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Tom Fletcher, Dougie Poynter, James Bourne, Danny Jones, Matt Willis and Harry Judd have teamed up to form McBusted

Tom Fletcher, Dougie Poynter, James Bourne, Danny Jones, Matt Willis and Harry Judd have teamed up to form McBusted

Tom Fletcher, Dougie Poynter, James Bourne, Danny Jones, Matt Willis and Harry Judd have teamed up to form McBusted

McBusted have revealed they have signed a record deal and will be releasing a new album.

Former Busted members James Bourne and Matt Willis teamed up with McFly's Tom Fletcher, Danny Jones, Harry Judd and Dougie Poynter this summer - and after their sell-out tour proved a hit, they've decided to continue the partnership.

According to the Daily Mirror the super group have been signed by Island Records following a bidding war with Sony Music.

Drummer Harry Judd said: "We were worried. But as time went on we realised it felt more than just a one-off thing.

"On the first night everyone came off stage and was like, 'Holy s***, that was such fun'."

Songwriter Tom Fletcher added: "It never felt like the four of us in McFly and Matt and James. It just felt like a new thing."

McBusted have also just announced they will release their first single, Air Guitar, on November 23.

Tom revealed he started writing the song, and thought: "I was like, how has this song never been written before?"

He then brought the bones of the song to the rest of the band - and they all loved it.

Matt confessed: "It's such a brilliant idea for a song - I was furious when Tom came up with it, obviously. I love it."

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