Rosie Millard

Gary Kemp on David Bowie, Margaret Thatcher, and joining the establishment

Spandau Ballet’s Gary Kemp still thinks of himself as an aspirational kid – but don’t call him a Thatcherite

There was a funny gaffe on Radio 4 the other day, when the newsreader announced that Hitler’s favourite architect Albert Speer had been banged up in ‘Spandau Ballet’. Cue a lot of laughter across middle England. Gary Kemp, the founder of Spandau Ballet, the 1980s pop band (not the Berlin prison) was also rather amused, even if he’d heard it before.

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