Posted by Sandra on August 19 2011

AFTER eight years, seven number one records and eight million albums sold, pop favourites McFly show no signs of slowing down.

The band’s double platinum debut album Room on the Third Floor went straight to number one, giving them the distinction of being the youngest band since The Beatles to do so. The lads then went on to win a Brit award in 2005 and were introduced to the Queen during the same year.

Drummer Harry Judd, 25, admitted that fame had been a whirlwind. “When it first kicked off, you don’t have a chance to sit back and take it all in. I feel very lucky but you just kind of go with the flow.

“It’s a real privilege to be in this position,” he said, adding that their involvement in charity campaigns and being able to help raise money made it even better.

“I reckon when we won the Brit award, that’s when it really sunk in. Meeting the Queen was pretty big, too.”

Harry, plus lead guitarists Tom Fletcher and Danny Jones and bassist Dougie Poynter, have been on tour for much of this year and will be performing to bank holiday crowds at Hampton Court’s Jolly Day Out on Sunday August 28.

Thanks to their regular performances, the lads are well-rehearsed and ready to rock the tranquil palace gardens, Harry said, and audiences could expect a ‘pretty slick show’.
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Posted by Sandra on June 4 2011

CHEEKY pop scoundrels McFly will be entertaining families this summer when they headline a new music festival in Hampton Court.

Over the August Bank Holiday weekend, Hampton Court Green will be hosting Jolly Day Out – a new festival fusing live music, award winning children’s shows and activities for all the family.

The boys from McFly will be playing on the main stage on Sunday, August 28, with Abba tribute band Bjorn Again appearing on the Saturday and rockabilly songstress Imelda May headlining the Friday. …keep reading.

 
 

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