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Thorn's Teenage Kicks

Advantages: Engaging writing style; funny and witty; interesting insight
Disadvantages: None that I noticed

Tracey Thorn’s ' Bedsit Disco Queen' (Subtitled: How I Grew up and Tried to be a Pop Star) is as much an analysis of the fickle and ever changing face of pop music from the 1970s onwards, as it is the author’s own honest, and often moving account, of her ...

fizzytom 13.03.2013 · Read full review
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'Through the Barricades'.

Advantages: Inspirational. An absorbing & compelling read.
Disadvantages: A couple of subjects are covered a bit 'vaguely'.

Martin Kemp’s autobiography ‘True’ emotively begins in 1995 with a visit to a doctor who relays the grim news that Martin has two brain tumours. The doctor advises that the first one be dealt with before any further discussions on the second. An emergency ...

bistro 20.10.2004 · Read full review
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Martin Kemp COMPELLING

Advantages: excellent read
Disadvantages: none

Martin Kemp and compelling, two words that I’d never thought I’d say in the same sentence but that’s what this book is, compelling. I purchased it from Amazon.co.uk with a free five pound voucher that I received through lineone.com. I ...

thesniper 08.03.2001 · Read full review
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To cut a long story short

Advantages: a good read
Disadvantages: quite a few swear words

This is the title of the first song Martin Kemp and Spandau Ballet released as a band, I thought it would be a good title for my op. Martin Kemp craved to be in a band from being very young. His big brother gary joined a band first and Martin would roa ...

belinda9 24.05.2001 · Read full review
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truly great

Advantages: Great read even to a duranie
Disadvantages: none realy

I was not a fan of Spandau Ballet I was more into Duran Duran but when I was taking part in the recent coke auctions his book was one of the auction lots so I decided to bid for it to see what he had to say. The book starts of with a very vivid discripti ...

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