Who even remembered that Gary Barlow had set up a record label?
He doesn't any more, as he's folded it.
He told The Sun it was just a time thing:
"It's been a very difficult decision but it came down to time. I've had a lot going on recently and I want to spend more time with my family."It seems the four million quid he'd lost on the adventure had slipped his mind as easily as it had seeped out of Future's balance sheets.
It's hard to believe that a label featuring such delights as Aggro Santos and Emma's Imagination - winner of Sky's Must Be The Music, of course - could grind to a halt.
Let's just cast our mind back to how it was in the early days, when Gordon Smart predicted great things:
SIMON COWELL had better look out – a talented, younger and more popular music mogul is shaping up to steal his crown.Oh, Lucian. How you must be wishing you'd just got him a really nice vase as a reward instead.
Industry insiders at the bash revealed GARY BARLOW has been given his own record label by his Universal bosses so he can snap up hot new acts.
He has already started work signing his first artist – a young male singer – and the lucky lad is now working with Gary and songwriting pal CATHY DENNIS.
The lucrative agreement is Gary’s reward from Universal’s head honcho LUCIAN GRAINGE for the amazing success of TAKE THAT’s comeback.
An industry source said last night: “It’s a masterstroke. With Gary’s incredible writing ability and contacts, the acts will be in the best possible hands.”