As a member of Boyzone, he's sold millions of albums globally. 

But it seems that getting his solo offering off the ground is proving rather more challenging for Shane Lynch.

For the 38-year-old Dubliner has now taken to crowdfunding platform, PledgeMusic, in a bid to realise his musical dreams.

The singer has already raised more than a quarter of his target amount, and there are still 26 days of funding to go.

The page reads: "Pre-order Shane Lynch's debut solo album through PledgeMusic and gain access to exclusive updates and exclusive content!"

On offer is a backstage meet-and-greet before a Boyzone concert – yours for €200 – and signed t-shirts, prints, and posters, which are available from €25.

He's is furthermore willing to make a two hour "personal appearance" for €3,450, while €9,500 will buy you a 30-minute live performance "at your party, house or event".

Meanwhile, €68 will allow to you to "talk with Shane Lynch for 15 minutes on the phone about any subject you please. Music, TV, the debut solo album; the choice is yours".

Shane's PledgeMusic profile states that as part of Boyzone, he sold 25 million records, had four number one albums, and six number one singles.

He has also appeared in several reality TV shows, including Cirque de Celebrite, and Celebrity Masterchef. He was a judge on the All Ireland Talent Show in 2009 and 2010.

Shane has been married to Sheena White for eight years, and the couple has two children together – daughters aged six, and two-and-a-half.