Robbie Williams recorded duet with Buble

Robbie Williams will duet with Michael Buble on his new album, a sequel to 'Swing When You're Winning'

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This article is from 2013.

Michael Bublé

Michael Bublé

Robbie Williams duets with Michael Buble on his new swing album.

The 'Candy' singer recruited modern-day crooner Michael to appear on the sequel to his 2011 album 'Swing When You're Winning', which he is currently recording.

Michael told the Daily Star newspaper: "I got to know Robbie through [TV show] 'The X Factor' and I love him.

"The song is for his new swing album and it's so good. We had too much fun making it."

The pair also share something else musical in common, as they have both recorded versions of the track 'Somethin' Stupid' with actresses. Robbie recorded a at version with Nicole Kidman for 'Swing When You're Winning', while Michael teamed up with Reese Witherspoon for his take on the track for his new album 'To Be Loved'.

Despite Robbie coming from a boy band, Take That, and seen as more of a pop artist, Michael sees similarities in their characters.

He added: "Robbie has probably been more open than I have with certain things. I'm pretty open but he's bared his demons.

"I have the same demons, so we talk about all the things I think about as I don't have other people to talk to them about. It's pretty awesome.

"I have truly enjoyed my conversations with Robbie.

"Both of us were dealing with the insecurity, both of us were dealing with everything about the way we could live, both of us probably do what we do too much."

'To Be Loved' is released on April 15.

Robbie Williams

Big pop hits from the sometime Take That star.

Etihad Stadium, Manchester

Fri 2 Jun

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Sat 3 Jun

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Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh

Fri 9 Jun

£50–£95 / 0131 346 5000

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Principality Stadium, Cardiff

Wed 21 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 277 7888

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Michael Bublé

Vancouver vocalist who croons on everything from 'For Once in My Life' to 'Moondance' with swing affectation and cheesy banter.

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