Busted to bring new tour to Norwich

(From the left) James Bourne, Matt Willis and Charlie Simpson during a photocall at the Soho Hotel i

(From the left) James Bourne, Matt Willis and Charlie Simpson during a photocall at the Soho Hotel in London, where they announced they are reforming. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday November 10, 2015. Simpson is to join James Bourne and Matt Willis for a UK and Ireland tour as the trio get back together for the first time since 2005. See PA story SHOWBIZ Busted. Photo credit should read: Steve Parsons/PA Wire - Credit: PA

Noughties pop rock royalty Busted are to perform an intimate gig in Norwich as part of their new tour.

The reunited trio - comprised of Charlie Simpson, Matt Willis and James Bourne - will perform 21 shows across the UK and Ireland with their first show at the The Nick Rayns LCR at the University of East Anglia on Sunday January 29 2017.

In a video announcement, Matt said: 'Hey guys,we are very, very, very, very, very excited to announce that we are going back out on tour on the Night Driver tour in 2017.

'We are coming to some of the most intimate venues we've played.

'And we wanted to get out and close to you, and spread Night Driver love all over you - and we thought these places would be an epic start.'


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It comes following the release of their new single 'On What You're On', which debuted a new electronic sound for the group.

The tour is in support of their upcoming album Night Driver - the group's first full length release of new material since 'A Present For Everyone' in 2003.

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And fans will be happy to know that the band have confirmed on Twitter that the tour will feature many of their old songs which include 'Year 3000', 'Crashed the Wedding' and 'What I Go to School For'.

• Tickets go on sale on Friday at 9am from the UEA website and cost £29.50.

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