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What is Charlie from Busted doing now? Why did Charlie leave Busted?

Charles Robert Simpson is a singer, songwriter, and musician from England. Simpson is the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist in the British post-hardcore band Fightstar, as well as a member of the multi-BRIT Award-winning rock band Busted. Simpson is “perhaps the only pop star to make the convincing transition from fresh-faced boy bander to authentic hard rock frontman,” according to AllMusic. Simpson is a multi-instrumentalist who performs on guitar, bass, keyboard, piano, and drums.

Simpson has had ten UK Albums Chart Top 40 releases in his career, with five of them reaching the UK Top 10. Simpson 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. Simpson also released an EP with a side project called Once Upon A Dead Man in 2015, alongside his two brothers Will and Edd Simpson, as well as friend Simon Britcliff.

What is Charlie from Busted doing now?

Charlie Simpson then released his fourth album, Hope Is a Drug, earlier this year, and is planning another tour. Charlie married his longtime girlfriend Anna Barnard in 2014. Arlo was born in 2015, and Jago was born in 2018.

Why did Charlie leave Busted?

Charlie Simpson announced his departure from Busted to pursue a full-time career with Fightstar. Simpson then funded and assembled The Suffolk Explosion, a compilation album released through his own label Sandwich Leg Records.