Busted have grown-up without growing old with their fourth album Half Way There which finds the trio returning to their hyperactive pop-punk sound for the first time since 2003’s all-conquering, multi-Platinum album A Present For Everyone.

They have announced that they will play the 100 Club and the show sold-out within 2 minutes. In addition, band is also excited to confirm details of a major UK arena tour for March 2019.

James Bourne, Charlie Simpson and Matt Willis approached the new album with a simple goal in mind; “How do we make the ultimate Busted album?”

They spent a year working on the album. They wrote more material than ever, much of it at Bourne’s apartment in North London where they spent so much time together back when they first started the band. They constantly revisited each idea to make the album as strong as it could possibly be, and also had the opportunity to work with their dream producer Gil Norton, the man behind classic albums from Foo Fighters and Pixies.

The result is an album that expands upon Busted’s trajectory the first time around. It’s a rush of melody and effervescent riffs as they blend huge arena-filling choruses with the classic pop-punk sound of Blink 182 and New Found Glory. Lyrically it’s often reflective and nostalgic (Reunion, All My Friends and a mini Busted autobiography in the shape of It Happens), but there are some fantastical flights of fancy too in the shape of Shipwrecked In Atlantis and a tribute to Elon Musk in Race To Mars.



Date Venue
Sat 23rd The SSE Hydro Glasgow
Tue 26th Motorpoint Arena Cardiff
Thu 28th Manchester Arena
Fri 29th Resorts World Arena Birmingham
Sat 30th The SSE Arena Wembley London

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