Kingsland Road bounce back after X Factor wobble
Maidstone boyband member Josh Zare had a lot to prove when he took to The X Factor stage on Saturday.
Kingsland Road were left fighting for their survival in the competition after coming bottom in the show's flash vote, which left them in a sing-off with bubbly van driver Shelley Smith.
But the judge's faith in the group was rewarded this week, after the five piece group sailed into the next round after an energetic performance with the soundtrack to Pretty Woman.
The band started the performance on a piece of scaffolding suspended from the ceiling, which was lowered to the stage.
Josh (second from left) with Kingsland Road bandmates
Josh, 20, left Maidstone this year to pursue his dream of making it as a popstar with pals in London.
He attended Maidstone Grammar School and went to sixth form at Maidstone Girls' Grammar School, which has posted messages of support on its website for the ex-student.
After the show the band tweeted their fans saying: "Thank you so so so much to all of you who voted! YOU where our rock this week! We are eternally grateful and love each and everyone of you."
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