‘We might lay Thunderbirds to rest. It gets a reaction but it’s in the firing line’
Busted’s Charlie Simpson on marrying their original pop-punk tunes to a more mature sound
SOMEONE should check Charlie Simpson’s pockets for a sports almanac receipt, because things have been weird ever since he ripped a hole in the space time continuum and rejoined Busted. While the world has gotten so weird that Back To The Future II is starting to look like a documentary, the band got their things back on track remarkably quickly. An arena tour confirmed that they have an audience and a smattering of new songs debuted gave the reunion some real credibility. The line in Year 3000 about everybody buying their seventh album has stopped sounding so far fetched.
As the fan base settled in to this