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Robbie Williams: Apollo, Manchester

Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 28 May 1998

HE LIVES under the gaze of photographers; he's had public battles with fluctuating weight and unfeasible hairstyles; he's slaughtered by the press if he nips out for a kebab; he's had several high-profile affairs; be once graced one of the more flamboyant teams but now plays increasingly for himself. Yes, it's true: Robbie Williams is the Gazza of pop.

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