The Mirror reports Robbie Williams has admitted he’s got a crush on Canadian singer Shania Twain, dismissing her husband Mutt Lange as ugly. During a recent visit to Canada, Robbie said, “She looks like she works out – I’d love to work out with her… and frankly, Mutt’s no oil painting.”
Robbie Plays Boston Gig Before 100 Fans
April 3, 2003 – The Boston Globe reports Robbie Williams performed for just 100 fans at Saint in a concert sponsored by Mix 98.5 FM and Newbury Comics. So why hasn’t Williams broken big in America? “I just haven’t been here enough,” he said, to which one diehard fan offered: “Come to my house!”
Don’t Buy U.S. Version Of Robbie’s ‘Escapology’
March 30, 2003 – Jim Farber of the New York Daily News reviewed Robbie Williams’ new U.S. release of ‘Escapology’, though recommends listeners pick up the original release. Farber said, “It’s arguable whether Virgin is making the right decisions to help him do that in the U.S. For some reason, the stateside version of the album omits the three most rocking songs from the U.K. album. They’re also the only songs with American references in the lyrics. So try to pick up the import version instead. This charming scamp is worth every extra cent.”
Robbie Records Theme To ‘Johnny English’
March 27, 2003 – Ananova reports Robbie Williams has recorded the theme tune to Rowan Atkinson’s latest film ‘Johnny English’. The star teamed up with Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer to write the track called ‘A Man For All Seasons’. Williams’ inclusion on the film soundtrack could help to boost his profile in the US where Atkinson’s last movie ‘Bean’ was a major hit.