September 29th: Dylan Jones & Gary Kemp in conversation at Home Grown Private Members Club, London.

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Gary Kemp & Dylan Jones.

Come and meet Dylan Jones in conversation with Gary Kemp about their respective new book and album. Gary’s second solo album “Insolo“, and Dylan’s new book “Shiny & New“, Ten Moments of Pop Genius that Defined the ’80s.

An intimate event.

We only have room for 30 people in the club room (but 100 online tickets available) so do join us in the convivial atmosphere of Home Grown Private Members Club over a continental breakfast and immerse yourself in the stories and music that helped create one of the most defining decades of youth culture from two of the instigators who helped create it.

Dylan John Jones OBE is an English journalist and author who has served as editor of the UK version of men’s fashion and lifestyle magazine GQ since 1999. He has held senior roles with several other publications, including editor of magazines i-D and Arena, and has contributed weekly columns to newspapers The Independent and The Mail on Sunday. Jones has penned multiple books, his latest is “Shiny and New: Ten Moments of Pop Genius that Defined the ’80s” 

Gary wrote the lyrics and music for all 23 of Spandau Ballet’s hit singles, including “To Cut a Long Story Short”, “True”, “Gold”, “Chant No. 1 (I Don’t Need This Pressure On)”, “Through the Barricades” and “Only When You Leave”. Spandau Ballet became one of the biggest British bands of the 1980s, generating over 25 million record sales worldwide. in 2018 he was invited by the band’s drummer Nick Mason to contribute guitar and vocals to Mason’s psychedelic rock band Saucerful of Secrets, “capturing the spirit” of the early music of Pink Floyd.

He released his second solo studio album, “INSOLO”, this year on Columbia Records produced and mixed by himself and keyboards player Toby Chapman.

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