Library Rock's Backpages

Spandau Ballet's Bible: How I Played My Part in Inventing the New Romantics

Beverley Glick,, 2005

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…

Total word count of piece: 1261


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.