After the whirlwind of the tour and fans commenting on wanting a DVD following the ‘Cinema Live’, the band announced that the ‘Odyssey Greatest Hits Live’ will be coming out on the 15th November on DVD, as well as many other formats.
Following the 52 dates around the UK and Europe, the tour came to a close in Zurich reminding fans that this isn’t over.
Kicking off the European leg of the tour, the band started in Paris in a beautiful theatre with the audience standing throughout. This was the first time they’d performed there and will definitely be heading back again.
On the last night of the UK tour in Cardiff, fans could also head to their local cinema and watch the performance live across the country and around the world. A sad finish for the band, but, Europe was next!
During their London stretch of the tour, the band were presented with their Platinum discs for the ‘Odyssey’ album. They were 1 of 4 artists to achieve this from last year’s sales and of course, couldn’t have done this without their fans.
For a week, Manchester arena was re-named to the ’Take That Arena’ to mark the band’s 30th Anniversary and for hitting their 46 record-breaking shows at the venue.
The band kicked off the Greatest Hits tour in Sheffield, supported by Rick Astley with Lulu surprising fans for her performance of ‘Relight My Fire’. This was the first night of many before they headed out to do the rest of the UK and Europe dates.
Take That joined the roster of a wealth of talent to take part in the Teenage Cancer Trust Gigs at the Royal Albert Hall. They were joined by Lulu to perform ‘Relight My Fire’ and continue to support all the hard work that Teenage Cancer Trust do.
After hundreds of brilliant submissions from Thatters, Take That released the video for ‘Everlasting’, a new track from the ‘Odyssey’ album – this was their way of saying thank you for all the support so far.
A brilliant start to the year, the band announced their partnership with Suzuki Cars in the UK, launching their new ‘Bring The Fun’ campaign. With Take That and Suzuki videos peppering ITV during the ad breaks and also longer content online.
On the 11th December 2018, ITV aired the ‘Royal Variety Show’ with the band performing ‘Out Of Our Heads’ and ’Never forget’, following their meeting with the Royal Family and were amongst a brilliant line-up of talented acts.
After the production’s long tour around the UK, ’The Band’ Musical arrived at the West End for the first time with all proceeds going to the Elton John AIDS Foundation. The band took the red carpet with Robbie and performed with the cast of the musical.
Following the successful chart topper, the trio performed on The X Factor with ’Shine’ finishing with Robbie Williams joining the stage to sing ‘Everything Changes’ together. A complete surprise to the public and one that won’t be forgotten.
A week following the release of the ‘Odyssey’ album, the band announced that it hit No.1 on the Official Charts, this was a brilliant response so soon after the music was out there. They couldn’t have done this without their supportive and dedicated fan base who have been on this..Read More
On the 23rd November, the same day as the ‘Odyssey’ album was released, the band shared a new video for ‘Pray (Odyssey version) which contained un-seen footage before from their own personal archives. An emotional video that covered the span of the last 30 years, truly celebrating their anniversary with..Read More
Take That’s new Greatest Hits album, titled Odyssey celebrates 30 years of Take That. It was released on 23 November 2018 and features existing songs from their back catalogue that have been gloriously re-imagined and 3 brand new songs. It also includes collaborations with Boyz II Men, Lulu, Sigma and Barry..Read More
The band released the video for ‘Out Of Our Heads’ on the 2nd of November, which was directed by Michael Baldwin who created an upbeat video to match the track’s high-energy sound. You see the band performing the track in front of a psychedelic, ever-changing backdrop, with a 60s era..Read More
On the 21st September 2018, the band released a newly arranged and recorded version of ‘Pray’ which was to be the first single from their new Greatest Hits album ‘Odyssey’. Produced by Stuart Price, the new arrangement casts a contemplative light on the band’s upbeat early 90’s single.
Take That headlined the Manchester arena as part of the star studded line up for the inaugural Hits Radio Live alongside Rita Ora, Liam Payne, George Ezra, Clean Bandit, Years and Years, Sigala and Jax Jones. Wielding their arsenal of hits, Take That make a triumphant return to their Manchester home.
