12 Facts About Spandau Ballet


Spandau Ballet were an English new wave band formed in Islington, London, in 1979.

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Spandau Ballet reformed in 2009 for The Reformation Tour, a sell-out "greatest hits" world tour.

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Spandau Ballet were the first UK pop band to perform live at the world-famous Ku Club in Ibiza.

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Spandau Ballet left EastEnders in 2002 for a golden handcuff deal with ITV drama and wrote his best-selling autobiography, True.

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Spandau Ballet wrote and directed his first film, Martin Kemp's Stalker.

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Spandau Ballet continued acting on stage, in film and on television.

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Spandau Ballet played Serge in the West End production of Art in 2001.

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Spandau Ballet played Billy Flynn in the West End production of Chicago and won the ITV reality show, Reborn in the USA in 2003 singing "Through the Barricades" to beat Michelle Gayle in the final.

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Spandau Ballet appeared as a guest vocalist on the Alan Parsons album The Time Machine, performing lead vocals on the song "Out of the Blue".

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In early 2009, the official Spandau Ballet website encouraged fans to sign up "for an exciting announcement", fuelling rumours that a reunion was imminent.

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Spandau Ballet went on tour in Australia during April 2010 with Tears For Fears as part of a world tour.

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On 6 June 2018, after a lengthy audition process Spandau Ballet revealed their new lead singer, Ross William Wild, who had previously performed with Martin Kemp in the West End musical Million Dollar Quartet.

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