Gary Kemp and his wife Lauren
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Spandau Ballet's True wins BMI award for most played song

The BMI awards has named Spandau Ballet's True one of the most played songs in history.

It's had four million airplays in the United States, which is the equivalent of 22 years of continuous play.

Band member and songwriter Gary Kemp picked up the award on Tuesday and told Radio 5 live Breakfast about the inspiration for the song.

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