Personalities | Take That 2.0 | Twenty-First Century | Rock

(Vocal/instrumental group, 1990–96, 2006–present)

After considerable success in the early Nineties, British boy band Take That reunited without fifth member Robbie Williams. A tour in 2006 encouraged them to record their first studio LP in a decade and Beautiful World went eight times platinum in the UK. The band took a more mature approach, while lead singer Gary Barlow gained plaudits for his songwriting talents on hits such as ‘Patience’ and ‘Shine’. The Circus also topped the British charts in 2008, along with singles ‘Greatest Day’ and film tie-in ‘Rule The World’, capping one of the most successful comebacks in British music.

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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley


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