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Williams wants to make pop history

1 of 1 Robbie Williams is desperate to make his mark
Robbie Williams is desperate to make his mark

Robbie Williams has admitted that he is desperate to make his mark on pop history before getting too old.

The Candy singer recently announced that he will be doing a 15 date stadium tour across Europe next summer (13), and he admits it was fatherhood that has given him motivation to succeed.

The Sun newspaper quote the 38-year-old singer as saying: "I'm nearly 40. I'm venturing into the age where I should be getting my handicap at golf down. It's legacy time. The album's called Take The Crown and I want to seal my place in pop history and deliver a tour of great magnitude while I still can.

"I'm very excited. I've been lethargic for the last couple of albums and it didn't look like I was bothered - but I am really bothered now. There are many reasons why I'm back and I'm ambitious again and I've got the energy. Take That is a big one and my baby is another one."

Olly Murs, who rose to fame on The X Factor reality TV show, will support Williams on his tour.

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