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Westlife split will be final

Author: Elle Canada

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Westlife split will be final

Westlife will never reunite once their farewell tour is over.

The Irish boy band - made up of Nicky Byrne, Kian Egan, Mark Feehily and Shane Filan - will split in 2012 after a greatest hits album and string of concerts and are adamant they will never record or perform together again.

Kian said: "We walked away from a multi-million-pound record deal that would have changed our lives forever, secured our future beyond anything.

"It's not about the money. We'd have made far more on a new record than we ever would with a comeback tour."

Shane also said they will all support each other if any of them decide to release a solo record.

He said: "The first person to decide to do a solo record, the other three will all be there.

"Everyone's thought about going solo - I would love to continue singing for a living."

For now, the group - who had a total of 13 number one hit singles in the UK, including 'Swear it Again' and 'Flying Without Wings' - are putting all their efforts into the farewell tour. However, original fifth member Brian McFadden will not be joining them.

Kian said: "We still text him and stuff, but he's not coming back."

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