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How I Played My Part In Inventing The New Romantics

Beverley Glick, beverleyglick.com, 2005

Spandau Ballet's bible

Here is the second extract from my memoir Hit Girl: My Bizarre Double Life in the Pop World of the Eighties. It is September 1980 and, under my pen name Betty Page, I have just been appointed a staff writer at the music paper Sounds after spending a year being the editor's secretary by day and secret music journalist by night. My first assignment is a tough one: to secure the first music press interview with elusive darlings of the London club scene, Spandau Ballet. This is the story of what happened…

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