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* The British band Music/{{McFly}}.
* The surname [=McFly=], popularly associated with the character Marty [=McFly=] from the ''Franchise/BackToTheFuture'' franchise.

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* The surname [=McFly=], surname, popularly associated with the character Marty [=McFly=] from the ''Franchise/BackToTheFuture'' franchise.





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[[redirect:Music/McFly]]''[=McFly=]'' may refer to:

* The British band ''Music.McFly ''.
* The surname [=McFly=], popularly associated with the character Marty [=McFly=] from the ''Franchise/BackToTheFuture'' franchise.

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--> '''Everyone asked me who the hell is she? That weirdo with five colours in her hair'''
-->- ''[[SignatureSong "5 Colours in her Hair"]]''

[=McFly=] are a British Pop-Rock band who were formed in 2003. While being rather obscure in most overseas countries (In America, non-fans will probably only know them from the movie ''Just My Luck'', if they've even heard of them at all), they're a mainstream success in the UK, with 15 top-ten singles, 7 number ones and a World Record for youngest band ever to have their debut album chart at number 1 (The record was previously held by TheBeatles).

In 2006 they has supporting roles in JustMyLuck, alongside Lindsay Lohan. (It was there that Harry and Lindsay would have a supposed fling, which inspired their song 'Please Please')

[=McFly=] have released 5 Studio Albums (6 if you count "Just My Luck" in the US), 2 Greatest Hits Albums (One regular, one exclusively B-sides sold only in certain Woolworths stores), 3 live [=DVDs=] and one [[TheMovie movie]] (Not counting "Just My Luck").

Yes, they are indeed named after the family from BackToTheFuture.


!!The members of [=McFly=] are:

* Tom Fletcher (Guitar, piano, vocals)
* Danny Jones (Guitar, vocals)
* Dougie Poynter (Bass, vocals)
* Harry Judd (Drums)

!!Discography

* Room on the 3rd Floor (2004)
* Wonderland (2005)
* Just My Luck (2006) (USA Only)
* Motion in the Ocean (2006)
* All The Greatest Hits (2007)
* The Greatest Bits: B-Sides and Rarities (2007) (Woolworths stores only)
* Radio:ACTIVE (2008)
* Above the Noise (2010)


!!Tropes:

