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Spandau Ballet: A Revolt Into Style

Chris Salewicz, The Face, August 1981

"IF PEOPLE want to find out what is the working class attitude to life," Gary Kemp declares forcefully, leaning towards me over a corner table in Covent Garden's Rumours bar, "they shouldn't read George Orwell. They should read a book like Profession Of Violence, which is about the Kray Twins.

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