Dougie is the bass player and backing vocalist of british pop-rock band McFly. He has co-writer credits on many of McFly's tracks, including the lead writer credit on their 2007 number one single "Transylvania". Poynter also wrote an unrecorded track called Silence Is A Scary Sound, which is featured as a live recording on their third studio album Motion In The Ocean. Poynter was 15 when he joined the band. Because of his young age, Dougie and the other members of McFly hold the record for the youngest band to ever have a debut album go straight to number one, a record previously held by The Beatles. McFly are currently recording their 6th studio album... keep reading.
November 27 - The Christmasaurus Grotto Tour, Waterstones Braehead - Glasgow
December 2 - The Christmasaurus Grotto Tour, WHSmith Selfridges - London
December 3 - The Christmasaurus Grotto Tour, Waterstones - Southampton
December 10 - The Christmasaurus Grotto Tour, Waterstones - Birmingham
December 11 - The Christmasaurus Grotto Tour, WHSmith Sheffield Fargate - Sheffield
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2013 is coming to an end ant the polls about the best and the worst of the year are starting to come. This time the website Blinkboxmusic.com did a list of the biggest pop and McBusted made it to the top 5.
It’s safe to say 2013 has been yet another crammed with magical moments in pop but apparently there were none greater than the Rolling Stones’ record-breaking headline set at this year’s Glastonbury festival.
The legendary ‘Brown Sugar’ troupe were the talk of the town this summer as, after years of speculation, the rock’n’roll heroes finally took to the iconic Pyramid Stage to entertain a staggering 200,000 festival go’ers, cementing their spot at the top in the UK survey for Blinkboxmusic.com.
Just behind Mick and the boys, was the death of Lou Reed which stunned music lovers everywhere last October after the Velvet Underground front man lost his battle with liver disease.
And rounding off the top three, proving the veterans have still got the edge over their younger pop rivals, David Bowie’s surprise Mercury nominated album ‘The Next Day’ which topped the charts on both sides of the Atlantic marking the star’s first album in over ten years and boy was it worth the wait!
Supergroup McBusted’s reformation proved be popular with the British public as they came in at number four, just ahead of Adele adding yet another accolade to her bulging trophy cabinet when she scooped the Oscar for her track ‘Skyfall’ which became the first Bond theme song to ever pick up the award.