Nicky Byrne Reveals 12th Westlife Album Is Recorded

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Despite having to work remotely, Westlife's Nicky Byrne has revealed that the group's twelfth album has been recorded.

The group also including Shane Filan, Kian Egan and Mark Feehily have all been working remotely for this album. 

On this, singer and radio presenter Nicky Byrne took to social media, talking about the challenges that come with recording a new album remotely from each member's home. 

"One hell of an experience"

"Recording our new album individually - and remotely from our homes has been one hell of an experience!", Byrne wrote. 

"Dogs Barking, doorbell going, WiFi dropping out to mention just a few 🤷‍♂️ but we got there in the end!". 

"Now fully recorded, it's currently in the oven and cooking time is approx 2/3 months", he added. 

"We may open the oven door at some point to sample our brand spanking new single as a starter…😉🙏in the meantime trust me - it's starting to smell Devine! (sic)". 

@westlifeFor now our working title shall be..#BangersNSmash". 


Back in May, Louis Walsh had said that Westlife's next album will take the world by storm. 

"The new album is fantastic and will be a smash hit", he said. "They have written some brilliant songs and can't wait to get back on stage. Each one of them is so happy with where they are in their lives".

Back in Feburary, Westlife also parted company with EMI Records "by mutual consent"

Westlife also confirmed in March that they signed a new record with to the EastWest Records, owned and distributed bt Warner Music. 

"We've got some big news for you today!", the band added.  

Adding, "We have found a record label that share the same energy and high ambitions as the four of us, in what will be a very busy year, where there will be some surprise announcements and of course new music!". 


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