In what has to be a nod to her old sporty spice moniker, Mel C is returning to the pop scene with a theme song for a women’s soccer tournement.

Rock Me is being promoted as the soundtrack to this year’s Women’s World Cup and the video features a number of athletic ladies displaying their impressive ball skills.

The former Spice Girl also announced that her fifth studio album will be called The Sea and is scheduled for released in September 2011.

“I really feel this could be the best album of my career,” Mel declared. “I’ve worked with great writers, got fantastic songs and I’m really excited about the production.”

As for her influences, the I Turn To You singer said: “Over the writing and recording of this album there have been so many influences – Madonna, Muse, Depeche Mode to name a few.

“I find younger artists like Adele and Jessie J inspiring, they are such incredible vocalists,” she added.

Rock Me is released on June 24. Check out the video below.

Via Pop In Stereo.

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