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Westlife Announce Split and Reveal Farewell Tour Dates

October 21, 2011 01:37:18 GMT

Nicky Byrne, Kian Egan, Mark Feehily, Shane Filan are going to go their separate ways after touring for the last time in May 2012.


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Westlife are going their separate ways. Nicky Byrne, Kian Egan, Mark Feehily and Shane Filan announce in a joint statement that they will split in 2012. To bid goodbye to their loyal fans, they will release a greatest hits collection and embark on a farewell tour together.

"After 14 years, 26 top ten hits including 14 number one singles, 11 top 5 albums, 7 of which hit the top spot and have collectively sold over 44 million copies around the world, 10 sell out tours and countless memories that we will forever cherish," they says, "We today announce our plan to go our separate ways after a greatest hits collection this Christmas and a farewell tour next year."

They have revealed tour dates for their final tour and will kick it off on May 14, 2012. "We see the greatest hits collection and the farewell tour as the perfect way to celebrate our incredible career along with our fans. We are really looking forward to getting out on the tour and seeing our fans one last time," they states.

"Over the years Westlife has become so much more to us than just a band. Westlife are a family. We would like to thank our fans who have been with us on this amazing journey and are part of our family too. We never imagined when we started out in 1998 that 14 years later we would still be recording, touring and having hits together. It has been a dream come true for all of us."

Westlife's Farewell Tour Dates:

  • May 14 - Newcastle at Metro Radio Arena
  • May 15 - Liverpool at Echo Arena
  • May 17 - Cardiff at Motorpoint Arena
  • May 19 - Sheffield at Motorpoint Arena
  • May 20 - Birmingham at LG Arena
  • May 22 - Nottingham at Capital FM Arena
  • May 23 - London at O2 Arena
  • May 26 - Manchester at Evening News Arena
  • May 27 - Glasgow at SECC


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posted by simple kim on Sep 06, 2012
OUCH...westlife will disband. i will miss you so much guys. you are my inspiration. i hope that someday i have my own girlband too.
posted by Bobby on Jul 25, 2012
Goin 2 miss u guyz, but can u sing a song again
posted by we on Feb 22, 2012
i'll be your fan for always.. God bless you all on whatever path you may take. Thank you for your songs, u'll always be remembered
posted by Lira on Dec 22, 2011
aww..I feel so sad for not watching your concert here in the Philippines..(I had an exam that day..)You're my favorite ever since!I hope your last tour will be successful..='))
posted by Caz on Oct 21, 2011
Are westlife not going to play in Ireland??!!!!!

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