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McFly: Sheffield Arena

Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 11 November 2008

REMEMBER THE days when boy bands were 10 a penny and schoolgirls would wage war over whether Take That or East 17 were more luscious? Most of the people inside the Sheffield Arena don't. For most of their lifetime, the only boy band in the charts has been McFly: the one British male pop group to have got a career off the ground in the past five years, while the kids moved to computer games and High School Musical.

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