Westlife Band: Westlife star Mark Freehily praises Louis Walsh on his 70th birthday. Read the details here

Originally from Dublin, Mark Feehily, Shane Filan, Kian Egan, Brian McFadden and Nicky Byrne, were part of the group. In 2004 Brian McFadden left the band to spend time with his wife Kerry Katona. In 2012, the band broke up when all members wanted to focus on their solo careers. The group made a big comeback in 2018 with their hit “Hello My Love”. Westlife has sold over 55 million records worldwide. They will perform at a sold-out Wembley Stadium on August 6. The band mentioned that performing at Wembley would be a dream come true for them. Wembley is a milestone, the group said and they are proud of this achievement.

Although successful, the group faced its share of problems during its early years. Shane mentioned that the first few days were horrible with Louis. He said he was shocked at how much their lives were known to him. But at the same time, he appreciated her managerial skills to keep them together.

Louis made comments about them looking fat, made fun of their teeth, and even wanted to get rid of some limbs. But despite all of that, Mark Feehily mentioned that Louis was the reason they got into the music industry and their journey to the biggest stage. Louis played a big role in their story.

Filan considered Wembley a remarkable achievement. They have played in stadiums all over the world, but the most famous stadium in the world is something else. He considers the group lucky and is part of an elite list of people who can play at the stadium. In cinemas across the UK and Ireland, their concert would be shown live.

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