McFly have released their highly anticipated studio album Young Dumb Thrills, which is their first album in ten years. This is the band’s first album since they reformed last year after the band took a hiatus in 2015. The album includes singles such as Happiness, Tonight is the Night and Growing Up with Mark Hoppus. The band announced the album was out over Instagram thanking fans for “for sticking by us, it means the world.”
The band members, Tom Fletcher, Danny Jones, Harry Judd and Dougie Poynter, all shared the news in their own way. Danny put up an Instagram story of him and his son Cooper and the vinyl, Dougie had a livestream to celebrate, Tom went on his stories to thank fans for their continued support and Harry put up a fun TikTok dance with the rest of the band, which will be a definite trend among McFly fans.
Fans were ecstatic to finally have a new McFly album, many of them reacted on social media. There were a range of album reaction videos as well as excited tweets. One fan took to Twitter to say; “Apologies to any non mcfly fans who follow me, but I’ve waiting for this moment for 10 years and imma live it up.” Another said; “Thank you for believing in our loyalty waiting patiently to hear your magic. It was so worth waiting for! You should be so unbelievably proud of yourselves because this album is insanely awesome. I’m so incredibly super proud of you.”
McFly will also be staring in a one-off ITV documentary about the band called, McFly: All About Us this Saturday, the 14th of November. The one-hour special will feature band members Tom, Danny, Dougie and Harry talking openly in interviews about the origin of the band and the near split of the band in 2015.
The documentary will feature never before seen footage from key moments throughout the band’s career. In a press release from ITV, it has been revealed that viewers will see their; “rise as teenage pop stars to achieving seven number ones, appearing in a Hollywood movie and winning a Brit Award, selling over 10 million records worldwide through to unexpectedly taking a break.”
Young Dumb Thrills is out now on all platforms, you can also catch the band’s ITV documentary McFly: All About Us on ITV on Saturday 14th of November at at 6:40pm.