The Back Home Tour is a world tour by Irish boyband, Westlife in support of their 9th studio album, Back Home. The band will be touring the United Kingdom, Ireland and New Zealand. The tour was seen 385,000 fans.
The tour is divided into two legs. The first leg kicked off in Belfast on 25 February and ended in London on 29 March 2008.th. The second leg started on a four-day visit on Australia for the promotion of the album and ended on 28 June 2008 in Plymouth Argyle Football Club in England.
The 28-page tour programme was measuring 12" x 12", celebrating their 10 successful years as recording artists, crammed with stunning photos, spot lacquered images, interviews, personal messages from all 4 band members on lavish screen printed plastic pages and much more, with metallic-effect embossed outer cover. The DVD for this tour was filmed at Croke Park, Dublin on 1 June 2008.
Online music stores has added a descriptive review on 2008 October:
"After a staggering 10 years at the top of the UK charts, pop royalty Westlife release an amazing live DVD of their massive Croke Park stadium concert. On 1 June 2008 Westlife returned to their home country of Ireland to play the biggest concert of their career to date. Fresh from the success of their massive 'Back Home' world tour, the band played to a sell-out, 82,500 strong crowd at Croke Park Stadium, Dublin in honour of Westlife's 10th anniversary. A truly unforgettable occasion for Kian, Mark, Nicky and Shane. This beautifully shot DVD perfectly captures the emotion, intensity, spirit and magical moments of the concert and is a must have for any fans that want a true reminder of this very special day. The DVD also features an amazing 30 minute behind the scenes documentary, 'The Road Home', allowing up close and personal access to the world's biggest boy band. Fans will get to see Westlife in the lead-up to the concert, preparing, planning and rehearsing for the greatest show of their lives. Also featured are the Top 10 Westlife videos as voted for by the fans on westlife.com."