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It's Official: Charlie Simpson Has Rejoined Busted Over 10 Years After He Quit The Band

They will be touring together in 2016 and will be recording new music.

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And on Tuesday morning this happened.

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The boys attended a press conference to announce they'll be going on tour in May 2016 AND they will be recording new music.

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He said: "A year ago James and I got together and just started hanging out … and it felt really different, somehow, to how it had 10 years ago. And the idea crept into my head after all that time apart: What would Busted look like today?"

And he admitted it's the prospect of writing new music that truly won him over:

I had to show people there's other elements of who I was, and now I've done that I just feel so much more relaxed. And I can be here and enjoy it – and all that stress I remember from before just isn't there. So in the last two years I felt like I went through a massive therapy session, of getting back to realising that actually Busted wrote great pop songs and it was a really great time. And the idea of doing it again is exciting. It's the most unbelievable journey.

And this is a progression, a new thing. This is not just a nostalgia trip, or me cashing in. If I'd wanted that, I would have done McBusted. And that's so far away from where I am. But the prospect of performing the old songs is still exciting for me – especially as that leads us into the idea of writing and recording new songs together.

Life is a crazy thing. Sometimes we know how it's going to turn out and sometimes we don't. Sometimes the unexpected happens...

They've also shared a video showing them reuniting and discussing the last 10 years.

View this video on YouTube

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