Westlife 2.0: Irish group return with new songs, Singapore concert in the works

Irish group Westlife, who were at the peak of their popularity in the 2000s, are in Singapore as part of a promotional tour.
Irish group Westlife, who were at the peak of their popularity in the 2000s, are in Singapore as part of a promotional tour.PHOTO: FACEBOOK/WESTLIFE

SINGAPORE - Irish group Westlife is celebrating the 20th anniversary of their formation with a new album and a tour - they are definitely not just coasting along.

After keeping a low profile for the past six years, the quartet - made up of Nicky Byrne, 40; Kian Egan, 38; Mark Feehily, 38 and Shane Filan, 39 - plan to come back with a bang. Former member Brian McFadden, who left the group in 2004 to pursue a solo career, is not part of the reunion.

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