In 2004, Tony published his autobiography entitled ‘To Cut a Long Story Short’ in hardback. The book chronicles his early life in Clerkenwell in London, his school life and the start of Spandau Ballet in the music room of Dame Alice Owens. The rise of Spandau Ballet to international stardom, Band Aid and Live Aid, and the break-up of the band. His family life and solo career. The book finishes off just after the Reborn in the USA television show, which he won.
The hardback version made the Sunday Times bestseller list. The paperback, published in 2005 contains an extra chapter, bringing details up to date.