Take That revert back to a four-piece group
Speaking to the Radio Times, current X Factor judge Gary Barlow explained that the timing of the 'Angels' singer's return was "beautiful" but he will now pursue his own career independently of the group:
"It was beautiful. We got on well. We finished the tour. The fans have come along and been happy. Now Rob's doing a solo record and from this point it's back to where it was."
A spokesman for Take That was quick to point out that although they aren't calling it a day they will take some well-deserved time off:
"I can confirm that the band are not splitting and there is no pending announcement of a split. The band are on a break, Gary is doing X Factor and Robbie is working on his new solo album."
Watch behind the scenes footage from the video shoot of Williams and Barlow's collaborative single, 'Shame', here:
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