Former X Factor judge Gary Barlow has announced the release of the title track of his Double Platinum album ‘Since I Saw You Last’ Unreality TV can reveal this morning. It is the third track to be taken from an album that has not only been Gary’s most successful to date, but also finished inside the Top Ten selling albums of last year. We always knew he could do it!
Gary is one of Britain’s most successful songwriters, having written and co-written THIRTEEN Number One singles and TWENTY-THREE Top Ten hits. His new tune is being billed as an incredibly catchy ‘feel-good’ number and a press release states it’s ‘oozing warmth and echoing shades of some of the UK’s best-known classic songwriters.’
The song seems to have an autobiographical feel and the lyrics focus on survival against the odds and emerging stronger than before. It seems the dad of three addresses his past career problems – way before the Take That reunion of course – and Gary passionately sings about being a ‘dead man walking’ and having to accept ‘I won’t be in fashion’. How things have changed!
Barlow will soon be hitting the road again for his Since I Saw You Last tour, which will see the Patience hitmaker playing some of the biggest venues he has ever played as a solo artist.
Since I Saw You Last will be released a week before Gary’s performance at London’s Royal Albert Hall which will take place after the tour on Tuesday 22nd April, a very special intimate show for the music charity Nordoff Robbins.
Meanwhile, Gaz has spent much of the last two months in the recording studio with his Take That bandmates….or some of them!
Jason Orange, Mark Owen and Howard Donald have been hard at work on the groups’ new album, the follow up to 2010 release Progress and the band will take the record on the road with a massive tour in 2015.
Robbie Williams was offered the chance to rejoin his pals for the record, material and tour but earlier this week he cast counts on his return.
The new dad was given until March to decide whether or not he wanted to lend his vocals to the new songs and join the boys on the road next year, however he’s insisted that for the first time in a long time he’s happy in his own skin and wants to stay on his own for the time being.
Robbie will also be touring this year, as he takes his Swing shows around the UK and Europe.
However we can’t help thinking he’ll regret his decision to sit out the next Take That project, after all he wouldn’t have enjoyed such a successful solo comeback if the band hadn’t welcomed him back a few years ago.
Remember Rudebox anyone?
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