December 03, 2012 09:00 ET

Jump Back in Time With 80s Legends Madness Thanks to Barclaycard

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Dec. 3, 2012) - Pop fans are being invited to relive one of the 80s most successful bands thanks to an initiative by Barclaycard. Three pairs of tickets to see British ska band Madness at Birmingham's LG Arena are being given away to followers of the Barclaycard Music Twitter feed for the event on 13th December 2012.

Formed in 1976, Madness rose to fame in the early 80s and enjoyed a number of recognisable hits such as 'One Step Beyond' and 'Our House.' Now, six lucky winners have a chance to see the band that holds the record (214 weeks) for the most weeks spent by a group in the 80s UK singles charts.

The prize draw, which is open to anyone including non-Barclaycard customers, will run from 3rd December, closing at noon on 6th December. To enter, participants need to become a follower of the Barclaycard Music Twitter feed and retweet one of the promoted competition tweets to be in with a chance of winning.

This exclusive offer is courtesy of Barclaycard Unwind, a service that brings some of the very best live music events to the UK public. Fans can experience what it's like to be a VIP guest of Barclaycard at one of its partner venues nationwide with preferential ticketing and entry to exclusive lounges. For Barclaycard customers, signing up to receive Unwind perks is free and provides easy access to entertainment events including gigs, comedy shows, exhibitions and theatre productions.

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