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Take That - Now and Then By Martin Roach

Take That - Now and Then
by Martin Roach

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This book recounts the entire story of the most successful British band since The Beatles. From their humble beginnings to the break-up that shook the pop world, to their explosive and successful come-back tour a decade later, TAKE THAT - NOW AND THEN exposes the intimate details of the band that changed pop history.

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Take That - Now and Then: Inside the Biggest Comeback in British Pop History by Martin Roach

This book recounts the entire story of the most successful British band since The Beatles. From their humble beginnings to the break-up that shook the pop world, to their explosive and successful come-back tour a decade later, TAKE THAT - NOW AND THEN exposes the intimate details of the band that changed pop history.

Containing hot behind-the-scenes information on the band's sell-out come-back tour, Take That - Now and Then gives a complete history of the band, with revelations on what's happened over the band's time together and apart, and allows you to relive the tour experience all over again.

Formed in Manchester in the early '90s, everyone had their Take That favourite, from the cheeky Robbie to gorgeous Mark Owen. Gary Barlow, Howard Donald and Jason Orange completed the group, and they went from strength to strength with their unique mix of high-energy dance tunes and soulful ballads.

But theirs was not an easy beginning. Gruelling training schedules, tours across the nation in gay clubs that saw their bottoms pinched and empty school halls on a 'Safe Sex tour', all had to be endured before the boys finally 'made it' in the fickle world of pop music. But once they made it, boy did they make it! The only thing more certain than Take Take's next single going straight into the Top Ten was that they would clean up at every award ceremony going, both as a group and as individuals.

But behind the glamour and success, tensions were mounting. Robbie Williams was sliding into the depths of depression, and on the eve of their 1995 tour, he left the band. By 1996, Take That were no more.

Speaking exclusively to those inside the music industry who knew them best, many of whom have never spoken publicly about their experiences, music journalist Martin Roach recounts exactly what went on behind the scenes during those years, as well as providing first-hand accounts of the fickle world of pop from members of some of the UK's most prolific boy-band members.

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Take That - Now and Then Reviews


`Buy it now!'
***** Closer

`... [an] honest, detailed account of the boy band of the Nineties'
Bella

`This is simply essential reading for "Thatters" everywhere.'
**** Hot Stars (Supp. to OK! magazine)

' Well researched and breezily written.'
Observer

`Compulsory for any fan'.
Manchester Evening News

About Martin Roach


Martin Roach is a Sunday Times best-selling author, with more than ninety books published on music, celebrity and youth culture. After gaining a degree in Historical Research in 1990, Roach founded Independent Music Press, a biography and new fiction publishing label which has since become one of the most successful companies of its kind in Europe. He has contributed to magazines, newspapers, television and radio shows all over the world. To date he has sold more than 1.5 million books worldwide.

Additional information

GOR000832632
Take That - Now and Then: Inside the Biggest Comeback in British Pop History by Martin Roach
Martin Roach
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
2007-08-14
320
0007232586
9780007232581
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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