"That was a really famous moment. How many people win a medal for their country apart from sportsmen and athletes?" he questioned."It's only when you look back [that you] say: 'How did I do that?'"Every year we [Britain] try to win it and seem to fail."It's a totally different ballgame now than how it used to be, so you realise what it meant.
Medals these days [for Brits] are only for sportsmen."Meanwhile, the band's hit song that succeeded in the competition, 'Save Your Kisses For Me', remains a fan favourite - and he jokes that the group would be annihilated if they failed to play it at reunion tours."We couldn't leave the stage without playing that - they'd hang us from the rafters if we did!" he joked."I think people like to see what they know."When I see a band I like to hear all the hits, I don't like to hear new stuff.
It's the hits that are important."Martin, who has been married to his Brotherhood of Man bandmate Sandra for 50 years, believes that the secret to success is to maintain the high note in his relationship as much as he does in his career.Naturally, he has plenty of fond memories of their history together."People say to us: 'How do you stay together for 50 years?'", he explained, "[but] we have always had fun, every time we met up."We've worked with Abba, we've worked with megastars all over the world, and had some great times."Meanwhile, it's not just his band that Martin is occupied with - in recent times he has been extremely busy writing 84 stories for The Butterfly Children, all of which will be turned into books.He previously wrote the songs for the children's musical version, which premiered in 1990 and boasted Princess Margaret as an audience member in one of the theatres - and now a series of.Read more on express.co.uk