Whatever the Government decides, Robbie Williams promises Christmas won’t be cancelled this year. The former Take That star has recorded a coronavirus-themed festive song, singing lyrics about social distancing over sleighbells in Can’t Stop Christmas – but it isn’t as miserable as it sounds. “Santa’s on his sleigh, but now he’s two metres away,” croons a cheerful Robbie, who asks for socks and hand sanitiser from online shoppers.
But he admits that his family are “going out of their minds.. beyond boredom past frustration”. The single’s artwork is reminiscent of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s War is Over poster, and Robbie adds: “It feels like we're at war.” Adding a positive spin, he sings: “What a miserable year, but what a time to be