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McFly (formed 2004)
McFly are an English pop band consisting of Tom Fletcher (vocals/guitar), Danny Jones (guitar/vocals), Dougie Poynter (bass) and Harry Judd (drums).

McFly: Formation
McFly's story began when Tom Fletcher was enlisted onto the songwriting team for the band Busted. He was soon asked to audition to be in a band called V and at these auditions he met Danny Jones who he roped in with him on the Busted songwriting team.
They soon stopped writing for Busted and decided to collaborate and make a band, advertising auditions in NME. Dougie Poynter and Harry Judd were subsequently recruited with the pair making acquaintance over their shared love of 'The Starting Line'.
Fletcher chose the band name 'McFly' after Marty McFly in 'Back To The Future'; while Jones was initially reluctant to agree on the name, he soon warmed to it after watching the movie.

McFly: Musical career
McFly released their debut single '5 Colours in Her Hair' in 2004, entering the UK chart at number one. Second single 'Obviously' then followed suit.
They released their debut album 'Room on the 3rd Floor' also opened at number one, was certified double platinum and broke the world record for the youngest band to have a debut number one album. The same year saw them support Busted on their tour as well as V and, later, headline their first tour.
In 2005, they released the double A side number one single 'All About You/You've Got a Friend' from second number one album 'Wonderland' for Comic Relief, the video for which was shot in Uganda, Africa. In the same year, they co-headlined Live 8 Japan with Bjork and Good Charlotte, released 'Wonderland''s second single 'I'll Be OK' which also reached number one, released their first live DVD from the Wonderland Arena Tour where they were supported by Tyler James and Famous Last Words and later played at the 2005 Royal Variety Performance.
In 2006, they made an appearance in the Lindsay Lohan movie 'Just My Luck' for which they contributed to the soundtrack. Their first single of the year was double A side 'Please, Please/Don't Stop Me Now' which became the official song for Sport Relief 2006 and, again, reached number 1. Their third album 'Motion in the Ocean' was also released with single 'Star Girl' reaching number one.
2007 saw them release their seventh number one 'Baby's Coming Back/Transylvania' as well as their 'All the Greatest Hits' compilation album in 2007 featuring three new songs 'The Heart Never Lies', 'The Way You Make Me Feel' and 'Don't Wake Me Up'. Their subsequent tour was supported by Elliot Minor and Saving Aimee.
In 2008, they gave away their fourth album 'Radio:Active' in The Mail on Sunday before releasing it again with four added tracks, a DVD and a 32-page booklet. It's single 'Do Ya/Stay With Me' was released for Children In Need but was their lowest charting single so far.
In 2009, they were surprise guests at the Jonas Brothers' show at Wembley Stadium and they gave a rendition of 'Star Girl'.
In 2010, fifth album 'Above the Noise' was released. First single 'Party Girl''s music video was voted number one by fans in the 4music Video Honours of 2010 after it was taken from their short movie 'Nowhere Left to Run' released later on DVD.
In 2011, they released their first jewellery range with Gioia Jewellery, Dougie won the eleventh series of reality jungle show 'I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!' and Harry won the ninth series of televised dance competition 'Strictly Come Dancing'.
Harry was also invited to carry the Olympic Torch for the 2012 London Olympics and the band performed in Hyde Park for the Olympic BTLondonLive celebration.
In 2012, it was announced an autobiography entitled 'Unsaid Things: Our Story' was due for release as well as another Greatest Hits album.
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McBusted arrive at Hyde Park show in 'time machine'

7th July 2014 -

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McBusted arrived on stage in a Delorean 'time machine' on Sunday night (06.07.14).The super-group - comprising McFly members Tom Fletcher, Danny Jones, Dougie Poynter and Harry Judd, and Busted's Matt Willis and James Bourne -...

Ellie Goulding's relationship struggles

27th June 2014 -

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Ellie Goulding finds it hard to maintain a relationship because of her job.The 27-year-old singer admits it's a constant battle to keep the romance alive in her relationship with McFly musician Dougie Poynter, 26, as...

Ellie Goulding thinks yoga is an incredible drug

24th June 2014 -

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Ellie Goulding claims she does yoga instead of drugs.The 'Burn' hitmaker admits she's addicted to the traditional Indian discipline and can't go a day without an intense workout session.The 27-year-old singer said: ''I get the...

After Taking Over Arenas, McBusted Will Take Over The Studio

28th May 2014 -

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It just keeps getting better in the world of McBusted. The pop-rock supergroup combination of McFly and Busted has been selling out arenas for the past few months all across Europe, and what originally just...

Arcade Fire to open British Summer Time Hyde Park

16th May 2014 -

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Arcade Fire will headline the opening night of British Summer Time Hyde Park 2014.The indie rock group - consisting of Win Butler, Régine Chassagne, Richard Reed Parry, William Butler, Jeremy Gara and Tim Kingsbury -...

McBusted: No band could fake our chemistry

30th April 2014 -

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McBusted don't think other supergroups would be able to fake the chemistry they have. The group, made up of Mcfly's Tom Fletcher, Danny Jones, Dougie Poynter and Harry Judd and Busted members James Bourne...

Tom Fletcher's Wife Went Into Labour At Danny Jones' Birthday Party

15th April 2014 -

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McFly star Tom Fletcher's wife caused chaos at his bandmate Danny Jones' birthday party when her waters broke during a celebratory meal.The British pop rocker became a first-time father on 13 March (14) when his...

Lily Allen leads tributes to Peaches Geldof

7th April 2014 -

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Lily Allen has led tributes to Peaches Geldof.The TV personality and DJ, 25, who has sons, Astala, 23 months, and Phaedra, 11 months, with husband Tom Cohen, was found dead at their family home in...

McBusted will be 'lame'

5th April 2014 -

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Harry Judd says McBusted will be completely ''un-rock 'n' roll'' on tour.The band's drummer claims the supergroup - also formed of Tom Fletcher, Dougie Poynter, Danny Jones from McFly, and James Bourne and Matt Willis...

Russell Crowe is a fan of Tom Fletcher

5th April 2014 -

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Russell Crowe says Tom Fletcher is ''very special''.The 'Noah' actor discovered the McFly frontman after seeing his viral videos - including his 'From Bump to Buzz' video chronicling his wife Giovanna's changing body during her...

McBusted to support One Direction on tour

24th March 2014 -

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McBusted are to support One Direction on their upcoming stadium tour.The super-group - comprised of McFly's Harry Judd, Tom Fletcher, Danny Jones and Dougie Poynter, as well as Busted's Matt Willis and James Bourne -...

Tom Fletcher reassures fans after rushing baby Buzz to hospital

23rd March 2014 -

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Tom Fletcher rushed his son to hospital on Saturday (22.03.14).The McFly frontman was quick to reassure fans on Twitter that baby Buzz Michelangelo was doing fine, but took the opportunity to rant about the hospital...

Tom Fletcher's Newborn Son Hospitalised

23rd March 2014 -

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McFly star Tom Fletcher was given a scare on Saturday (22Mar14) when his newborn son was admitted to hospital.The British pop rocker became a first-time father on 13 March (14) when his wife Giovanna gave...

McFly's Tom Fletcher names son Buzz Michelangelo

15th March 2014 -

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Tom Fletcher has named his firstborn child Buzz Michelangelo.The McFly frontman and his wife Giovanna were met by incredulous fan reactions when they announced on Twitter that they had given their newborn son the unusual...

The Things They Tweet: 4109898

14th March 2014 -

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"For those asking, our son's name is Buzz Michelangelo Fletcher... and yes I'm being completely serious, my son is called Buzz." McFly star Tom Fletcher reveals the name of his newborn son.

Tom Fletcher becomes a dad

14th March 2014 -

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Tom Fletcher has become a dad for the first time.The McFly singer's wife Giovanna gave birth to a ''beautiful baby boy'' on Thursday night (13.03.14) and the happy couple - who first met when they...

Mcbusted Announce Two Huger Than Huge Outdoor Live 2014 Summer Shows

27th January 2014 -

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McBusted's UK dominance continues as the McFly and Busted boys announce two spectacular outdoor live shows this summer. Pandemonium is expected to hit the south west and East Anglia as pop's biggest supergroup touch down...

Danny Jones will have six best men

27th January 2014 -

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Danny Jones will have six best men when he gets married.The McFly singer won't be short of support when he marries Georgia Horsley this summer as he has asked several of his friends - including...

The Vamps credit McFly and Taylor Swift for music success

23rd January 2014 -

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The Vamps credit McFly and Taylor Swift for their music success.The teen boyband admit they take inspiration from many artists, but believe they've learnt the art of penning tracks from the 'Red' singer and picked...

The Vamps want to work with Rizzle Kicks

22nd January 2014 -

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The Vamps want to work with Rizzle Kicks.The teen boyband would love to pen a track with the hip-hop duo, made up of Jordan Stephens and Harley Alexander-Sule, because they think their energy and stage...

McBusted To Play 'Biggest Show Of Our Lives' At Hyde Park Next Year

9th December 2013 -

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McBusted announce the biggest show of their careers as they prepare for British Summertime Hyde Park in London on July 6th 2014.McFly and Busted have taken the world by storm since they decided to team...

McBusted set to release new album?

8th December 2013 -

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McBusted are set to sign a huge deal to release an album.The pop-rock supergroup - made up of McFly and Busted - are considering starting work on new material together, which would put the release...

McBusted embrace bad band name

6th December 2013 -

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McBusted are proud of their ''s**t'' band name.The McFly and Busted boys, who have teamed up for a UK tour next year, struggled to come up with an imaginative name for their super-group and have...

McFly ask One Direction for advice

19th November 2013 -

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McFly ask One Direction for fashion advice.The 'Party Girl' band - Harry Judd, 27, Dougie Poynter, 25, Tom Fletcher, 28 and Danny Jones, 27 - have turned to the world conquering boy band for career...

McBusted extra tour dates

17th November 2013 -

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McBusted have announced four more dates to their upcoming tour due to ''phenomenal demand''. The McFly and Busted supergroup, who will perform at gigs across the UK next year, are overwhelmed by the reaction to...

Charlie Simpson gets six-figure sum for Busted name

14th November 2013 -

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Charlie Simpson has been paid a six-figure sum for the rights to Busted.The 28-year-old singer, who quit the boy band in 2005, has decided not to be part of the upcoming super-group formed by his...

Supergroup Mcbusted Announce April 2014 Uk Tour

12th November 2013 -

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Following the astonishing success of their brief reunion at the Royal Albert Hall on the occasion of McFly's tenth anniversary concert, Tom Fletcher, Danny Jones, Dougie Poynter and Harry Judd have announced that they will...

Pop-rock Supergroup Mcbusted Announce Tour Plans

11th November 2013 -

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British boybands McFly and Busted are uniting to create a supergroup for a U.K. tour next year (14).The two acts teased their plans to join forces last week (ends10Nov13) and on Monday (11Nov13), they held...

McFly and Busted form super-group

11th November 2013 -

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McFly and Busted have joined forces to form super-group McBusted. The two bands announced the collaboration at a press conference in London this morning (11.11.13) and are set to head out on tour next year....

Busted & Mcfly To Announce Supergroup Plans Next Week

8th November 2013 -

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British boy bands Busted and McFly are planning to join forces next year (14) to create a new supergroup.The two acts have announced plans to stage a press conference in London next week (beg11Nov13), telling...

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Thank god for the organ, genuinely the only band I have been excited about in a while. Jenny organ is the cutest, this interview is sweet: http://www.peta2.com/UK/uk-theorganjenny.asp?c=p2uk31

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mmmmmmccccccccfffffffffllllllyyyyyy ur the best things that ever happened to me im listening to stargirl right now ive got evey single album and u cant see my walls anymore cuz there covered with posters of u i dream about u alot and im in a bamd that sings all your songs. my hands starting to hurt cuz if i write all the good things bout u ill be 90!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!anwway im ur number 1 fan and i know alot of people must say that but i know one day i will meet u for real and it will be the best moment of my life!!!!!!!!:]u brighten up my life and u make me feel better when im in a bad mood and u try so hard for to please all ur fans i also watched ur show on mtv hits ive liked u since u first came out and i just wanted to thank u for being so greatxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx:D

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wooooooooo...i love mcfly! i love love love love dem! hahathere like d best band eva!!!wooo mcfly rock!!!they soooooo talented (nd soooo smexi!lol)i love dem! lolx.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.x.

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it is bolocks harry did not have a thing with lindsay lohan cos he was with me that night now u leave harry judd alone or i'll kick all ur f*cking heads in now leave harry alon u got it

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i want to join your club but how. i love u guys eva so much. your to sexy for me. your my heroes. do u love me. where r you's. i miss u so bad.

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Two DVD’s signed by McFly of their 2005 Wonderland Tour are being auctioned on e-bay.The national charity Cancer Vaccine Institute is auctioning separately on-line from 21st July to 30th July two brand new DVD’s signed by McFly of their 2005 Wonderland Tour – Live in Manchester. They are fully signed on the front cover and come with an authenticating letter. All funds raised will help the Cancer Vaccine Institute in their efforts to develop and offer patients a better treatment for cancer through vaccines to increase survival rates and improve quality of life. For further information about the DVD’s and to place a bid please visit e-bay and search McFly, or contact www.cancervaccine.org.uk/how_you_can_help/auction.php

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