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The band Spandau Ballet was founded in 1979. Before coming to fame, the band got it’s start in Islington. Generally, music journalists would define Spandau Ballet’s style within the genre/s of new wave, blue-eyed soul, and other rock music.
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Spandau Ballet genre is not easily defined. Music magazines and journalists have different opinions on a clearly defined genre for Spandau Ballet. However, many describe the style within the genre/s of new wave, blue-eyed soul, and other rock music.