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Basically, I needed to win."He went on to do just that, and his subsequent victor's single, an unlikely cover version, perhaps, of beefy Scottish rock act Biffy Clyro's "Many of Horror" (retitled "When We Collide", perhaps because Cowell couldn't abide the prospect of a Christmas number one with the word "horror" in it), went on to sell more than 800,000 copies, and afforded Cardle, overnight, what he had for so long sought: fame, success and recognition, albeit at the cost of anything even approaching credibility."I went in the back door, didn't I? "There are so many bands out there right now doing exactly what I was trying to do, and keeping at it. On 20 December, a week after his win, Harper Collins, a tad presumptuously perhaps, elected to publish his autobiography, My Story (224 pages, £16.99), and the frenzy of post-final promotions continued right up to Christmas Eve, at which point he returned to his parents' house in Essex, exhausted. It was only a last-minute call from his X Factor security guard that alerted him to the fact that clubbing on Tyneside when you are the most famous new pop star in Britain might just require a highly visible level of protection. To be honest, it still is."After the X Factor arena tour earlier this year ("like cabaret", he says), Cardle entered a studio to record his debut album.
He spent the night cowering in the VIP section of a club, alarmed by what his mere presence caused among his fellow partygoers. He didn't have much time in which to complete it given that, for marketing reasons, it needed to come out this month, at approximately the halfway point of the latest series of X Factor.
It would be seen as a kind of death in the industry. In a way, I feel a bit cheeky, but it did get me where I wanted to be."By Christmas 2010, Cardle was all over television and radio, and splashed across the red-tops. My mum threw a duvet over me, and left me to it."He recovered in time for New Year's Eve, and decided to spend it with friends in Newcastle.He survived kidney cancer at the age of two after enduring chemotherapy and having a kidney removed Her formed a rock group at drama college and spent more than a decade trying to make it in the music business, gigging around Essex with a band.He broke up with his girlfriend of four years, Lauren Cutmore, as he progressed through X Factor.In an age saturated with TV talent shows, did we really need another in the form of BBC One’s Let It Shine?It’s premise is to find young men to star in The Band – a musical based on Take That’s success – with Gary Barlow, Dannii Minogue and Martin…