- Original Artists: Spandau Ballet
- Album: True
- Released: 1983-08-25
- Genres: Pop, Soul, 80s
- Artists: Pudenski Brothers
Spandau Ballet are an English band formed in Islington, London in 1979. The band were inspired by, and an integral part of, the electro movement. Initially the band formed through contact at school and were close friends (Gary Kemp and Steve Norman), They were close friends and shared a similar interest in music.
The bands lineup featured brothers Gary and Martin Kemp, Tony Hadley, Steve Norman and John Keeble. Gary and Martin Kemp went on to play the lead roles in the film The Krays, with Martin also apearing in the BBC soap EastEnders. Hadley to Virgin Radio and I'm a celebrity in 2015.
At the height of the Bands popularity they were recognised by the Music Industry at The Brit Awards for technical excellence following the group's debut single "To Cut a Long Story Short", which reached No. 5 in the UK in 1980, was the first of ten UK top 10 hits, including a No. 1 single "True", a No. 2 single "Gold", and two No. 3 singles: "Chant No. 1" and "Only When You Leave".