Irish pop star Ronan Keating once considered quitting BOYZONE - but decided it was better than his old job.

The LIFE IS A ROLLERCOASTER singer was part of the chart-topping boyband before he went solo, and admits the celebrity lifestyle was getting him down so much he thought about leaving.

But he says, "I'm glad I didn't because I don't know what else I could have done, apart from get my old job back in a Dublin shoe shop."

11/11/2003 02:14