Girls Aloud kicked off their reunion tour in style on Thursday night. The quintet pulled out all the stops with an array of show stopping costumes and their greatest hits as they marked their comeback performance in Cheryl Cole”s home city of Newcastle.
The show was the girls” first gig as a group for three years. While in the mean time they each embarked on solo projects, in October they announced the time had come to take to the stage together once again for a 12 date arena tour.
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Having been a long time in the making Nadine Coyle, 27, was amazed the tour”s first date had fianlly come around. She tweeted “Waking up in Newcastle. First day of our Ten tour! Did I actually just say that Xx”
The singing sirens, who formed on Popstars the Rivals in 2002, gave a performance fuelled by over a decade of experience in the business and couldn”t resist showing they’re as close as ever. As the show drew to an end Kimberley and Cheryl shared an emotional hug.
Kimberley expressed her excitement at how well everything had gone tweeting “Unbelievable first show tonight. Thank you Newcastle!!! #tentour”
But for Cheryl it was being back where her career started that made Newcastle the perfect place to start their reunion. “I wish I could find the words to express how I feel right now!! Newcastle was perfect! I heart U! Thank you #proudgeordie tentour.”