A timeless ballad characterized by its smooth, soulful sound, heartfelt lyrics, and Tony Hadley's emotive vocals, captivating listeners with its romantic and nostalgic atmosphere.

“True” is a song by English new wave band Spandau Ballet. It was released in 1983 as the third single from their third studio album, True. The song was written by Gary Kemp, and produced by Trevor Horn.

“True” is a synth-pop song with a driving beat and a catchy melody. The lyrics are about a man who is trying to win back his ex-girlfriend. The song was a critical and commercial success, reaching number one in the UK Singles Chart and number two on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States.

“True” is considered one of the greatest songs of all time. It has been covered by many artists, including Alison Moyet, Erasure, and Nena. The song has also been featured in several films and television shows, including The Breakfast Club, The Simpsons, and Glee.

“True” is a timeless classic that continues to be enjoyed by people around the world. It is a song about love, loss, and regret, but it is also a song about hope and redemption.

Fun Fact

The song features a prominent saxophone solo performed by Steve Norman, which has become one of the most recognizable elements of the song. The solo adds a distinct and memorable musical element to the track, contributing to its enduring popularity and iconic status.

About the Artist

Spandau Ballet are an English new wave band formed in London in 1979. The band’s classic lineup featured Gary Kemp on guitar, synthesiser and backing vocals, his brother Martin Kemp on bass, vocalist Tony Hadley, saxophonist Steve Norman and drummer John Keeble.

Spandau Ballet were one of the most successful groups of the New Romantic era of British pop and were part of the Second British Invasion of the Billboard Top 40 in the 1980s, selling 25 million albums and having 23 hit singles worldwide. The band have had eight UK top 10 albums, including three greatest hits compilations and an album of re-recorded material. Their musical influences ranged from punk rock and soul music to the American crooners Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett.

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