Returning to Australia for the first time in 22 years, on the 11th November 2017, tour kicked off in Perth. A triumphant night at the Perth Arena saw Take That fans down under on their feet from Relight My Fire to Patience.
On the 16th September 2017, one-off show in Jersey after a fan bid more than £1.2 million to win a performance from the band, this turned in to a charity event where the money would go towards children in need
On the 8th April 2017 ITV aired ‘An Evening with Take That.’ In a TV exclusive, Mark, Gary and Howard invited viewers to join them in “Wonderland” for ‘An Evening with Take That’. The band unveiled an exciting new set especially designed for the evening and routines exclusively produced for this one off..Read More
From the band’s eighth studio album ‘Wonderland’, written by Gary, Howard, Mark, Jamie Norton and Ben Mark and produced by Mark Ralph, Giants was released on the 17th of February 2017.
On the 7th November, Robbie joined the band to perform together at the Brits Icon Award Concert for the first time since 2012. Robbie was only the third artist to receive the Icon award after David Bowie and Elton John. He previously won the Brits’ lifetime achievement accolade in 2010.
21st October 2016 teased #WONDERLAND and announced their eighth studio album the next day. They also announced the WONDERLAND LIVE tour, the band’s tenth and the first to include Australia for 22 years
Take That and Sigma joined forces for an unexpected but perfect collaboration in May 2016 with the track ‘Cry’. The two bands had been talking for two years before the collaboration finally came together, and what a collaboration it was
Hey Boy was the fourth single from III, released on the 14th October 2015. Up-beat and catchy, the track followed in a similar vein to the winning formula of earlier III single, ‘These Days’
Take That provided the track “Get Ready For It” for the soundtrack of Kingsman: Secret Service
The band announced that they would be taking their tour to Denmark, Germany, Austria, The Netherlands, Italy and Switzerland
Take That’s seventh studio album III was released and went straight into the UK Charts at #1.
Take That Live 2015 is the upcoming ninth concert tour by Take That, in support of their seventh studio album III. The shows were announced on 8 November 2014. The demand for the tour led to all dates selling out as soon as they went on sale, with some dates..Read More
On 28 September 2014, Take That announced that Jason had left the band and would not be involved in their forthcoming album & tour.
The first single from Take That’s Album “III” is released and goes straight in at #1 becoming the band’s 12th UK #1 single
After becoming a dad for the second time and hankering for a solo revival, Robbie took the decision to leave Take That once more, albeit under much more amicable circumstances second time around – the boys in the band remain firm friends
Howard followed in Gary;s TV talent judging footsteps, joining the judging panel on Germany’s ‘Got To Dance’ – Brushing up on his German, Howard even answered press conference questions in the native language!
In November the band performed as a five piece at a prestigious music industry bash where the Prince of Wales paid tribute to Gary Barlow. Sir Elton John presented Barlow with the Music Industry Trust Award. In a video message recorded before he embarked on his tour of Australia, New..Read More
Take That performed Rule The World to headline the Olympics 2012 Closing Ceremony. The performance was planned as part of a stunning finale, during which a stunning 20-metre wide phoenix appeared to rise from the dying embers of the Olympic flame and hover above the stadium and ballerina Darcey Bussell flew..Read More
In May 2012, the band were awarded a highly coveted Ivor Novello Award for their Outstanding Contribution to Music
In 2011 the band embarked on the biggest tour the UK and Ireland had ever seen, the double-disc DVD includes the band’s entire epic-live show and a bonus disc featuring exclusive behind-the-scenes footage, filmed across the 29 UK dates, giving a unique insight in to life on the road. On..Read More
Released on the 21st November 2011, this was the twelfth album in Take That’s repertoire, but only their second live album to date. This was recorded during their Progress Live tour at Wembley Stadium in London and Etihad Stadium in Manchester, it reached number 12 in the UK Charts and..Read More
This was the second and final single from the band’s first EP, ‘Progressed’ and acted as the theme song in the feature film adaptation of ‘The Three Muskateers’, which premiered in the UK on the 14th October 2011. The song is the last to feature Jason Orange and Robbie Williams,..Read More
On 7th May 2011, it was announced that Gary would replace Simon Cowell as a judge on the X Factor and was officially confirmed on the 30th of May, alongside Louis Walsh, Tulisa and Kelly Rowland. He was given the ‘Boys’ category for the live shows and mentored Marcus Collins..Read More
“When We Were Young” is the second and final single by British pop group Take That from the band’s first EP, Progressed. It acted as the theme song in the feature film adaptation of The Three Musketeers, which premiered in the United Kingdom on 14 October 2011. The song features..Read More
‘Progress Live’ was the band’s eighth concert tour which supported their album ‘Progress’. It was the first tour to feature all five original members performing together in 15 years and the final tour to feature Jason Orange and Robbie Williams. The tour managed to sell 1.34 million tickets in less..Read More
Released on 11th May 2011, ‘Love Love’ was featured in the end credits of the 2011 film ‘X-Men:First Class’, this was the second time the band worked with director Matthew Vaughn, having previously written and recorded ‘Rule The World’ for ‘Stardust’.
On 29 April, it was announced that Take That had recorded the official single for the upcoming blockbuster, X-Men: First Class. The song, entitled “Love Love”, was released worldwide for digital download on 11 May 2011.It was performed for the first time on 11 May live on ITV for the..Read More
From their album ‘Progress’ and released on the 18th March 2011, ‘Happy Now’ features Gary and Robbie singing lead vocals, the single was mainly to promote the group’s Comic Relief sketch, ‘Fake That’ for Red Nose day in 2011. The music video features the band behind a judges’ panel in..Read More
A documentary telling the story of the newly reformed band. Robbie Williams rejoins his former band mates for the first time in 15 years to record their sixth album, ‘Progress’. The DVD gives an honest account of how Robbie’s return to the group has affected the other four members and..Read More
The original line-up of Take That announced they are reuniting, ending months of speculation that Robbie and Gary had put years of antagonism behind them and were ready to bring the band back together.
On June 2010 Shame was released, written by Gary and Robbie and featuring lead vocals from the pair. Written after they reunited musically following 13 years apart, the track explores the two’s past troubled friendship and featured on Robbie’s second Greatest Hits collection, ‘In and Out Of Consciousness’.
The Wembley Stadium Concerts of 3 and 4 July 2009 were recorded and released as a two-disc DVD and Blu-ray set, released on 23 November 2009. A live album, containing several live recordings, and a bonus disc of Take That at Abbey Road, was released a week later. Highlights were..Read More
Live album following The Circus Live Tour released in the UK, reaching No 3 in the UK Charts. The album was certified Platinum in July 2013
Take That started their Circus Live tour at the Stadium of Light on 5 June 2009 in Sunderland and ended at the Wembley Stadium in London on 5 July 2009, which over 80,000 people attended. This tour quickly became the fastest-selling of all time, breaking all records by selling all..Read More
“The Garden” is the third single from British group Take That’s fifth studio album, The Circus. “The Garden” is the third single from British group Take That’s fifth studio album, The Circus. A physical version of the single was released in Europe. The single was available on two CDs, both..Read More
The Circus is the fifth studio album from the British pop band Take That. The album was released on 1 December 2008. In the United Kingdom, the album was released in direct competition to the new Britney Spears album, also titled Circus, released on the same day. The band’s manager..Read More
The DVD features a full length concert of Take That recorded at the O2 Arena London on December 6 and 7 2007 during the Beautiful World Tour 2007, which played to over half a million people. Released in Europe on February 25 2008 and April 8 2008 internationally, it broke..Read More
The band received 4 nominations at the 2008 BRIT Awards, Best British Group, Best British Single, Best British Album and best Live Act, Taking home best Live Act and British Single.
