10 Solo Stars Who Left Famous Bands And Conquered The World
There comes a time in everybody's life when they must fly the nest. For most people, this cliched metaphor often means relying less on the Bank of Mum and Dad and setting up home in another part of town. For people lucky enough to be part of an all-conquering band, however, the dilemma is one of a slightly different kind.
Indeed, as these 10 stars demonstrated, choosing to leave groups already selling millions of albums was certainly a risk, but in their case, it paid off big time.
Here, we profile 10 of music's biggest solo stars who were once members of successful ensembles.