Republica: The Spice Girl
Stephen Dalton, New Musical Express, 1 March 1997
AMERICA SNEEZES, the saying goes, and Britain catches a cold. Well wrap up warm and get the Night Nurse in, because America has got the REPUBLIC bug pretty bad. And with nearly 250,000 sales off the British quintet's eponymous debut album already logged at US record stores, the infection isn't weakening.
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