Take that

Take That: Why The Boy Band Failed To Take Over America

In the late 80s, Manchester-based manager Nigel Martin-Smith saw the success of New Kids On The Block and had an idea: he wanted to start his own British boy band. It brought together 19-year-old singer Gary Barlow, 21-year-old DJ Howard Donald, 19-year-old painter-slash dancer Jason Orange, 18-year-old football hopeful Mark Owen and the cheeky 16-year-old. […]