Ronan Keating, Keith Duffy, Mikey Graham and Shane Lynch performed as a group for the last time in Manila at their "Boyzone
Thank You and Goodnight Farewell Tour" held June 23 at the Mall of Asia Arena.
Throughout, Keating was ever the small and sprightly younger member (he was 16 when Boyzone
began), hanging onto his bandmate's shoulders and swinging his legs up in the air as though he weighed nothing -- or holding a note for so long that Duffy had to check his watch to see when it might end.
They brought the ecstatic newlyweds onto the bus to wild applause from crowds who had gathered to see Ronan and co ahead of the Boyzone
gig at Manchester Arena on Saturday night.
are one of those bands who are fortunate to have loads of pop classics at their disposal and all of them were pulled out of the locker for the Tyneside audience.
The foursome announced on Wednesday they would be coming back with a new tour and album - overshadowing the release of Boyzone
's new single on Thursday.
He said many pieces in their repertoire were boy-band songs including those of Boyzone
'I'm a big fan myself,' Christian said of Boyzone
at the concert.
Boyzlife brings together members of two of the biggest boybands in history, Boyzone
and Westlife, to perform a whole host of their biggest chart hits.
Stephen was our brother and will always be at the very the heart of Boyzone
are a great band to work with and have a fantastic new live show planned for this summer," said promoter Liz Doogan Hobbs.
The fact that as grown men, pushing 40, they're still called Boyzone
is the least of it - there's the tragic death of Stephen Gately, falling out with former manager Louis Walsh and their even more acrimonious falling out with Ronan Keating when he left the band high and dry to pursue a solo career.
said they had taken to the road again to thank their fans for the "incredible support" over 20 years.