He was born in Frodsham, Cheshire, and Barlow was generally recognised as the musical talent behind Take That, though he became insecure when other band members were given a turn at the lead vocals on successive hits. However, he remained the songwriter, and hit songs produced by him included Back for Good, Pray, and Sure.
In 1996, after Take That split up, Barlow went solo, and his first release, Forever Love, was an immediate number one hit in the UK. His next album, Open Road, went to the top of the chart thanks to the 1997 number one UK single Love Won't Wait written by Madonna and Shep Pettibone. The remix was produced by Junior Vasquez. The original demo remains one of many Unreleased Madonna Songs.
When the singing career of his former band colleague and old rival, Robbie Williams, began to eclipse his own, Barlow returned to songwriting and producing. His most notable success was Will Young's number one hit, Leave Right Now, and he also wrote Lost Without You by Delta Goodrem. He is married with two children.
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|Birthday||January 20, 1971 (50)|
|Birthplace||Cheshire, England, United Kingdom|
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