“Greatest Day” is the lead single taken from British pop group Take That’s fifth studio album, The Circus. “Greatest Day” was written by Take That themselves and was produced by John Shanks. The song was written and recorded at Sarm West Studios in Notting Hill and was mixed in Los..Read More
“Rule the World” is the fifth single from Take That’s fourth studio album Beautiful World. It was released in the UK on 21 October 2007 and as a CD single the following day. Take That performed the song at the London 2012 Olympic Games Closing Ceremony whilst the Olympic Flame..Read More
“Rule the World” is the first song written by Take That specifically for a film. Matthew Vaughn, the director of Stardust, contacted Take That in the hope of getting them to write a song for the film. After seeing the film the band members agreed to write and perform a..Read More
“Reach Out” is a single from Take That’s album Beautiful World. It was released as the album’s fourth single on June 29, 2007.”Reach Out” was released exclusively in the EU. It performed well across Europe peaking inside the top 20 in the Danish charts and narrowly missing the top 10..Read More
“I’d Wait for Life” was the third single released from Take That’s album Beautiful World. The song was written by Take That. Featuring Gary Barlow on lead vocals, the single was released internationally on June 18, 2007 as a download and CD Single. One week before the official release, the..Read More
The Ultimate Tour was the first time that Take That had performed together since they split in 1996. The show featured all the original members of the group, except Robbie Williams who quit the group in 1995. At a press conference in London on November 25, 2005 the group front..Read More
Take That’s long awaited full length return, Beautiful World is released. After 11 years, the band are back at the top of the UK album chart following the success of lead single Patience.
Patience was released on 13 November 2006 as the first single from Take That’s comeback album Beautiful World. The single reached the top of the charts in Germany, Spain, Switzerland and the UK, as well as reaching the top ten in countries such as Ireland, Italy, Austria and Sweden. Patience..Read More
The Concert recorded at Manchester City Stadium was released in a limited-edition package, alongside a live CD containing five unreleased live recordings.
On 9 May 2006, Take That returned to the recorded music scene after more than ten years of absence, signing with Polydor Records in a deal reportedly worth £3 million.
On 9 May 2006, it was announced that the group were set to record new material together once again; their fourth studio album, Beautiful World, was released in 2006 and was followed up with The Circus, in 2008. The group achieved new success as a four-piece, scoring a string of..Read More
On 25 November 2005, there was an official press conference by the band announcing that the post Robbie Williams line-up were going to tour in 2006. The tour, entitled Ultimate Tour, ran from April to June 2006. The tour featured a guest appearance by British soul singer Beverley Knight, who..Read More
On 16 November 2005, the group got back together for the ITV documentary Take That: For the Record, in which they aired their views over their fame, success, the split and what the post Williams line up had done since.
Never Forget – The Ultimate Collection is the fifth album by boyband Take That, released in 2005, nearly ten years after their initial split. It has sold over 2.1million copies in the UK since release. The album was released on 14 November 2005. The album contains 16 of the band’s..Read More
Greatest Hits is the first greatest hits compilation album released by British boyband Take That and has sold 5 million copies to date worldwide. Following the band’s announcement that they were to split on February 13, 1996, the greatest hits compilation was released through RCA Records on March 4, 1996,..Read More
Press Conference held with official announcement that “Take That is no more”. Phone hotlines were set up for those in need.
The Earls’ Court Concert was recorded and released in 1995, entitled “Nobody Else – The Movie”. The VHS also contained the three promo videos for “Sure”, “Back For Good” and “Never Forget”.
The Manchester concerts were recorded and released in 1995 by BMG Records (UK) Ltd. on VHS cassette, titled “Hometown: Live at Manchester G-Mex”.
Robbie leaves Take That in July 1995
A concert in Berlin’s Deutschlandhalle was recorded and made available for purchase, on the VHS release “Take That – Live In Berlin”. The VHS contained behind-the-scenes footage.
The Nobody Else Tour was a concert tour by British boyband Take That. Lasting from April to October 1995, the tour consisted of 31 dates across the UK, Australia, Thailand, Singapore, and Japan. It was the first tour the band did after the departure of Robbie Williams. Robbie left after..Read More
“Back for Good” is a song by the British pop group Take That and written by Gary Barlow. Unveiled at the 1995 BRIT Awards, it was released in 1995 as the second single from the band’s third studio album, Nobody Else and achieved great success in many countries, including Australia,..Read More
The MTV Europe Music Awards of 1995 were hosted in Paris, France. Take That won the “Best Live Act” award against Bon Jovi, The Prodigy, R.E.M and The Rolling Stones.
