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Westlife reveal they were ’emotional’ and ‘ecstatic’ as they kicked off comeback tour in Belfast

The bandmates are back touring again for the first time since 2012

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Westlife kicked off their comeback tour in Belfast last night, and it was an emotional affair.

The bandmates, who split in 2012, performed their first concert in seven years – and they seriously impressed the crowd.

Speaking after their performance at Belfast’s SSE Arena on Wednesday night, they said: “We genuinely missed each other and missed the buzz of performing on stage together. It is incredible to be back.”

“The Belfast crowd were unbelievable. We’re ecstatic and we loved every minute of it. It was emotional at times too.”

“It was amazing to see everyone singing along to our new music and other hits,” they said, according to the Press Association.

They added: “We’re going to give the fans the best tour we have ever done. We are giving everyone the best version of ourselves. This is the best job in the world.”

Shane Filan. Nicky Byrne, Mark Feehily, and Kian Egan will play four more nights in Belfast, before touring the UK across the month of June.

The following month, the band will return to Ireland to play two massive gigs at Dublin’s Croke Park on July 5 & 6.