romantic fop, pseudo soul boy, call him what you like.
But when all is said and done, Gary Kemp did pen some of
songs of the eighties and was the driving force behind the last
British pop movement to make it big Stateside.
With True, Gold and Chant No1 underneath his belt, when he left
Spandau Ballet Kemp was perfectly poised to clean up on the writing
and Martin Kemp in The Krays
it was his blistering performance as psychotic Ronnie Kray in The
Krays that he'll be remembered for post-Spandau.
Parts in The Bodyguard, Killing Zoe and Dog Eat Dog
followed and recent years have seen him writing for other artists
and appearing in the play Art.
Gary C got all misty eyed with Gary K as they talked about new wave,
the new romantics and the 80s London music scene.
Gary Kemp 1 - (8', 26")
He talks about living in Soho and getting together with fellow
working class flash boys and art school students to create their
Kemp 2 - (6', 30")
The Blitz, the burgeoning New Romantic movement and Spandau's
early ambitions are all touched on.
Kemp 3- (8', 07")
He chats about making pop videos, Duran Duran and being accused
of selling out.
Kemp 4 - (10', 55")
The interview finishes with Gary K chatting about his last years
with Spandau, filming The Krays and the state of the music industry.
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