On the eve of their 30th anniversary since formation, I have to say it. Take That are the best boyband ever. Don't agree with me? It's OK, BTS and Phixx fans the land over. I can understand your protestations you're hurling from behind your screens right now. But I must tell you categorically that you … Continue reading Take That are the best boyband ever. Discuss.
Eight weeks later, and Let it Shine, the hit BBC One series looking to find a new boyband to star in a new stage show called 'The Band', based on the songs of Take That, has found its winners. But more than that, in Five to Five, as they are now called, Gary Barlow has … Continue reading After winning BBC’s Let it Shine, why pop music needs Five to Five
With "The X Factor" now run aground into a pitiful former shadow of itself (Honey G. Let's just leave it there, shall we?) and "The Voice" now having flown the nest to ITV where it's become a harsher, duller version of what it did before (also dispersing of Marvin Humes and Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky … Continue reading #CrazyStupidTV: Let it Shine (BBC One, 7th January)