Spandau Ballet

The boys chat about their early days at London's iconic Blitz Club...

Anita Awbi
  • By Anita Awbi
  • 11 Sep 2014
  • min read
Super-sharp eighties icons Spandau Ballet have become the latest recipients of a PRS for Music Heritage Award.

The plaque was presented by PRS chairman Guy Fletcher yesterday (Wednesday) at the site of their first ever gig at the Blitz Club, now Red Rooms, in the heart of London’s Holborn.

Brothers Gary and Martin Kemp, Steve Norman, Tony Hadley and John Keeble were all on hand to celebrate the occasion.

We caught up with them after the unveiling to hear their abiding memories of the Blitz Club and learn more about the link between music and fashion that came to define the eighties era...

Read our Gary Kemp feature - 21st Century Soul Boy.

Soul Boys of the Western World, a film documenting the rise of the band, will be in cinemas across the UK and Ireland on Tuesday 30 September including a live satellite performance from the Royal Albert Hall by Spandau Ballet. Tickets are on sale now from The film is on general release from 3 October.