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Charlie Simpson

About

Charles Robert Simpson (born 7 June 1985) is an English singer, songwriter and musician. He is a member of multi-BRIT Award-winning band Busted and he is also the lead vocalist and the rhythm guitarist in the British post-hardcore band Fightstar. AllMusic has noted that Simpson is "perhaps the only pop star to make the convincing transition from fresh-faced boy bander to authentic hard rock frontman". Simpson is a multi-instrumentalist, playing guitar, bass, keyboard, piano and drums.Simpson has achieved ten UK Albums Chart Top 40 releases across his musical career, five of which entered into the UK Top 10. He has also had four number one singles with Busted and two top 20 singles with Fightstar. Between Busted, Fightstar and his solo projects, he has sold over five million records worldwide, winning two Brit Awards and being nominated for two Kerrang! Awards. In 2015, Simpson also released an EP with a side project called Once Upon A Dead Man alongside his two brothers Will and Edd Simpson, and friend Simon Britcliff. On 10 November 2015, Busted announced they would be reforming with Simpson back in the original lineup and would embark on an 18 date arena tour around the UK and Ireland. The band sold 100,000 tickets in the first hour of the tour going on sale. Busted's third studio album Night Driver was released in November 2016. In 2018, Busted announced their fourth album Half Way There, along with arena tour dates in March 2019. The album was released on February 1, 2019 and reached number 2 in the UK.

Articles

July 19, 2022

Busted’s Charlie Simpson says son rushed to hospital over “secondary drowning” incident on holiday

The singer shared the story in the hope of warning other parents about the condition The post Busted’s Charlie Simpson says son rushed to hospital over “secondary drowning” incident on holiday appeared first on NME.

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April 14, 2022

Charlie Simpson hints at Bring Me The Horizon collaboration

The former Busted member spoke about the possibility in a chat with NME The post Charlie Simpson hints at Bring Me The Horizon collaboration appeared first on NME.

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Discs

All the Best (Acoustic)

May 6, 2022

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Hope Is A Drug

April 22, 2022

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Good to Love

April 15, 2022

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All the Best

March 18, 2022

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Twice

November 16, 2021

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One of Us

April 16, 2021

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Blameless (Acoustic)

February 12, 2021

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Blameless

January 29, 2021

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I See You (Acoustic)

November 25, 2020

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I See You

October 22, 2020

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Little Hands

May 6, 2016

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Long Road Home

July 14, 2014

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Haunted

June 2, 2014

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Young Pilgrim

August 15, 2011

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When We Were Lions

December 25, 2010

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