Tony and Spandau Ballet were propelled to fame with New Romantic hits like Through the Barricades, Gold and True. He continues to wow all age groups with soul and big band jazz as well as 80s hits.


Spandau Ballet, the most successful group of the eighties New Romantic scene, propelled Tony Hadley to stardom and embodied the music and fashion trends of the era. Hits like True and Gold brought them fame and fortune around the world.

As the Thatcher years drew to a close, Spandau disbanded and Tony pursued a solo career, performing with his own band and presenting on radio and television.

In the ITV show Reborn in the USA, Tony wowed crowds across the US during the eight weeks of the programme with his distinctive voice and natural charm. He won the contest and embarked on a national tour with Peter Cox from Go West and Martin Fry from ABC. Two of the original Spandau members, John Keeble and Steve Norman,then joined Tony to perform some of the classic hits that made his career...

Chant No. 1
To Cut A Long Story Short
First Cut is the Deepest
I’ll Fly For You
Woman In Chains
Through the Barricades
Save a Prayer
Hey Jealousy
Under the Bridge
You Will Never Know
Maybe You and I
August Girl

In 2015 Tony surprised fans by entering ‘the jungle’ in ITV’s ‘I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here!’, where he made it through to the final 6. He has since pursued numerous projects, including recording with Gary Barlow and performing at BBC Proms and the David Bowie tribute concert. 2017 seems him embark on a solo US tour.


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