Robbie Williams pens song for his funeral

London: Pop star Robbie Williams claims he has written a song for his own funeral - a classical piece of music known as a `Mass for the Dead`.

The pop star doesn`t want his biggest hit "Angels" played when he is buried and has instead penned a requiem to be played to mark his passing.

"For that occasion (funeral), I`ve written a requiem. All on my own, without any help," quoted him as saying.

The 36-year-old singer, who is married to American actress Ayda Field, knows people will find it hard to believe that he could pen a classical piece of music and admits he finds it frustrating that people don`t give him much credit as a songwriter.

"People often assume I am only marginally involved in the making of my music, which makes me very sad. I feel underestimated because too many people think I only sing songs written by much more talented songwriters," he said.

"Maybe that`s because I never play any instruments on stage. What can I do? Should I install a camera in the studio next time I make a record so the world can watch in amazement how I write a song. Luckily my bank knows how valuable I am. For a lot of people I will still always be the clown from that boy band," Robbie said.


By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. You can find out more by clicking this link