On 25 November 2009, Fletcher confirmed via Twitter that McFly have been writing new material in collaboration with Taio Cruz. The band went to Atlanta to write songs with Dallas Austin. According to their Twitter accounts, they did write some new songs. Some sources have claimed McFly have written songs called Foolish, Hotel On A Hill, Here Comes The Storm and Mona Lisa with NazTokio, but the only song to be confirmed is Hotel On A Hill. This was confirmed by Fletcher on his official Twitter account. It has been confirmed by Fletcher that McFly have written a song for The Saturdays’ new album, although it is unknown if the track will make the final cut on the record. McFly returned to the UK and continued on the album. Austin came to the UK and spent 3 weeks there to help on the album. Shortly afterwards, they all went back to Atlanta to continue the recording. Cruz told a fan while he was in Los Angeles that he wrote two songs that are going to be on the album and one of them is going to be the first single released. The band also revealed their new logo on 5 July at a concert in Wigan. The logo was said to remind fans of the first ever McFly logo used on the albums Room on the 3rd Floor and Wonderland, but with a new futuristic twist. On July 9, 2010 Fletcher and Poynter confirmed on Twitter that the first single from their fifth album would be called Party Girl, which was written in Atlanta with Dallas Austin, and will be released in early September. It premiered on 14 July on Radio 1 and a minute-long clip has been posted on McFly’s official Myspace page. On the same day, In:Demand played the full song, and had its first play on Radio 1 on the July 18. Party Girl, was released on the 5 September and reached number 6 in the UK charts. The first performance of the song was at In:Demand Live, confirming on the same day that Party Girl, will be released on 5 September. It was also made A-List on Radio 1.
The second single from the album is confirmed to be Shine a Light, a song penned with Taio Cruz. Shine a Lightreached number 4 in the UK charts. The album Above the Noise was released for the Pioneer’s of the supersite free to download on the 1st of November, two weeks before being released physically on 15 November. It debuted at number 20 in the album charts & reached number 7 in the album download charts. Fletcher confirmed on Twitter and In:Demand radio that the band have made a mini 40-minute long movie titled Nowhere Left to Run which has a vampire scene along with a sex scene involving Judd. The “Party Girl” video will be taken from the movie. This was released on DVD on the 29th November exclusively to HMV stores. On 10 September, McFly revealed that their new album is called Above the Noise.

Edited by dickyfriz on 23 Dec 2010, 13:51

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