Rod Stewart and Robbie Williams have recorded a duet together for Rod's new orchestral album

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Thursday, 19 September 2019, 10:28AM

Sir Rod Stewart and Robbie Williams have taken their relationship to the next level – with the long-time pals now recording a song together.

Yesterday, the 74-year-old music legend announced he was releasing a new album, featuring a collection of his greatest hits which have been re-recorded with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

And now it has been revealed Rod had asked Robbie, 45, to collaborate with him on a track for the upcoming album.

A music insider said: "Rod and Robbie have long been fans of each other’s work and Robbie sees Rod as an inspirational mentor.

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"They socialise regularly in the US, where they both live, and have been waiting for this moment for a long time.

"It’s an iconic moment for them both — and they sound great together."

The exciting news comes just days after the father-of-eight revealed he has beaten prostate cancer after a secret three-year battle.

The music legend was diagnosed with the potentially deadly disease in February 2016 after a routine check-up, but has beaten the cancer because he "caught it early".