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Excitement builds ahead of The Script’s concert

Singer Danny O'Donoghue told EWN the band seemed to have a special connection with SA.

FILE: Irish rock band, The Script. Picture: www.thescriptmusic.com.

JOHANNESBURG - Anticipation is building ahead of The Script's performance in Johannesburg on Wednesday evening.

Here are some of the Highlights from the Irish band's interview with 947 on Tuesday:

The Script describe themselves as down to earth meat and potatoes kind of lads, saying they had to come back to South Africa after shooting a video in Alexandra in July.

Lead singer Danny O'Donoghue told Eyewitness News the band seemed to have a special connection with South Africa.

"We have an affinity with South Africa. We love the ideology here and the fact that it's a new emerging country. But for us, we've had one of the most amazing experiences here when we got off our plane and we came to play at the Coca-Cola Dome."

Speaking on the band's music, O'Donohue said, "You can go anywhere and destroy your songs, so we try to be constructive rather that destructive for a change. The studio bus was amasing and we just wanted to take the live energy that we're performing with. We take that electricity that the crowd give us and put it back into the song. There's a lot of energy in those songs."

South Africa is one of their top 10 places to be and they're back for the third time to perform at the Coca-Cola dome on Wednesday.

They then head to Durban and Cape Town this weekend.