Out Now - It's a Mad, Mad World: New Book Celebrates Stars and Sounds of the New Wave 80s by Lori Majewski
SB, Duran Duran, Depeche Mode, The Smiths, Tears for Fears and, yes, even Kajagoogoo, tell all in a just-released oral history - http://madworldbook.com/
This much is "True": Spandau Ballet's Gary Kemp reveals the influence behind the band's biggest hit.
It was about a "very unrequited romance with [Altered Images singer] Clare Grogan," says the singer. She gave Kemp the book Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov, from which he appropriated some lyrics, including the now-famous couplet: "Take your seaside arms and write the next line." They weren't called New Romantics for nothing!