Steve Norman & The Sleevz
The Boileroom, Guildford.
STEVE NORMAN AND THE SLEEVZ - JOURNEYS TO GLORY 40th ANNIVERSARY
STEVE NORMAN, co-founder, saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist of the world-famous
SPANDAU BALLET takes this very special event out on tour in February 2022. The show is to
celebrate the 40 th anniversary of the release of Spandau Ballet’s ground-breaking debut album,
‘Journeys To Glory’.
Steve, accompanied by his five-piece band ‘The Sleevz’, will perform the album in its entirety for
the first time. Journeys To Glory contained the band’s first hit single, ‘To Cut A Long Story Short’
plus other singles, ‘Musclebound’ and ‘The Freeze’. The show will also feature later Spandau
classics, including ‘True’, ‘Gold’ and ‘Only When You Leave’, and will give Steve an opportunity
to show his prowess as a talented guitar-player alongside his more well-known sax and
Steve has many career highlights including performing at the Live Aid concert at Wembley
Stadium and being involved on Band Aid’s Christmas classic ‘Do They Know Its Christmas’. With
Spandau Ballet, he has toured the world playing to huge audiences in stadia and arenas.
In 2015 Spandau Ballet released a critically acclaimed documentary movie about the band’s
story called "Soul Boys Of The Western World" that premiered at the SXSW Music Festival in
Steve has played saxophone, guitar, percussion, and sang for a wide selection of artists over the
years including Holy Holy featuring ex-“Spider from Mars” Woody Woodmansey, Tony Visconti
(David Bowie producer) & Glenn Gregory; Marc Almond; Earl Slick (Bowie guitarist); Mike
Garson (Bowie pianist & keyboard player); Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel, Bruce Foxton; Glen
Matlock; Kim Wilde and many others. However, he achieved a personal goal when he performed
on-stage with the legend that is Iggy Pop.