Take That stars Gary Barlow and Howard Donald delighted fans on Thursday (02Apr20) by reuniting for a virtual duet through the U.Ok.’s coronavirus lockdown.
Barlow has been providing his social media followers a little bit day by day musical aid along with his new collaboration collection, The Crooner Sessions, which he has launched whereas in self-isolation.
On Thursday, he known as on an previous pal to be a part of him on-line, teaming up with Donald to ship a stripped-down rendition of the band’s 2014 tune, Amazing.
Barlow initially teased fans in regards to the shock visitor, tweeting, “Just watching today’s session – I think it’s a classic”, earlier than sharing video footage of the singalong just a few hours later.
“Ok I’ve made you wait long enough,” he started. “Today’s the day. Welcome to #thecroonersessions @howarddonald.
“I’ve been singing with this fella for 30 years however a virtual duet is a primary for us. Thanks Howard for making time for this.”
Donald is the latest star to feature on The Crooner Sessions, after Barlow previously invited pals including Katherine Jenkins, Jason Donovan, Westlife’s Shane Filan, NSYNC’s JC Chasez, and Rick Astley to join him for a song.
However, on Wednesday, the pop veteran confessed he was unsure how many other musicians he could call in favours from to stage the mini performances, which have been shared on his Twitter (https://twitter.com/GaryBarlow), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/OfficialGaryBarlow/), and Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/officialgarybarlow/) profiles.
He quipped, “How for much longer are we on lockdown ? I’m working out of mates ! #thecroonersessions”.
Barlow is just one of many stars trying to keep fans entertained during the coronavirus pandemic, which has shut down much of the touring industry and forced production on movies and TV series worldwide to grind to a halt.
Other artists who have turned to social media to deliver sets from their own homes include Chris Martin, John Legend, Jessie J, Garth Brooks, and Keith Urban, among many others.