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Monday 21 April 2014

The Script go from Breakeven to €4m

V Festival: Chelmsford - Day 1...CHELMSFORD, UNITED KINGDOM - AUGUST 17: Danny O'Donoghue of The Script performs on day 1 of the V Festival at Hylands Park on August 17, 2013 in Chelmsford, England. (Photo by Rob Harrison/Getty Images)...E
Danny O'Donoghue of The Script

The Script's success story of adoring fans, sold-out concerts and number one albums now includes loads of cash. New accounts filed by band members' companies in the UK show that the firms' combined cash pile last year more than doubled to £3.72m (€4.52m).

According to trade industry journal, 'Pollstar', the Dublin band – led by 33-year-old Danny O'Donoghue – generated box-office receipts of $15.1m (€11.1m) last year with a total of 294,404 fans paying to see the group in 23 cities.

The band – ranked 97 in the top 100 grossing tours for 2013 – generated box-office receipts of $656,522 per gig.

Irish Independent

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