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True (Special Edition)
Spandau Ballet was originally part of England's New Romantic movement, but it wasn't until the group donned slick suits and reinvented themselves as blue-eyed soul crooners that they really hit their stride. That moment came on their third album, TRUE, which the quintet cut in the Bahamas. Still within the synthpop vein, but with R&B and jazz influences to the fore, the set's eight originals boast spare, classy arrangements that put the focus on hooks and Tony Hadley's versatile voice; “Gold” hit the Top 30 in America, and the title track made the Top 10. The Special Edition of this '80s touchstone adds 14 bonus tracks, including instrumental, 12” and live versions of TRUE songs.