Friday playlist: Ten artists who went solo

By Rachel Bache

Jeremy Redmore, Cher, Justin Timberlake and Michael Jackson are all artists who've gone solo. Photo / Supplied; AP
Jeremy Redmore, Cher, Justin Timberlake and Michael Jackson are all artists who've gone solo. Photo / Supplied; AP

Sometimes bands just don't work out. Sometimes members end up going in different directions - wanting to spread their wings and fly off on their own creative ventures.

Former Midnight Youth front-man, Jeremy Redmore, released his first solo album, Clouds Are Alive this week. In light of this we've decided to take a look at some other musos who have gone solo.

There have been a few flops and failures of course - but a lot of artists actually became bigger once they were on their own.

You only need to look at the likes of Justin Timberlake, who split from N*Sync, or Micheal Jackson, who left is Jackson 5 brothers behind. Then there's Morrissey, formerly of The Smiths; ex-Beatle, Paul McCartney and Cher, who took off after she ditched Sonny.

Today's playlist was curated by entertainment reviewer Rachel Bache. Enjoy the YouTube playlist below, a double whammy of awesome songs and rad videos.

Warning: Some songs may contain explicit language

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