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Gary Barlow announces new orchestral solo album

Gary Barlow announces new orchestral solo album

Gary Barlow is preparing a solo record of original songs featuring an orchestra. The Take That star has revealed his as-yet-untitled album will be released in autumn 2020. He told fans on Twitter: "There’s new music in the air.I’m happy to announce a new solo record for the Autumn of 2020. I’ve done so much in my career but the one thing I’ve never recorded is a record... »

Take That’s greatest hits tour didn’t have space for Robbie Williams

Take That’s greatest hits tour didn’t have space for Robbie Williams

Gary Barlow says it would have taken too many "rehearsals" to slot in Robbie Williams on Take That’s greatest hits tour. The trio – completed by Mark Owen and Howard Donald – have been performing across the UK and Europe in support of their 30th anniversary LP ‘Odyssey ‘, and the frontman has admitted they wanted to make it all about the three of them, so pa... »

Howard Donald has acupuncture to cure binge eating

Howard Donald has acupuncture to cure binge eating

Howard Donald has turned to facial acupuncture to cure his binge eating. The Take That star can’t stop gorging on chocolate, cake and crisps every night after his band’s 30th anniversary shows at London’s O2 Arena so his wife Katie Halil has persuaded him try the fine needle treatment to stop him being a "pig." Taking to his Twitter account on Wednesday (08.05.19), the ... »

Take That: We should’ve had lifetime achievement BRIT

Take That: We should’ve had lifetime achievement BRIT

Take That feel they should have received a lifetime achievement BRIT Award by now. Howard Donald – who is joined by Gary Barlow and Mark Owen in the Manchester band – has admitted he is bemused as to why US star Pink was honoured with the Outstanding Contribution To Music gong at the ceremony in February. The ‘Back For Good’ hitmakers already have eight BRITs to their name,... »

Howard Donald fears baldness

Howard Donald fears baldness

Howard Donald feared he’d be thrown out of Take That if he went bald. The 50-year-old singer has been worried about losing his hair since he joined the group so he’s "relieved" he’s kept hold of all his locks, even now he’s getting older. He admitted: "I’ve been fearing going bald since I was 18, seriously, I have. "We would have had a new member i... »

Gary Barlow: Take That need more than two

Gary Barlow: Take That need more than two

Gary Barlow insists Take That wouldn’t "survive" as a duo. The group started out as a five-piece, but following the departures of Robbie Williams and Jason Orange, they now record and tour as a trio. Though Gary thinks he, Mark Owen and Howard Donald are closer than ever now, he doesn’t believe they could carry on if another of the group left out. He said: "We wouldnR... »

Take That will continue into their 80s

Take That will continue into their 80s

Gary Barlow says Take That will continue into their 80s. The 48-year-old frontman – who is joined by Howard Donald, 50, and Mark Owen, 47, in the ‘Never Forget’ group – has reassured fans that their upcoming 30th anniversary tour does not spell the end of the band and admitted he feels like they are "just over half way" through their career. Gary told The Sun news... »

Howard Donald’s toddler son wants to see Take That tour

Howard Donald’s toddler son wants to see Take That tour

Howard Donald’s three-year-old son wants to see the Take That 2019 tour. The 50-year-old singer has two sons, three-year-old Bowie and Dougie, two, with his wife Katie Halil and the slightly older one is keen to see his dad in action on the upcoming ‘Greatest Hits Live’ tour but Howard thinks his lad will be fast asleep before he and his bandmates hit the stage. Howard also has t... »

Mission Ignition host Howard Donald loves to race classic cars

Mission Ignition host Howard Donald loves to race classic cars

‘Mission Ignition’ host Howard Donald has revealed he races classic cars every year at the Goodwood Revival and dresses in 1950s race clothes. The Take That singer has teamed up with retired racing driver Dario Franchitti, 45, for the four-part Channel 4 series. Each 60-minute episode sees two classic cars taken to pieces and then Howard – who worked as a panel beater and vehicle... »

Take That to capture Greatest Hits Tour with Polaroids

Take That to capture Greatest Hits Tour with Polaroids

Take That are planning to capture their ‘Greatest Hits Tour’ using a Polaroid camera. The ‘Rule The World’ hitmakers recently announced their final date of their 30th anniversary run will be screened in cinemas across the UK and Ireland, and now they have asked their fans if they should take the instant camera on the road with them as a special way to remember the milestone... »

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