Sync Story: Inside Spandau Ballet's Virgin Trains placement

Ben Homewood

When they were writing 1983 hit True, it’s unlikely Spandau Ballet had any inkling it would be spliced with a speedcore track 34 years later to advertise Virgin Trains.

Now, it has, and all thanks to music and sound design company Finger Music and advertising
agency Anomaly.

Directed by Tom Kuntz (Skittles, Cadbury’s), Spandau vs Speedcore cuts between True’s louche soul and a nerve-shattering speedcore track to illustrate the contrast between travelling via Virgin Trains and its competitors, in this ...

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