1981 ➤ Ballet on Broadway, leading the British invasion of America, spring 1981

On this day 30 years ago, 21 Blitz Kids, average age 21, took Manhattan by storm. Spandau Ballet provided the new British electropop, the Axiom design collective provided the radical London fashion show, while Tina Turner and Robert de Niro joined the coolest audience in New York City to witness the new sounds and new styles of Swinging London…

 Spandau Ballet, Blitz Kids, Jim Fourratt, Axiom fashion,Sade Adu,British invasion,

First published in the first issue of New Sounds New Styles in July 1981

Click here to read what happened for seven days in May
when the Ballet hit Broadway

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