Gary Barlow sees ‘ Take That’s future as a four-piece’

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    It looks like the long-awaited Take That reunion may not be set to last, with Gary Barlow revealing that he sees the band’s ‘future as a four-piece.’

    The singer, who turns 40 today, made the comments on Radio 2’s breakfast show yesterday, hinting that Robbie Williams may not be back for good.

    ‘I think even moving forward, I know we’re back with Rob right now, but we still see our future as a four-piece band’ he revealed. ‘We see Take That as a four-piece band in general.’

    ‘When we came back in 2005 we had the conversation, “Can we do this as four?” Thanks to the fans who bought the records, we proved we can,’ he added.

    Robbie announced that he was rejoining the band in July last year, his first time back with the boys since leaving 15 years before. As a five-piece they’ve released a best-selling new album, Progress, and will embark on a sold-out reunion tour in May.

    Meanwhile Birthday boy Gary will celebrate turning the big 4-0 with a celebratory concert tonight at London’s Shepherd’s Bush Empire, where he’ll perform songs from his 20 year career.

    Happy birthday Gary!


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