Starlight – the new Westlife single, October 2021

Westlife’s brand new single Starlight is released Thursday 14 October 2021. Starlight is the first single release from Westlife’s twelfth studio album Wild Dreams, and their first single release in two years, since their single My Blood in 2019.

Westlife - Starlight

Where can I listen to Starlight? Where can I download the new single?

The Starlight single was released on Thursday 14 October 2021. The single is available to download and stream from the following places:

The official lyric video is available here:

TV appearances to promote the new Westlife single Starlight

Westlife performed Starlight live on Strictly Come Dancing, broadcast on Sunday 17 October 2021 at 7.10pm BST on BBC One.

See the video of the performance: Westlife perform Starlight in the Ballroom (watch on Youtube).

Westlife’s first live performance of Starlight on Strictly Come Dancing, October 2021

Who’s the new single written by?

Mark has said that Westlife co-wrote Starlight “with some legendary writers” during the summer of 2021. The song is credited as being written by Shane Filan, Mark Feehily, Tom Grennan, Jamie Scott, Dan Bryer, Mike Needle, Peter Rycroft. It’s the first lead single co-written by a Westlife band member.

What about the music video?

The video was filmed in London, UK, Shane posted a behind-the-scenes snap from the filming of the music video on Instagram, suggesting that the video contains some sparkly starlight-strobe lighting effects:

Nicky’s behind the scenes video on Instagram showed the guys on location at a Henry Wood Hall near Borough High Street in London, filming the video:

We don’t have a link to the official music video yet, but we’ll add it here as soon as it’s available!

Where can I find the Starlight song lyrics?

The chorus of Starlight is:


Lighting up the darkest night

Something I can see in your eyes

Keeps me alive tonight, oh

We can all be starlights

Racing at the speed of light

I found you in my darkest time

Now look how we shine so bright, oh

Read the full lyrics: Westlife Starlight lyrics >

Read more about the new album: Westlife Wild Dreams >