Mark Feehily says probably the most enjoyable he has ever had partying with a star was when he shared Chinese meals and corked wine with Mariah Carey and his Westlife bandmates.
The Irish group – consisting of Mark, Shane Filan, Kian Egan and Nicky Byrne – first met Mariah after they duetted together with her on a canopy of ‘Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)’ from their 2000 album ‘Coast to Coast’.
Mark admits all of them acquired on nice and he’ll always remember one night after they had a boozy after-party with the ‘Butterfly’ hitmaker and he served Mariah a glass of corked wine, however to his shock she was pleased to nonetheless sip it down.
In an interview with Closer journal, he mentioned: ”We as soon as had a loopy evening out with Mariah after her live performance at Wembley. We have been in her dressing room, ingesting champagne and consuming Chinese takeaway, after which we ended up at a home social gathering together with her afterwards. She had us all in stitches.
”I managed to cork a bottle of wine after I was chilling with Mariah, and it had bits of cork floating in it, however she was nonetheless very gracious and drank it anyway. It was embarrassing, however she went for it. Mariah is such a enjoyable individual, and he or she may be very actual … She had us all cracking up with laughter.”
Mark – who additionally supported Mariah as a solo artist on her 2017 tour – feels fortunate to have met so a lot of his music idols from being in Westlife.
Another evening the ‘Flying Without Wings’ singer will not ever overlook is when he hosted an impromptu social gathering in his lodge room and Duran Duran frontman Simon Le Bon and Damien Rice jammed collectively.
He shared: ”The craziest A-list expertise I ever had was at an after-party in my room after we carried out on the Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Norway. The bar shut down, so everybody got here again to mine. I regarded round and realised that Simon Le Bon and Damien Rice have been jamming on my mattress with a guitar. It was surreal.”