Spandau Ballets new frontman was born 11 years after the band was

Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. The new lead singer of Spandau Ballet has admitted he is intimidated in taking up the role of front man in a band whose greatest hits were released before he was born.Ross William Wild, 30, a singer and actor, was unveiled as the replacement for Tony Hadley, who left the group a year ago.Asked if he found his new job intimidating, he replied: “Absolutely, they’ve got a legacy and it’s a responsibility of mine to pay homage to that legacy, but also [to] do it my own way.”Wild – who is just 30 – was born 11 years after the band was formed.Spandau Ballet had huge hits with singles including ‘Gold’ and “True” in the early 1980s.Brothers Martin and Gary Kemp remain in the band.  read more