“Sure” is a song by successful British boyband Take That. It was the first release from their third album, Nobody Else. Released on 3 October 1994, it was a departure from their previous singles, having a more American, R&B sound compared to their previous, more pop/dance orientated songs. It was..Read More
The Pops Tour was the third tour from British Boyband Take That, designed to promote their brand new single, “Sure”, and to promote their cereal campaign that had been ongoing for the past few months, with Kelloggs Cereals.
“Everything changes” was nominated at the Mercury Prizes for Album of The Year in 1994
“Love Ain’t Here Anymore” is a song by boyband Take That. Released on 17 May 1994, it was the sixth and final single taken from Take That’s second album Everything Changes. It peaked at number three in the UK Singles Chart, ending their string of consecutive number-one singles. It failed..Read More
“Everything Changes” is a song by British boy band Take That. The song was the fifth single from the band’s second studio album Everything Changes. It was written by Gary Barlow, Michael Ward, Eliot Kennedy and Cary Bayliss, and it was produced by Ward. The song features Robbie Williams on..Read More
The Everything Changes Tour was the first European concert tour by British boyband Take That. The tour embarked to promote material from forthcoming album Everything Changes.
“Relight My Fire” by Dan Hartman was revived in 1993 by Take That and featured guest vocals from Lulu reprising the Holloway role. The second of the band’s eleven number-one hits, it topped the UK singles chart for two weeks in October 1993. It was the first number-one single for..Read More
Everything Changes is the second album for British boyband Take That. It reached number one in the UK Albums Chart, and was nominated for the 1994 Mercury Prize. The album was the third best selling album of 1993 in the UK. The album reached number one in Ireland and the..Read More
The Concert at Wembley Arena on 24 July was recorded and made available for purchase on VHS, entitled “The Party – Live At Wembley”. The VHS included behind the scenes footage.
“Why Can’t I Wake Up with You” is a song by boyband Take That. Written by Gary Barlow, the song was released on 20 February 1993 as the lead single from their second album, Everything Changes, and peaked at number two on the UK Singles Chart. The song has received..Read More
“Could It Be Magic” is a song with lyrics written by Adrienne Anderson and music mainly composed by Barry Manilow. Produced and remixed by The Rapino Brothers, UK boyband Take That released their cover version, based on Donna Summer/Giorgio Moroder’s up-tempo arrangement of the track, on November 30, 1992 as..Read More
The Party Tour was the first tour from British boy band Take That. Lasting from November 1992 to August 1993, the tour consisted of 21 dates across the UK. The tour was initially started to promote the band’s first album.
“A Million Love Songs” is the penultimate single released by Take That from their debut album and was written by lead vocalist Gary Barlow. Written by Gary Barlow at the age of 15, it was released as the sixth single from their debut album, Take That and Party, peaking at..Read More
Cover of song 1975 song by Tavares. Released on June 1, 1992 by boyband Take That, it was the fourth single from the band’s debut album Take That & Party. It became the band’s first top ten single, charting at number seven on the UK Singles Chart.
Written by Gary Barlow and produced by Duncan Bridgeman, ‘Once You’ve Tasted Love’ was released on the 3rd February 1992 as the third single from ‘Take That & Party’. The video was shot on a low budget in a warehouse, where the band perform the song against a white backdrop.
Written by Gary Barlow and Graham Stack, it was released on November 18, 1991 as the second single from the band’s debut album Take That & Party (1992). It was a modest success, charting at number 38 on the UK Singles Chart.
Written by Gary Barlow and Ray Hedges, ‘Do What U Like’ was released on 15th July 1991 as the lead single from ‘Take That & Party’. The single was released on then-manager Nigel Martin-Smith’s record label Dance U.K. The low-budget music video featured the band getting naked, bare buttocks and..Read More
Take That’s first TV appearance was on The Hitman & Her in 1990, where they performed the unreleased song “Love”. They also appeared on The Hitman & Her at this time performing “Waiting Around”, which would be come the B Side for the first single, Do What You Like. [NOTE:..Read More
In 1989, Nigel Martin-Smith sought to create a British male vocal singing group and was introduced to Gary Barlow who has been performing in clubs since the age of 15. A campaign to audition men who could sing and dance, led to auditions in Manchester, where Howard, Mark, Robbie and..Read More