Take That Eyed Album Name Change 12/3/08
British boy band Take That considered changing the name of their new
album after they discovered Britney Spears had used the same title for
The Never Forget hitmakers released The Circus on Monday (01Dec08) - the
same day as the pop singer launched her new LP, Circus. And the British
group seriously considered renaming the record - to avoid confusion with
the Toxic hitmaker.
They eventually decided against it because the title they chose is such
an accurate reflection of their music. Band member Mark Owen says,
"(It's a) real shame. When I heard about Britney, it ruined it for me,
to a point.
"We actually considered renaming the album but that wouldn't have
worked, either. "The title simply fits the record and, besides, the
artwork was already finished. "Things weren't going so well for her, so
I hope she has success with this record - but if only she'd given it