Westlife thrill thousands of fans in band’s first ever Wembley Stadium gig


Irish boyband Westlife have carried out their biggest hits to a packed Wembley Stadium.

he sold-out present, that includes numbers such Flying With out Wings, was a part of their Wild Desires Tour.

It was the primary time within the chart-topping band’s historical past that they’ve performed on the well-known London venue.


Westlife on stage at Wembley Stadium (Aaron Chown/PA)

Mark Feehily, Shane Filan, Nicky Byrne, Kian Egan and Brian McFadden discovered fame with Westlife after forming in 1998.

They disbanded in 2012 after 14 years of success, however reunited in 2018 with out McFadden – who left the band in 2004.

Sophie Ellis-Bextor and James Morrison took to the Wembley stage to carry out earlier than the Irish quartet thrilled the gang on Saturday evening.


Sophie Ellis-Bextor (Aaron Chown/PA)

Westlife, who’ve an enormous UK following, have bought greater than 55 million data.

This week Feehily stated that securing the Wembley gig practically 25 years into their music careers had barely “blown our minds somewhat bit”.

He advised ITV’s This Morning on Friday: “I feel taking part in concert events like this in Wembley Stadium is one thing that we’ve dreamed of since we had been little boys and to really be right here now, I feel for us it simply means a lot, practically 25 years into our profession to b taking part in to a sold-out Wembley Stadium.”

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Filan agreed that lastly taking part in Wembley was a “large achievement” for the group, saying: “We’ve performed stadiums everywhere in the world however Wembley Stadium might be essentially the most well-known stadium on the planet.

“And I suppose when you play the stadium you’re in a really elite checklist of individuals which are fortunate sufficient to play it and I clearly consider bands like Queen and folks like that.

“It’s fairly unimaginable and we’re very happy with it.

“It’s an enormous achievement for us.”

The live performance was additionally broadcast stay in cinemas throughout the UK and #westlifeincinemas was trending on Twitter.

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