Tag Archives: Tony Hadley

Spandau Shakeup Stabilizes…To What End?

While we have had our head stuck down the OMD rabbit hole for many months, the world has not ceased spinning on its axis. Last July, Tony Hadley beat what seemed like a hasty exit from Spandau Ballet after nine … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: Spandau Ballet – Canon boxed set [REVO 045]

Ah yes. Spandau Ballet. The runt of the New Romantic litter, as it were. They had nowhere near the musicianship of labelmates Ultravox or contemporaries Visage. And they long dwelled in the shadow of their rivals, Duran Duran.  Hell, I’m … Continue reading

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…And Ye Shall Know Them By Their MULLETS!

I’ve written before about how I’m not really enamored of the eighties after 1983, which I maintain is when the actual decade really began to manifest itself. I consider ’80-’83 the fallout of the seventies, which was much stronger, musically, … Continue reading

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