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MY SIDE OF LIFE - AUTOBIOGRAPHY [ADDED CHAPTER]: AMAZON
It's hard to put in to words what Westlife has meant to me and my life. I always knew that the day would come when I would be writing my thank yous for the last time. It's a sad day. I've been part of this band for almost half my life and it's been nothing short of incredible!! There are so many people who have been part of it but especially those people have helped make my dream come true and changed my life forever.
Louis Walsh: You believed in me from day one. You made me believe in myself and made me the performer I am today for that I can never repay you. You're a true friend Louis and to this day I always sing better when you are in the crowd !! 10/10.
Simon Cowell: You had a vision of a band you wanted to create and you stuck to it. You also picked 14 number 1 singles for us. A&R doesn't get much better kiddo! Thank you for everything Simon.
Sonny Takhar: The man that drove us from day one from being a small irish pop group to one of the biggest bands in the world. Thank you for all your hard work Sonny - you are a massive part of our success!
To all our Sony family worldwide especially Nick Gatfield, Leah Chalmers, Charlie Lycett, Ged Doherty, Dave Shack, Jacqui Quaife, Anya Jones all at Syco and now RCA. Thank you all for your hard work and dedication.
To Alan McEvoy, Liam Murphy, James Fitzgerald and all at Livewire Business Management, thank you!! Ye are worldclass!!
Anita Kissane, a million thank yous!
To our agent John (ari) Giddings, Sarah Sherlock and all at solo.. best agency on the planet!! Thank you for always getting the best for us.
To all our songwriters and producers over the years especially Steve Mac, Wayne Hector, Per and David, Rami, Andreas Carlson, Savan, Carl, Jake, Andreas and Joseph and all in Stockholm. Ryan Tedder and last but not least Mr John Shanks. Thank you for such great tunes, ye all created the Westlife sound and make me the singer I am today.
Our Promoters around the world, Caroline Downey and Dennis Desmond MCD Peter Aiken, Cathy Aiken at Aiken Promotions. Barry Clayman, Maria Barry and all at Live Nation, Michael and Nigel at Middas, Joanne Byrne and all at Presence PR. Thank you!! "Hello Joanne speaking" lol.
To our day team. Steve Martin.. U da man!! DONE! You are one of the most professional people I have ever met. You are excellent at your job and a pleasure to work with! Thank you Steve for putting up with us!!
Mattie (The Boi) Evans: Thank you for everything Mattie you are a star in the making!!
Andy, my driver. Thank you buddy, Mick, Shane, and all at Devine Chaurffeur Co. Thank you.
To Steve Levitt, Karen Ringland, Mill (Taz) and all at production north.. Emma Bull.. William Baker and Alan McDonald, our live band Freddie, Julia, Mark, Ben.... Pure Class!! Becky, Bicky, Mark and all our crew, thank you guys for travelling the world with us to bring our live show to our fans, Percilla Samuels and Dwain thank you for the moves!! To all our friends you know who you are but especially Keith, Paul, Brig, Cathal and Chicken. Thank you for keeping my feet on the ground, your friendship means the world to me... see ye in town about 9pm for a wee Arthur yaa??
To my brothers and sisters Finbarr, Peter, Yvonne, Liam, Denise and Mairead, thank you for being there for me and looking out for me my whole life. I love you all! To my in laws.. Thanks for looking after my brothers and sisters!! :-)
To my Mam and dad my biggest fans!! Thank you for bringing me in to this world and letting me follow my dreams.. it's hard to beat the feeling of singing "You Raise Me Up" and looking in to the crowd and seeing your proud faces smiling back at me. I love you both so much, Mam without a doubt you are my number one fan. Dad I have only one hero in my life and that's you! "We'll see how the old thing goes".
To the Walsh family: My second home in Sligo. Michael, Rosaleen, Joanna, Emmett, Michael, Glenn and Fionnuala. Thanks for everything guys especially Rosaleen's sunday dinners!! Even if it's only instant gravy!! lol.
To Bryan: thank you for all you gave to Westlife. You always made me laugh buddy!!
To my 3 other brothers: Nicky, Kian and Mark, I think I can safely say we have lived the dream boys!! It's hard to believe what we have achieved together in 14 years. It's been a truly unbelievable journey, love ye boys!! Our friendship and music will live forever.
To all the Westlife fans all over the world, I dedicate this album to you, you are the reason we have a Greatest Hits.. thank you for all your love and dedication for all these years. See you all on the tour next year. It's gonna be great!!
Finally to the most important people in my world!! My beautiful family. Everything I do in my life I do it for you. Gillian you are the centre of my world. Thank you for giving me three beautiful children and being the most amazing mother and wife. You are the best friend, soulmate and the love of my life. Xxxx
Nicole, Patrick and Shane Junior... my three little babies. Daddy loves you soooooo much and you make me so proud every day I wake up! Ye are so cute.. Ye melt my heart. xxxxxx
Greatest Hits - Volume 2