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In March 1982.

In March 1982, “Chrysalis” label released “Diamond” the second Spandau Ballet album. It was recorded 1981-1982, and was produced by Richard James Burgess.


  • Tony Hadley – lead vocals, synthesizer
  • Gary Kemp – guitar, keyboards, synthesizers, backing vocals
  • Martin Kemp – bass, backing vocals
  • Steve Norman – guitar, percussion, saxophone, backing vocals
  • John Keeble – drums, backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Kemp.

  1. Chant No. 1 (I Don’t Need This Pressure On)
  2. Instinction
  3. Paint Me Down
  4. Coffee Club
  5. She Loved Like Diamond
  6. Pharaoh
  7. Innocence and Science
  8. Missionary



On March 6, 1981.


On March 6, 1981, “Chrysalis” label released “Journeys to Glory”, the debut Spandau Ballet album. It was recorded 1980 -1981, at “Trident Studios”, and was produced by Richard James Burgess.


  • Tony Hadley- vocals, keyboards
  • Gary Kemp- guitar, keyboards
  • Steve Norman- guitar
  • Martin Kemp- bass guitar
  • John Keeble- drums
  • Graham Smith- design and photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Kemp.

  1. To Cut a Long Story Short
  2. Reformation
  3. Mandolin
  4. Musclebound
  5. Age of Blows
  6. The Freeze
  7. Confused
  8. Toys


On March 4, 1983.


On March 4, 1983, “Chrysalis” label released “True”, the third Spandau Ballet studio album. It was recorded October – November 1982, at “Compass Point Studios” in Nassau, and was produced by  Steve Jolley and Tony Swain.


  • Tony Hadley– vocals
  • Gary Kemp– guitar, vocals, keyboards, piano
  • Martin Kemp– bass
  • Steve Norman– saxophone, percussion
  • John Keeble– drums, vocals
  • Jess Bailey – additional keyboards

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Kemp.

  1. Communication
  2. Pleasure
  3. Code of Love
  4. Gold
  5. Lifeline
  6. Heaven Is a Secret
  7. Foundation
  8. True

On June 4, 1942.

Capitol Records

On June 4, 1942, “Capitol Records” was founded by Johnny Mercer, Buddy DeSylva, and Glenn Wallichs. Over the decades, the label became home to artists such as Frank Sinatra, The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Bobby Darin, Glen Campbell, Steve Miller, Dr. Hook, Bob Seger, Tina Turner, Heart,  Nat King Cole, the Four Knights, Tennessee Ernie Ford, Stan Kenton, June Christy, Louis Prima, Keely Smith, the Louvin Brothers, Judy Garland, the Andrews Sisters, Harry James, Andy Griffith, Shirley Bassey, the Kingston Trio, Dean Martin, The Four Freshmen, Helen Reddy, Anne Murray, April Wine, Blondie, Bloodrock, Burning Spear, Buzzcocks, David Bowie, Kim Carnes, Rosanne Cash, Max Webster, Lee Clayton, Natalie Cole, The Goose Creek Symphony, Sammy Hagar, The Knack, Maze, Mink DeVille, Juice Newton, Raspberries, Minnie Riperton, Diana Ross, Sweet, The Specials, The Sylvers, Ten Wheel Drive, The Stranglers, Tavares, George Thorogood, Triumvirate, Little River Band, Wings, The Persuasions, Richard Marx, The Motels, Billy Squier, Crowded House, Peter Blakeley, Depeche Mode, Duran Duran, The Doobie Brothers, Willie Dixon, Glass Tiger, Katrina & The Waves, Grace Jones, Lloyd Cole, Pet Shop Boys, Sawyer Brown, Queen, Roxette, Brian Setzer,The Smithereens, Spandau Ballet, The Tubes, Paul Westerberg, Butthole Surfers, Concrete Blonde, Billy Idol, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Megadeth, Exodus, W.A.S.P., Poison, Iron Maiden, Queensrÿche,  Beastie Boys, King Tee, Mantronix, Mellow Man Ace, Robbie Robertson, Dave Koz, Ashford and Simpson, Freddie Jackson, BeBe & CeCe Winans, Skinny Puppy and others.