Spandau Ballet is an English band formed in London in 1979. The band rose to international fame with their single, “True”, which peaked at No.
4 on the UK Singles Chart in 1983 and was a top ten hit in the United States and several other countries. To date, Spandau Ballet has released seven studio albums and had numerous chart successes around the world.
The band is perhaps best known for their hits “True” and “Gold”, both of which were Top 10 hits in the US and UK. “True” was Spandau Ballet’s first big hit and reached No.4 on the UK Singles Chart as well as hitting number one on the US Billboard Dance chart. The song has since become a classic from the 1980s and is still played regularly on radio stations around the world today.
The band’s follow-up single, “Gold”, was another major international success for Spandau Ballet. The song reached number two on the UK Singles Chart and also topped the US Dance chart again in 1984. It became a signature tune of sorts for Spandau Ballet and has been used in film soundtracks such as The Wedding Singer (1998).
Aside from these two singles, Spandau Ballet have released numerous other successful songs over their career including “Only When You Leave”, “Through The Barricades” and “Chant No 1 (I Don’t Need This Pressure On)” which all reached the Top 10 of various charts around Europe during the 1980s.
Spandau Ballet’s most famous song is undoubtedly their smash hit single “True” which is still widely recognised today as one of the definitive songs of its era. The song has been covered by many artists over the years including Maroon 5 who re-recorded it for their 2004 album Songs About Jane while it has also been featured prominently in a number of films including 13 Going On 30 (2004).
In conclusion, Spandau Ballet’s most famous song is undoubtedly “True”, which peaked at No. 4 on the UK Singles Chart in 1983 while also reaching number one on the US Billboard Dance chart. It has since become a classic from the 1980s and is still played regularly on radio stations around the world today; it has been covered by many artists over time while also being featured prominently in a number of films making it one of music’s most enduring hits from its era.