Westlife singer Markus Feehily to support Wet Wet Wet at Leeds Arena

Markus Feehily

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Markus Feehily has been confirmed as the special guest for the upcoming Wet Wet Wet Big Picture Tour, which includes the First Direct Arena in Leeds.

Feehily rose to fame as one fifth of Westlife, with the band’s 14 year career seeing them sell over 50 million records worldwide, achieve 14 No.1 singles in the UK and 26 Top 10s.

Feehily, who launched his solo career earlier this year and saw his debut album Fire chart at No.2 in the charts, said: “I remember listening to Marti Pellow’s voice and being really inspired. It’s a pleasure to go on tour with Wet Wet Wet and I can’t wait to sing in the arenas again”.

Wet Wet Wet front man Marti Pellow added: “Markus has a great voice and as he’ll be performing a selection of Westlife and solo material, we’re in for a real treat. Anybody coming along to the shows is bound to have a great time”.

The 17-date tour reaches from Plymouth to Inverness whilst covering all of England, Ireland, Wales and Scotland, giving fans all over the country the chance to see Wet Wet Wet play live. The tour coincides with the 20th anniversary of their huge No.1 album Picture This which included the hits Julia Says, Don’t Want to Forgive Me Now, Somewhere Somehow, She’s All On My Mind, Morning and Love is all Around.

The concert at the First Direct Arena in Leeds takes place on Friday March 4. For further details visit www.wetwetwet.co.uk/tour-dates

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