Blake to publish Stephen Gately biog

<p>Independent publisher John Blake has commissioned a biography of Stephen Gately following the Boyzone singer&#39;s death on 10th October.<br /><br /><em>Stephen Gately and Boyzone: Blood Brothers 1976&mdash;2009</em> will be published on 4th January 2010 as a &pound;7.99 paperback. The author will be Emily Herbert, the author of such Blake biographies as <em>Katie and Peter . . . Too Much In Love</em> and <em>Michael Jackson &ndash; King of Pop: 1958-2009.<br /></em><br />Gately, who was born in Dublin, was best-known as a singer in the recently reformed boyband, but also forged a solo career after the band initially broke up in 2000, starred in TV programmes and musicals including &quot;Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat&quot;, and married his partner Andrew Cowles in 2003. <br /> </p>