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Spandau Ballet's Gary Kemp on the Lasting Influence of David Bowie and the 70s Glam Rock Scene

Gary Kemp

Spandau Ballet’s Gary Kemp on How Pink Floyd & David Bowie Inspired A New Solo LP

Spandau Ballet’s Gary Kemp jumps on the line with Kyle Meredith to talk about his new solo album, INSOLO. The musician/actor tells us how playing in Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason’s new band was the impetus for doing a new album and finding himself looking back at his coming-of-age years for inspiration in both the music and lyrics. In fact, Kemp name-checks David Bowie, 10CC, and Paul McCartney’s Wings as definite touch-points, and goes on to discuss his thoughts on 70s songwriters and why we keep coming back to those songs.

Watch the interview above and then check out the videos below.

Kyle is the WFPK Music Director. Email Kyle at kmeredith@lpm.org

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