She shared: “I really like working with a lot younger writers as a result of their influences rising up have been so totally different to mine.
“It’s humorous that a lot of them cherished the Spice Girls, but they are much more adventurous than me with regards to melodies and track constructions. They taught me to listen to music otherwise. As did studying to DJ.”
Melanie additionally revealed that over time, she’s merely discovered to “care much less” concerning the perceptions of different individuals.
The singer – whose new album is ready to be launched in October – instructed the Sunday Times newspaper: “In the previous maybe I have not needed to upset the apple cart.
“And that suited some of the people around me. But one of the great things about getting older is that you have the courage to care less. The whole album is saying, ‘This is who I am, take it or leave it.’ That apple cart? I’m finally up for kicking it over.”
Meanwhile, Melanie lately claimed the Spice Girls began speaking about “girl power” on account of their experiences of sexism.
She defined: “We needed to be well-known, we needed to be pop stars and fairly rapidly we have been being instructed woman bands do not promote information, you’ll be able to’t be on the entrance cowl of magazines as a result of women purchase information by boys.
“We have been like, ‘Seriously, do not say that to the Spice Girls, that is like a purple rag to a bull.’
“So that’s when we started talking about girl power and we knew, actually, we had a really important point to prove, and it was great because it gave us a fire in our belly.”