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Louis Tomlinson describes Newcastle as 'pretty chaotic'. The singer from One Direction says that after a few visits, he can say they are happy to be here for their world tour shows at Newcastle's Metro Radio Arena.
One Direction stars Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan say that taking a break after their world tour will be 'a shock to the system' after a busy five year schedule. The singers spoke to ITV News Tyne Tees backstage at the Metro Radio Arena before their second of three concerts in Newcastle. They say they are ready for a rest.
Louis Tomlinson has defended the band's decision to take a break after their current world tour.
The One Direction singer says that is makes sense after such a hectic five years of shows. Louis, who was speaking to ITV News Tyne Tees backstage in Newcastle, added that they will 'definitely get back together'.
So what are their plans?
One Direction are in the region ahead of their second gig at Newcastle's Metro Radio Arena tonight. The boys said their third and final show - tomorrow night - would be the loudest.
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- Watch our report about Sunday's One Direction gig here.
We even got Niall to try out his Geordie accent. See and hear the results below:
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One Direction fans are turning out to see the band in Newcastle.
30,000 fans will get to see them over the course of three nights.
One Direction have said this will be their last tour in quite some time as they prepare to take a break in the spring.
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Boy band One Direction have announced an additional performance in Newcastle to meet demand for tickets.
The extra show will take place on Tuesday 27 October 2015.
The group take in the North East during a month long tour next year.
They start their three day run at the Metro Radio Arena on 25 October.