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10 Years Ago This Week... Brian McFadden Left Westlife

10/03/2014 14:37 GMT | Updated 10/03/2014 14:59 GMT

Can you believe it's been 10 years since Brian McFadden made the bold decision to leave Westlife and go it alone?

After boyish giggles and stifled smiles the fivesome announced they were becoming a four at this suitably awkward press conference below...

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