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MCD Presents
Busted
The Olympia Theatre
Wednesday 1st March 2017


**Tickets on sale NOW. Support announced as NATIVES**

Following the release of their brand new single in over a decade, the disco-tinged new single, ‘On What You’re On’ pop trio Busted are pleased to announce a new headline tour including an Olympia Theatre show on 1st March. The twenty-one date tour announcement comes ahead of the release of their eagerly anticipated third album ‘Night-Driver’.

Tickets priced from €39.05 including booking fee & €1 restoration levy on sale NOW via Ticketmaster.ie, usual Ticketmaster outlets nationwide (list here) including The Olympia Theatre Box Office, and by calling Ticketmaster at The Olympia Phone Bookings on 0818 719 330. A handful of Stalls standing and Upper Circle unreserved seats are available but selling fast!

A limited number of VIP packages are also available priced from €91.45 including booking fee & €1 restoration levy, and will include: Standing ticket, early entry with first to the barrier access, VIP laminate & lanyard, and exclusive Busted fanclub metal keyring​

The fees for this event include a €1.00 restoration levy. The restoration levy will allow The Olympia Theatre to invest in maintaining and enhancing the theatre to ensure that it continues to consistently deliver the highest quality experience for theatre goers, actors, performers & producers.

Under 14's must be accompanied by an adult, Over 18's ID required to gain access to the bars where alcohol is served. 

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Approximate stage times as follows: Doors open 7pm, support from NATIVES at 8pm, with Busted due on stage around 9pm. We would expect the show to be over around 10.30pm/11pm. Please note, times subject to change as always and should be used as a guideline only. 
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NEW SINGLE ‘ON WHAT YOU’RE ON’ OUT NOW, WATCH THE OFFICIAL VIDEO HERE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7YQ_UY11uMw

NEW ALBUM ‘NIGHT DRIVER’ OUT 11 NOVEMBER VIA EAST/WEST RECORDS

“massive comeback single… one heck of an almighty return” - Digital Spy

“a great song” - Popjustice

“Busted’s miraculous new song sounds just like Daft Punk” - Metro

Charlie said, “We can't wait for people to hear this song and be able to share what we have been working so hard on for the past twelve months.”

Now, with a decade of experiences and newly discovered influences behind them, the two-time BRIT Award winning trio reunited in the studio almost by accident discovered they each had a fresh perspective both personally and musically. “As soon as we started making music it became very apparent that we all wanted to make exactly the same thing,” Matt says. “That’s what made it so easy. Once James got on the Juno-60 we were like, ‘this is the sound of our record, this is exactly the kind of record I wanna make’.”

“The last thing we wanted to do was try to recreate what we used to have,” saysJames. “It belongs to that time. All real artists evolve, all real artists try things, it’s unnatural not to.”

Though stylistically unrecognisable and far darker around the edges, "Night Driver" is still the vivid hook riot you would expect from Busted, as vivacious in their early thirties as they were in their teens, and the band are itching to present it to the world. Think you know Busted? Listen again.

James, Matt and Charlie first broke onto the music scene in 2002 with their tongue-in-cheek ode to Matt’s school teacher Miss MacKenzie, ‘What I Go To School For.’ Within just two years the three-piece had become the biggest band in the country, with four number one singles, two triple platinum albums, a total of five million records sold, and over 750,000 ticket sales including and a record-breaking run of thirteen Wembley Arena shows.

 

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