Singer is in the studio working on a new album

Geri Halliwell is set to re-launch her solo pop career with a new album.

The ex-Spice Girls singer is back in the studio working on an album named ’Putting On The Bling’. The album is named after a song set to feature on it, which will be a reworked version popular staple ’Puttin’ On The Ritz’, reports the Daily Express.

A source told the newspaper: “She’s working with some of the production teams behind some of the Spice Girls biggest hits. She’s very excited.” They went on to describe the sound of the new songs as “loud, brash and loads of fun,” before adding: “Geri is very good at making sure she gets noticed and this will be no exception to that rule.”

The paper quotes the singer as saying: “For me, 2011 has started off incredibly excitingly. Music and fashion, two working loves of my life, developing incredibly and both coming to fruition.”

Halliwell’s last solo album was ’Passion’, released in 2005. She reunited with The Spice Girls in 2007 for the Return Of The Spice Girls tour.