Robbie back with huge London show

Published Friday, 23 November 2012
Comments
Toggle font size
Print

British pop star Robbie Williams sealed his comeback by performing a huge solo show in London on Thursday night.

Robbie back with huge London show

The singer has revived his solo career this year after a reunion with his Take That bandmates, scoring a UK number one hit with his new album Take The Crown.

He hasn't played any big arena shows on his own in six years, but he returned to the stage on Thursday to play for 20,000 fans at the first of three concerts at the O2 Arena.

Williams, who performed several small warm-up shows to prepare for his big stage comeback, played to a star-studded crowd, which included new-mother Adele.

He treated fans to hits including Millennium, Rock DJ and dedicated the ballad Angels to his baby daughter Theodora, saying, "She's a corker; I love being a dad."

He also performed with his former songwriting partner Guy Chambers, who he famously fell out with in the 1990s, on She's The One, with the producer playing piano.

During the gig, Williams also poked fun at his Take That bandmate and collaborator Gary Barlow after he received an Order of the British Empire (OBE) medal from British monarch Queen Elizabeth II this week.

He joked:"(The Queen) hasn't got a frigging clue who I am... Gary Barlow OBE. Robbie Williams Nothing. Must have been an oversight."

Williams plays at the O2 Arena again on Friday and Saturday.

Comments Comments
0 Comments
No comments. Be the first to comment.
POST A COMMENT:
Name:  
Email address*:    
Location:  
Validation:
House Rules:  
Your Comment:  
[All comments are moderated and will not appear immediately. Your name, location and comment will be displayed on this page if your post passes moderation.]

Watch the best on UTV

UTV main logo
Dickinson's Real Deal
01 October - 2:00 pm

Dickinson's Real Deal

David Dickinson and his dealers are in Ilkest...

Loose Women
01 October - 12:30 pm

Loose Women

Comedian John Bishop joins Kaye Adams, Jameli...

MOST POPULAR GALLERIES
Ian Paisley in pictures
Fri 12 September 2014
Frampton crowned world champion
Sun 07 September 2014
X Factor Arena Auditions: Sunday
Sun 14 September 2014