X Factor 2012: Gary Barlow wants a Take That theme week

Gary Barlow (The X Factor 2012)

X Factor judge Gary Barlow has said he wants to see a Take That theme on the show this year!

Speaking to the official ITV1 X Factor website, Gary said he'd love to see what James Arthur would do to one of his tracks, but we imagine he dreads what Rylan Clark would sing!

"I would love for there to be a Take That themed week," Gary said. "I’d be interested to see what James Arthur would do with one of my songs."

Take That was a theme back on the show in 2010, before Gary was a judge, along with Wham!, Lady GaGa and Queen, so it could happen again!

And it seems like Gary's love of the boys category doesn't stop with James. Asked if hadn't have been given the Overs, which other category would he like to have mentored, Gary replied: "It would have to be the Boys. They really stand out this year. My favourite is probably Jahmene. He’s phenomenally talented."

Meanwhile, Gary revealed he was still in touch with both Melanie and Carolynne, who became the first two acts to be booted out of this year's series.

He told the website: "I’ve stayed in touch with Melanie and Carolynne. They both invited me to their gigs at GAY. It has been years since I’ve visited anywhere like that! I’m pleased to see that they’ve both been gigging lots since appearing on the show."

[cat c="the x factor"]The X Factor[/cat] continues next Saturday night on ITV1.

The latest results show follows on Sunday evening, which will feature performances from Rita Ora and No Doubt, as well as one more act being given the boot.

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