Robbie Williams unveils new single 'Go Gentle'

The track is the first to be taken from his new album 'Swings Both Ways'

Robbie Williams unveils new single 'Go Gentle'

Photo: PA Photos

Robbie Williams unveils new single 'Go Gentle'.

The track, which is due out on November 11, is the first to be taken from his new album 'Swings Both Ways'. You can listen to the track by scrolling down the page and clicking 'play'.

The Take That singer recently said that he was "gutted" that he is deemed too old for the Radio 1 playlist. Last month Radio 1 music bosses admitted that they consider Williams, who is 39, to be too old to have his singles played on the station. They also revealed that Noel Gallagher's music is "more at home on Radio 2" and that Green Day's recent output has not been good enough to get played by the station.

Quizzed about the snub by BBC Radio 4, Williams conceded that it hurts him when the station don't promote his material. "I'm very ambitious," he told BBC Radio 4's Mastertapes programme. "So when Radio 1 goes and is taken away from you, a huge bit of your arsenal goes. It's your main oxygen to get your stuff out there."

Williams also said he is jealous of One Direction member Harry Styles, someone he describes as "talented and good looking," saying: "He could have it away. And I'll be sat here saying 'damn him'". "The former Take That member says he does not think he's alone in that feeling though, "Look at Paul McCartney, look at Elton John. They're jealous of Justin Timberlake. I'm sure they were jealous of me when I was in my imperial phase."

Previously,Robbie Williams called Radio 1 DJ Nick Grimshaw a "bastard" during a live appearance following the stations refusal to playlist his song 'Candy'.

Read More On This Artist

More News
Alt-J perform 'Every Other Freckle' live on 'The Tonight Show' - watch
Pop music overtakes rock in UK album sales figures during 2014
Kendrick Lamar originally named his new album 'Tu Pimp A Caterpillar' in honour of...
Flaming Lips and Best Coast cover Beach Boys at Brian Wilson tribute concert - watch
Palma Violets share new track 'English Tongue' - listen
Beastie Boys' Ad-Rock gives advice to teenage girls in Rookie's 'Ask A Grown...
Joni Mitchell in 'intensive care' at Los Angeles hospital
'The X-Files' actor David Duchovny announces debut solo album
James Blake announces 1-800-DINOSAUR mini tour
Young Fathers stream new album 'White Men Are Black Men Too' - listen
Blur include records by Ellie Goulding, Radiohead, Bowie, Nick Drake in favourite albums list
Circa Waves cover Ellie Goulding's 'Love Me Like You Do' - watch
Run The Jewels share 'clean version' of 'Run The Jewels 2' album
Led Zeppelin share interactive video for alternate version of 'Trampled Under Foot'
Glasgow's Arches venue set to close following police raid
Ringo Starr says he originally wrote new album 'Postcards From Paradise' on drums alone...
Azealia Banks becomes Medusa in 'Ice Princess' video – watch
The Maccabees share new single 'Marks To Prove It' - listen
Everything Everything, James Bay and Catfish And The Bottlemen added to Festival Number 6 line-up
The Vaccines to release new video tomorrow (April 1)
Paramore's Hayley Williams unveils first episode of beauty and music web series 'Kiss...
Wilco cancel show in Indiana due to US State's controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM