McFly Biography

McFly are an English pop rock band that formed in 2003. The band consists of Tom Fletcher (lead vocals, guitar and piano), Danny Jones (lead vocals and guitar), Dougie Poynter (backing vocals and bass guitar), and Harry Judd (drums). They were signed to the Island Records label from their 2004 launch until December 2007, before creating their own label, Super Records.

McFly rose to fame after fellow band Busted helped launch them by inviting them to tour in 2004. In 2005, they won the Brit Award for Best British Pop Act. McFly's debut album Room on the 3rd Floor debuted at number 1 in the UK Album Chart and is certified as double platinum; this led to them becoming known as the youngest band ever to have an album debut at number one--a title taken from The Beatles. A month after the album was released, the band had their first UK headlining tour.

The band's second album, Wonderland, which was released in 2005, also charted at number 1 in the UK. Their third album, Motion in the Ocean, was released on 6 November 2006 and charted at number 6 in the UK. McFly released their All the Greatest Hits compilation album on 5 November 2007, which charted at number 4 in the UK. The band's fourth studio album, Radio:Active, was given away for free as a supplement in The Mail on Sunday on 20 July 2008, before being released in the conventional manner (via physical release) on 2 September 2008. As of February 2014, McFly have had 18 consecutive UK top 20 singles, seven of which reached number one in the UK Singles Chart and seventeen of which were consecutive top ten singles.

In 2006, McFly appeared as themselves in the film Just My Luck, starring Lindsay Lohan and Chris Pine. They released a US album, Just My Luck, which was also used as the film's soundtrack. They have also performed at various charity projects such as Comic Relief, Children in Need, Live 8, Sport Relief and Earth Hour.

The group have currently based on BPI certifications sold a minimum of 1.5 million albums in the UK alone. To date, McFly have sold more than 7 million records worldwide.

In November 2013, it was announced that McFly would be joining forces with Busted to form the supergroup McBusted. They are currently on a 34-date tour and will play both Busted and McFly songs. The only member of the original groups not participating in the new lineup is former Busted singer Charlie Simpson.

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McFly News

McFly and Busted confirm McBusted supergroup

McFly and Busted confirm McBusted supergroup

Newly formed band will tour the UK in April and May

  • Nov 11, 2013

McFly and Busted to form 'supergroup' in 2014

Charlie Simpson confirms that he will not be part of the event

  • Nov 8, 2013

McFly's 'Star Girl' played in outer space by Nasa

Fans get their wish after bombarding Twitter

  • Oct 22, 2009

McFly guitarist sets up Alan Shearer's Soccer Aid header

Celebrities and legends combine for Robbie Williams' match

  • Sep 8, 2008

Millions of McFly albums given away

The record came free with the Mail On Sunday newspaper

  • Jul 23, 2008

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Hey Brother - Avicii cover

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Love Is Easy

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