But Mark Owen has revealed that he hopes to eventually be known as the ‘cool one’ in taking That as he releases his first solo album in a decade.
The 50-year-old singer has unveiled his latest musical offering.
In a new interview, the 50-year-old singer opened up about her latest musical offering, revealing that 51-year-old Gary Barlow and 54-year-old Howard Donald joked that it was ‘s**t.’ Speaking about the awaited album, Mark told The Sun: ‘I try and cool it down but I’m not cool, I don’t have any coolness. Even for the time being in taking That, I don’t think there is, but that’s okay.
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Your Odyssey: Greatest Hits Live Tour in 2019
‘Howard (Donald) always thinks he’s cool, and Jason (Orange) was really cool – he just is. At least I’ll be the best man on this album! The group last performed together on their Odyssey: Greatest Hits Live Tour in 2019 and have spent the past few years on a break working on solo projects.
Lockdown allows Mark to work on his own album
The break, as well as the coronavirus lockdown, allowed Mark to work on his own album, although the record was initially met with a cheeky jibe from his friends. He explained that he ‘sent the song’ to Howard and Gaz, only For them to say ‘It’s s**t,’ to add with Mark Quick: ‘No, they were very appreciative afterward.’
the star added
With Take That’s latest hiatus, it allowed him to focus fully on making his album, commenting that making and performing music is ‘part of my life.
He said: We’ve made three Take That records since our last solo album but I’m not very good at multi-tasking. I can’t do two things at once so I need to know that I have a few years to focus on this. The adrenaline of making and performing music is a part of my life.