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My Summer Reading: Musician Gary Kemp | reviews, news & interviews

My Summer Reading: Musician Gary Kemp

My Summer Reading: Musician Gary Kemp

Spandau songwriter picks Hollinghurst, Amis K and a book about the music biz

Funny how it seems, Gary Kemp is a voracious readerPal Hansen

Next in theartsdesk’s series of recommended summer reads is musician Gary Kemp, guitarist with Spandau Ballet, five working-class boys from north London who emerged from a surfeit of floppy fringes and pantaloons to become one of the most successful pop acts of the swaggering, vainglorious Eighties. Kemp wrote 23 singles for the band including massive hits such as "Gold", "True" and "Only When You Leave", which still crop up repeatedly on TV and film tracks.

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