Former Westlife lead singer, Shane Filan is performing in live in Manila on October 1, 2014 at the World Trade Center in Pasay City. Get to know more about Filan in the succeeding paragraphs of this very engaging article. First and foremost, the future lead singer of Westlife is christened as Born Shane Steven Filan. He was born on July 5, 1979.

He is an Irish singer and songwriter of the said famous boy band,Westlife until it was disbanded in 2012. After the group had gone their separate ways, it was announced that he will release his solo album a year after. Before Westlife, Filan ,Egan and Feehily were in a band known as IOU, with the likes of Sligonians Derrick Lacey, Graham Keighron and Michael Garrett. He partly wrote the IOYOU’s song, Together Girl Forever. His mother tried to call Louis Walsh, Boyzone’s manager about her son’s band. Eventually, the name of the band has been changed to as there were already a number of bands named as Westside. Shane Filan together with Mark Feehily were the lead singers of Westlife. Their first album was released in November 1999, simply entitled as Westlife. With the group, he has received 28 platinum discs and has sold out 40 million records worldwide.

Shane Filan

Westlife’s former lead vocals, Shane Filan will perform live in Manila at the World Trade Center in Pasay City.

On October 20, 2011, Westlife has finally announced and decided to go on separate ways until the end of their 2012 farewell tour. As a result, Filan has showed interest in being a solo musical artist as his bread and butter. In December 2011, the press said that he was very much close to in sealing a solo deal as several UK record labels are battling it out to get the singer in the bag. To date, his manager and he have been negotiating with several other record companies in London.

At least four or five record labels have gotten interested in getting Shane, because he is an incredible singer and he already has an idea of what kind of an album he wanted to make. Again, Shane Filan is one of the greatest voices in the international music scene. He is a completely natural performer and never ever went out of tune. In the future, he dearly wants to do an album of modern and contemporary songs like that of Michael Buble. Simply because, he can belt out any kind of music due to his very powerful vocal range. But way back in the year 2008, he showed no interest in his exciting career path to go solo.

On March 4, 2012, it was said that there were at least three major record labels who eagerly attempted to sign him up including Simon Cowell’s very own record label. Really, it was such a tough decision to make as to which of which, he is going to choose. It was because all offers were extremely tempting and juicy. But for Shane, he wants to be sure that there would be an excellent promotional or a phenomenal marketing strategy to full blast his new horizon and career as a solo artist. His team behind the scenes has already eyed on the songs that will luckily be included in his first-ever recorded album. They wanted to make certain that the album would be absolutely perfect.

At long last in December of 2012, Shane Filan has signed up for a recording contract with . He spent his time in Nashville with some of the well-known pop singers to boost his solo career. To start off, his official website was launched on April 9, 2013, with a countdown that reveals some juicy news about his solo career. On that said website, he beamingly announced that he has signed up a contract with London Records and said that he would spend at least a period of 12 months in both the US and UK to write and record some beautiful songs.

On July 4, he has openly revealed the title of his first single Everything to Me. The release date was also announced to be slated on August 25th. Ever since his long and much needed hiatus had all started, he electrifyingly performed his first-ever single live at the 2013 Rose of Tralee Festival, his first live solo TV performance. Lastly, on September 10, 2013, he has proudly released the song, About You. This is actually the second single from his album, You and Me. This year, Shane Filan is preparing for his UK tour.

Ticket Prices for Shane Filan’s Upcoming Concert in Manila

Ticket prices are as follows:

  1. P4,500– (Platinum Seated)
  2. P3,000– (Gold Standing)
  3. P2,000– (Silver Standing)

The much anticipated Shane Filan Philippine Concert will once again prove to millions of avid fans that his star has never dimmed through the years.

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