Robbie wants to work with Take That

Robbie Williams has said he's excited about the possibility of working with Take That again.

Robbie Williams
Robbie was mobbed as he arrived at Radio 1

The singer was on Radio 1's Chris Moyles show to premiere his new solo single Bodies.

He told the DJ: "We'll see how it works out. I'm excited about it though - maybe doing something with the lads."

It comes after the singer spent time with ex-bandmate Gary Barlow watching footage of Take That's last showing-stopping Circus tour.

He said: "I was with Gary a few weeks ago and we watched the whole show at mine and I just thought it's one of the best shows I've ever seen."

"It was an absolutely amazing show. Loved it. It made me want to be with them - in the band."

Failure worries

"It's a bit like, 'How do they top this? Hang on, how do I top that?'"

He admitted that he's thought about joining his old bandmates on stage before but was worried that people would put it down to his solo career having failed.

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He said: "The perception has been that the lads have done really well - 'What's the other fella doing? I'll bet he's dying looking at these lot'."

"I thought I'd actually like to go and do something and the perception was such that it was like, 'Oh look he's had to get up with these now, now that Rudebox has failed'.

"I thought I'd just wait off a little bit and get my album out and then I can go and play with my mates."

'Fairy dust'

Robbie has been working with record producer Trevor Horn on his latest album Reality Killed The Video Star, which is out on 9 November.

He admits he took a laid back approach to begin with. "At the start of the record he said, 'What hours do you like do?' And I said 'Friday'.

"So he went off and did his magic fairy dust all the way through the album. For the first month and a half I wasn't around very much.

"Then I got incredibly bored and needed to leave the sofa and reality TV shows and went in nearly every day.

"He's the man. He's like captain of the Enterprise. It's working with grown-ups. There's no time for me to be ADHD and fart and poke my finger in the producer's ear."

Robbie also revealed that he's still pals with former writing partner Guy Chambers and says there's a track on the album the pair penned together at the end of 2002 album Escapology.

He says he wouldn't rule out writing with Guy again but admits: "It just needs to be at the right time when we're both in the right headspace."