“Lighthouse” is a song by Irish boy band Westlife. It is the lead single from their second compilation album, Greatest Hits. The song is their second final physical single after their announcement to disband. The song was written by Gary Barlow and John Shanks, and was released on 11 November 2011. A music video was filmed in South Africa and premiered on 20 October 2011. The song became their second-lowest charting single in Ireland and their lowest-charting single in the United Kingdom, charting at number eleven and thirty-two respectively.
“Something Right” is a song by Irish boyband Westlife from their ninth studio album, Back Home. The song was released as the band’s second single in Asia and Europe following their first single, “Home”, as well as the album’s overall third single. The song was composed by Rami Yacoub, Savan Kotecha and Arnthor Birgisson. A music video was filmed in December 2007 in London and premiered on March 7, 2008.
The band’s record label, Sony BMG, aimed to increase album promotions and sales through the release of this single, which happens to be a fan favourite. The song was composed by Rami Yacoub, Savan Kotecha and Arnthor Birgisson, who also contributed the songs “Us Against the World”, “The Easy Way”, and “Pictures In My Head” to the Back Home album.
The music video for “Something Right” began shoot on 17 December 2007, directed by Amber and Brown and was shot in London. It premiered on March 7, 2008 on music channels. The video uses a brand new remix track of the song and was shot using green screen, featuring the band in a desert and subsequently in a futuristic night setting.
“Us Against the World” is a song by Irish boy band Westlife from their ninth studio album, Back Home (2008). The song was released as the album’s second single on 3 March 2008.
The song was written by Arnthor Birgisson, Rami Yacoub and Savan Kotecha. A music video for the song was filmed in December 2007 and premiered on 14 February 2008.
“Obvious” is the third and final single released from Westlife’s fourth studio album, Turnaround. It was written by Carl Björsell, Carl Falk, Didrik Thott, and Sebastian Thott under their stage name Pilot, Savan Kotecha, and Andreas Carlsson. It was produced by Jake Schulze, Kristian Lundin, and Karl Engström, with additional production by Quiz & Larossi.
“Obvious” peaked at number three on the UK Singles Chart, but marked the departure of Brian McFadden from the band. The band originally planned to write a farewell song for Brian, as it was his choice to leave, however, due to tour rehearsals and TV appearances, it was decided “Obvious” would be released as a single instead. However, as a tribute, CD2 features a medley of Brian’s favourite Westlife songs.
“Tonight”/”Miss You Nights” is the second and last single released from Westlife’s greatest hits album, ‘Unbreakable’. It was released as a double A-Side in the UK, but in some other countries, both songs were released separately.
“Tonight” was written by Steve Mac, Wayne Hector and Jorgen Elofsson. “Miss You Nights” is a song written by Dave Townsend and originally recorded by Cliff Richard in 1975. At the time, it had reached #15 in the UK Singles Chart. The Westlife single peaked at #3 on the UK Singles Chart, becoming the band’s second non-chart topper. It sold over 115 000 in UK so far.
“Unbreakable” is a song recorded by Irish boy band Westlife. It was released on 4 November 2002 as the first single from their fourth studio album and first greatest hits album, Unbreakable: The Greatest Hits Volume 1 (2002).
The song holds the record for the greatest ‘leaper’ in UK chart history – entering the UK Singles Chart at number 196 and then going to number one the following week. It became the band’s eleventh UK number one. The song has received a silver disc sales certification in the UK for over 200,000 copies sold.
“World of Our Own” is the second single released from Westlife’s third studio album, of the same name. The song peaked at #1 on the UK Singles Chart, becoming their 10th number one single – making them a part of a small group of artists in British chart history to achieve this feat. The song’s popularity peaked when it was featured in the children’s feature film, You Wish!.
“World of Our Own” was the 40th best selling single of 2002 in the UK, and received a Silver sales certification in the UK for over 200,000 copies sold.
“Evergreen” is a pop song, co-written by Jörgen Elofsson, Per Magnusson and David Kreuger, and originally recorded by Irish boy band Westlife. The song appears on their album World of Our Own, and was released as a single only in the Philippines, where it reached number three.
In 2002, the song was chosen to be the winner’s single for the first series of Pop Idol and was recorded by the three finalists: Will Young, Gareth Gates and Darius Danesh. During the final, the song was performed by both Young and Gates. Young went on to win the show, and released “Evergreen” as a double A-side single, along with “Anything Is Possible”, which was also recorded by the final three and performed by the final two. The song was later included on Young’s debut album, From Now On (2002). Gates’ version of the song was also released as a B-side to his single, “Unchained Melody”.
“Bop Bop Baby” is the third single to be released from Westlife’s third studio album, World of Our Own. The single peaked at #5 on the UK Singles Chart. However, during an interview, the band claimed this was due to the obscure choice of single, as they would have much preferred to release “Why Do I Love You” – and had even recorded a video for it. The song was written by band members Shane Filan and Brian McFadden, alongside producers and writers Chris O’Brien and Graham Murphy. It sold over 120,000 copies in the UK.
“Queen of My Heart” is the debut single released from Westlife’s third studio album, World of Our Own. It became the band’s ninth UK number No. 1 single, staying at the top of the chart for one week. The song was written by John McLaughlin, Wayne Hector and Steve Robson, Steve Mac. It remains one of the band’s most successful singles, becoming the 23rd best-selling single of 2001 in the UK, and receiving a Silver sales certification in the UK for over 200,000 copies sold. So far, it sold over 335 000 copies in UK.