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October 2004
Westlife drop into BBC Birmingham
Westlife with BBC WM's Danny Kelly
Chart topping Irish boyband Westlife popped into BBC WM for a chat with Danny Kelly.

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See pictures of the band in the WM studios

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Westlife are Nicky Byrne, Shane Filan, Kian Egan and Mark Feehily.

The band appeared on the Danny Kelly show on Radio WM, 95.6FM on Tuesday 12 October, between 1-4pm.

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Hundreds of fans gathered in the BBC public space to try to catch a glimpse of Westlife as the appeared live on BBC WM.

Nicky, Shane, Mark and Kian met two lucky WM listeners, who got to ask them questions live on air. The band also took calls as more listeners got to quiz the band.

Westlife on BBC WM

Westlife appeared on Danny Kelly's show on BBC WM. Take a look at some photos of them in the studio.

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Shane from Westlife

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During the interview Westlife talked about touring the world, their fans, their new single and loads of other subjects besides.

In the public space, fans craned their necks and pressed their faces against the glass of the studio to get a better sight of the band as they chatted to Danny Kelly.

Westlife history

The band formed in the mid 90's and were originally managed by Boyzone's Ronan Keating.

Mark Feehily of Westlife
Mark Feehily of Westlife

Their first single 'Swear It Again' hit the top of the charts in May 1999 and many more hits were to follow.

Original member Bryan McFadden left the group earlier this year to devote more time to his family and launch a solo career.

Westlife made history again recently when they topped the first ever Download Chart with their 1999 hit 'Flying Without Wings'.

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