Bye-bye Boyzone: Band look back on 26-year career before Singapore farewell concert

(From left) Keith Duffy, Ronan Keating, Mikey Graham and Shane Lynch from Boyzone.
(From left) Keith Duffy, Ronan Keating, Mikey Graham and Shane Lynch from Boyzone.ST PHOTO: JASON QUAH

SINGAPORE - While some boy bands from the early 1990s are finding their second wind, including Westlife and the Backstreet Boys, Ireland's Boyzone are choosing to call it quits with a global farewell tour after a 26-year career.

"Those guys are just finding their feet now, especially with Westlife... but I think we found our second wind back in 2007 or 2008, and have spent the last 10 years dipping in and out of the industry making different albums on different kinds of tours," says band member Shane Lynch, 42.

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