Take Which have shared their first new single in 5 years, ‘Windows’, and introduced particulars of their ninth album and an enormous UK and Eire tour. See all the small print under.

The group – comprising Gary Barlow, Howard Donald and Mark Owen – premiered the tune on BBC Radio 2 this morning (September 22) the place they informed host Zoe Ball about their subsequent chapter.

“New music, it is exciting,” Barlow mentioned. “We’ve been collectively for 33 years now so it’s like, ‘What’s subsequent? How will we sound in 2023?’ That’s the thrilling bit.

“There’s nothing more we love than going into a studio and going, ‘Who are we now? How does our music sound when it comes out?’ And it feels fresh and it feels exciting, and it feels like we’re looking upwards. I think we’re at a nice time of life.”

He added: “It’s hopeful and there’s a lot of light I think in this music. We’re very excited for our audience to hear it – always.”

Barlow defined that ‘Windows’ was recorded in Nashville, Tennessee. The observe was produced by Grammy-winner Dave Cobb, who has beforehand labored with the likes of Chris Stapleton and Brandi Carlile.

‘Windows’ serves as the primary style of Take That’s ninth studio report ‘This Life’, which is due for launch on November 24 (pre-order right here).

“We made most of the album in Savannah in Georgia, so it had that south sort of influence to it,” Barlow informed Radio 2. “And it’s strange how an environment actually comes out in the music as well.”

He added: “We really went for the [vocal] harmonies on this record.”

Different classes passed off at Electrical Girl Studios in New York Metropolis, per a press launch. A tracklist for the upcoming LP has not but been shared.

Moreover, Take Which have confirmed that they’ll be showcasing ‘This Life’ on an enormous UK and Eire tour subsequent spring/summer season. The trio had teased the dates by projecting their official emblem on the venues they are going to be visiting.

Kicking off in mid-April, the run of live shows will embrace 4 nights at The O2 in London in addition to different arenas and stadiums throughout the UK and Eire. Olly Murs can also be set to carry out as a “very special guest” assist act.

Tickets go on basic sale at 9:30am BST subsequent Friday (September 29) – you’ll be capable to purchase yours right here. Alternatively, followers can entry a pre-sale subsequent Wednesday (27) by pre-ordering ‘This Life’ right here earlier than 10am on Tuesday (26).

Take That’s 2024 UK and Eire headline dates are as follows:

APRIL 2024

13 – Utilita Enviornment, Sheffield
14 – Utilita Enviornment, Sheffield
19 – First Direct Enviornment, Leeds
20 – First Direct Enviornment, Leeds
22 – 3Arena, Dublin
23 – 3Arena, Dublin
25 – The O2, London
26 – The O2, London
27 – The O2, London
30 – The O2, London

MAY 2024
03 – OVO Hydro, Glasgow
04 – OVO Hydro, Glasgow
05 – OVO Hydro, Glasgow
07 – Co-op Reside, Manchester
08 – Co-op Reside, Manchester
10 – Co-op Reside, Manchester
11 – Co-op Reside, Manchester
14 – Utilita Enviornment, Birmingham
15 – Utilita Enviornment, Birmingham
17 – Utilita Enviornment, Birmingham
18 – Utilita Enviornment, Birmingham
24 – Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough
26 – The Metropolis Floor Stadium, Nottingham
28 – Carrow Highway Stadium, Norwich
30 – Stadium MK, Milton Keynes

01 – St Mary’s Stadium, Southampton
04 – House Park Stadium, Plymouth
06 – Swansea.com Stadium, Swansea
08 – Ashton Gate Stadium, Bristol

gary barlow, howard donald and mark owen from take that carry out dwell on stage at bst hyde park in london. credit: getty

In a joint assertion, Take That mentioned: “It’s been a beautiful expertise being again within the studio collectively making this report. It has that feeling of spreading your wings, letting out the outdated and bringing within the new.

“We’re incredibly proud of the new album – there’s a sense of togetherness, whether that’s us coming back together as a band or people wanting connection in their own lives. We’re excited for this new chapter!”