The Mirror reports that Innocent Records are said to be unhappy with Geri Halliwell’s third solo album and have ordered the former Spice Girl back in the studio to come up with new material. “The plan was that Geri would release a single this month and put the album out in March,” a source revealed. “But they dropped off the release schedules. She’s been working on her second solo comeback for more than three years now. It was scheduled for release last summer, there’s no point her touring with just one single out.”
Halliwell Changes Management, Postpones Tour
February 13, 2005 – A posting on Geri Halliwell’s official site reports that the former Spice Girl has parted company with her management this week and taken on new representation. Currently in the midst of finishing her forthcoming album, her new team have advised her to postpone her May UK tour and she has taken their advice. Her record company, Innocent, are excited about the new album and looking forward to being able to promote the album properly before Geri embarks on the tour. Marshall Arts, the tour promoter, will announce the rescheduled dates shortly.
Darius And Geri To Team Up On New Single
January 30, 2005 – Neil Sean of Sky News reports that Darius Danesh and rumored squeeze Geri Halliwell have both written and recorded a secret track which they hope to put out as a double A side single. The track is called ‘Every Waking Hour’ and Sean hears recalls the glamorous 80s and that fans will be stunned when they hear it. With both artists’ careers struggling, they’re hoping that combining forces will provide a boost.
Geri Feeling Jealous Over Darius Reconciliation
January 29, 2005 – The Daily Star reports that Geri Halliwell is upset with news Darius Danesh wants to get back together with ex-girlfriend Natasha Henstridge. “Geri has become used to [Darius] being around and didn’t seem too happy with the idea of Darius getting involved with Natasha again,” a source explained.
Billionaire Offers Big Money For Halliwell To Attend Ball
January 13, 2005 – The Sun reports that Geri Halliwell has been asked to attend the Opera Ball in Vienna as the guest of 72-year-old billionaire Dickie Lugner, who is prepared to pay the pop star $940,000 for the night.
“I’m proud to have such a star guest as Ginger Spice, who has made such a successful career for herself,” said a proud Dickie. “I chose Geri because of her wonderful smile.”