Pop fans, mark your calendars as Westlife returns to the Philippines for a concert on September 29 at the Araneta Coliseum. The Irish pop group is composed of Shane Filan, Nicky Byrne, Kian Egan and Mark Feehily.
Since their debut 1998, the boys have released 10 multi-platinum albums, had 14 number 1 hits in the UK alone and sold over 44 million albums worldwide. Their original songs which became number one hits include: “Swear It Again,” “If I Let You Go,” “Flying Without Wings,” “Fool Again,” “My Love,” “World of our Own,” “Queen of my Heart”, “Unbreakable, “When You’re Looking Like That”. Their cover songs, such as “Mandy”, “Uptown Girl,” “Against All Odds (Take A Look at Me Now),” are also quite popular.
Aside from their multi-platinum studio albums, the group also had special releases: a Rat Pack-inspired album entitled “Allow Us to Be Frank,” and “The Love Album,” which consists of popular love song covers. Westlife is currently promoting their eleventh album “Gravity,” released in November 2010. They worked on the album with Grammy-award winning producer John Shanks, who has produced tracks for a number of musicians such as Kelly Clarkson, Alanis Morrisette, Melissa Etheridge, Sheryl Crow, Miley Cyrus, Backstreet Boys and Take That. Westlife performed “Safe,” the first single off the album on the show “The X-Factor” in the UK.
Westlife has toured around the world extensively, having ten official tours since the year 2000, with stops around Europe, in Asia, South Africa, the Middle East and Australia. They are currently on their Gravity tour, with shows in Oman, United Arab Emirates, UK and Ireland.
For ticket inquiries, please call Ticketnet at (63 2) 911-5555.
Gen. Araneta cor. Gen. Roxas Ave., Araneta Center
Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Ticket: P4500, P3000, P2500, P1500, P600
Thursday September 29, 2011 8:00 PM