* ADayInTheLimelight: Dougie, who is normally reduced to just singing backup, gets to be the lead vocalist in 'Transylvania', and B-sides [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0J8Fos-kap0 Ignorance]] and [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRZ5bu8Y948 Silence is a Scary Sound]]
* {{Americanitis}}: 'Just My Luck' consisted mostly of already-released songs that were re-recorded to sound more appealing to an American audience.
* AudienceParticipationSong: "One For The Radio"
* {{Bishonen}}: Dougie [[http://img.thesun.co.uk/multimedia/archive/00013/ed_imgSNF02BIZA_500L_13915a.jpg looks disturbingly good in drag]].
** Danny would count as this too.
* BreakupSong: "Bubblewrap"
* BSide: Quite often. Usually they are either Cover Versions or previews of songs from an upcoming new album.
* TheCoverChangesTheGender: They averted this when they covered [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_3w-RVypMs I Kissed a Girl]].
* TheCoverChangesTheMeaning: Thanks to the above, their cover of 'I Kissed a Girl' changed to be about a gay man questioning his sexuality.
* CoverVersion: Lots of them.
* DarkerAndEdgier: The video for [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rrn6BbM0TRQ Party Girl]]
* DrivenToSuicide: What "She Falls Asleep" is about.
* DontTryThisAtHome: This disclaimer pops up during the video for "Star Girl", during a scene in which Dougie jumps off the roof of a house. Some channels had this scene removed altogether.
* DyingMomentOfAwesome: The premise for "The Last Song"
-->"If this is the last song I'll ever sing,
-->I'm giving it everything, I'm giving it all"
* EstrogenBrigadeBait: All the members would count, but Danny and Dougie seem to be the most popular with fangirls.
* {{Fanservice}}: The video for [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fYYDRFjlcwQ Please Please]]
** Party Girl's music video as well.
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: iF U C Kate. If you didn't notice already, [[DontExplainTheJoke separate the i then bring the capital letters in the title together as one word]].
* GreatestHitsAlbum: And a "Greatest ''Bits'' Album".
* HollywoodPudgy: In the early years, Tom was often mocked for being fat. He may have been slightly bigger than the other members, but [[http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b382/Victoria2345/mcfly/39.jpg certainly not a fatass]]. He's lost weight since then, but Tom openly refers to his early-[=McFly=] appearance as "Fat Tom".
* IncrediblyLamePun: Star Girl
-->''"There's nothing on Earth that could save us, when I fell in love with [[BabyGotBack Uranus"]]''
* InterspeciesRomance: 'Star Girl' is about falling for an alien woman.
* LoopedLyrics: Do Ya
* LyricalDissonance: 'The Ballad Of Paul K' sounds quite cheerful and calming for a song about a man going through a mid-life crisis.
* MediaWatchdog: The video for [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qiWQZ7RC5us "Do Ya"]] was not allowed to be aired on some channels due to its violent content. Likewise, "Party Girl" had to have some scenes removed in order to be allowed on television.
* TheMovie: Parodied during one of their interviews; [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IUEAyT1qu3A Coming soon: The McFly: The Interview: The Movie]]
** Played straight with [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQk6tbGoOOY Nowhere Left to Run]], a short film created to promote their new album.
* NewSoundAlbum: 'Above The Noise'
* NoExportForYou: [=McFly=] released their fourth studio album for free in copies of ''The Mail on Sunday'', a UK-based newspaper. So of course, fans outside of the UK were unable to own the album at all, let alone for free. A new version of the album (with additional songs) was later released to buy in-store, making it easier for their fanbase outside of the UK to own a copy.
** "The Greatest Bits" was a compliation album of B-Sides only released in Woolworths stores in the UK. As if this didn't make it hard enough for non-UK fans to get a hold of a copy, the Woolworths franchise collapsed due to the 2008 recession and all the stores closed down as a result, making this album the rarest and most sought-after of [=McFly=]'s releases.
* NonAppearingTitle: "Transylvania"
* {{Rockumentary}}: Short ones were usually included as special features on their live [=DVDs=]. A four-episode documentary of their Up Close and Personal tour was aired on MTV in the UK.
* SignatureSong: 5 Colours in her Hair
* ShoutOut: Their name is a Shout Out to BackToTheFuture.
** The video for [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8wcYrqIzhg 5 Colours in Her Hair]] contains Shout Outs to TheBeatles and TheBeachBoys.
** In the video for [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1mUFbdW0XwY All About You]], the security guard (Played by [[Series/HarryHillsTVBurp Harry Hill]]) wears a badge saying "I'm a {{Busted}} fan". Coincidentally, the video was filmed on the same day Busted announced their split.
* SpiritualSuccessor: They're considered to be this to Busted, due to the fact that Tom once auditioned for the band, they mostly became known through being Busted's support act on their arena tour and the fact that they've remained friends with at least two of Busted's former members, James Bourne in particular helping to write several [=McFly=] songs (with Tom doing the same with Busted's songs early in his career).
* StudioChatter: The end of "5 Colours in her Hair".
* TitleDrop: They seem to like this trope:
** "Wonderland" comes from the first verse of ''Ultraviolet''; "Nothing goes to plan, it's all a game of chance they say in Wonderland"
** "Please, Please" from their third album "Motion in the Ocean" uses "Let's get the motion in the ocean so turn off your phone now"
** "Above The Noise" appeared in the first lines of the second verse in "Shine a Light"; "Tell me can you hear my voice, loud and clear above the noise?"
* TheTropeSong: "The Last Song", "This Song"
* ThisIsSPARTA: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wUz4jDAxgEQ "WE! DON'T! WE! DON'T! CARE!"]]
* VocalTagTeam
* WholesomeCrossdresser: The "Transylvania" video features the entire band (Though it specifically focused on Dougie) wearing [[PimpedOutDress fancy]] [[GorgeousPeriodDress Period Dresses]], nightgowns and [[http://i138.photobucket.com/albums/q259/jellyheaddimbulb/McFly/Untitled.png wigs]].
* WolverinePublicity: In the UK, most of the publicity for ''Just My Luck'' was based on the fact that [=McFly=] were starring in it. They weren't even major characters.

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http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/mcfly11_5157.jpg
[[caption-width:322:L-R: Tom, Dougie, Danny, Harry]]

--> '''Everyone asked me who the hell is she? That weirdo with five colours in her hair'''
-->- ''[[SignatureSong "5 Colours in her Hair"]]''

[=McFly=] are a British Pop-Rock band who were formed in 2003. While being rather obscure in most overseas countries (In America, non-fans will probably only know them from the movie ''Just My Luck'', if they've even heard of them at all), they're a mainstream success in the UK, with 15 top-ten singles, 7 number ones and a World Record for youngest band ever to have their debut album chart at number 1 (The record was previously held by TheBeatles).

In 2006 they has supporting roles in JustMyLuck, alongside Lindsay Lohan. (It was there that Harry and Lindsay would have a supposed fling, which inspired their song 'Please Please')

[=McFly=] have released 5 Studio Albums (6 if you count "Just My Luck" in the US), 2 Greatest Hits Albums (One regular, one exclusively B-sides sold only in certain Woolworths stores), 3 live [=DVDs=] and one [[TheMovie movie]] (Not counting "Just My Luck").

Yes, they are indeed named after the family from BackToTheFuture.


!!The members of [=McFly=] are:

* Tom Fletcher (Guitar, piano, vocals)
* Danny Jones (Guitar, vocals)
* Dougie Poynter (Bass, vocals)
* Harry Judd (Drums)

!!Discography

* Room on the 3rd Floor (2004)
* Wonderland (2005)
* Just My Luck (2006) (USA Only)
* Motion in the Ocean (2006)
* All The Greatest Hits (2007)
* The Greatest Bits: B-Sides and Rarities (2007) (Woolworths stores only)
* Radio:ACTIVE (2008)
* Above the Noise (2010)


!!Tropes:

* ADayInTheLimelight: Dougie, who is normally reduced to just singing backup, gets to be the lead vocalist in 'Transylvania', and B-sides [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0J8Fos-kap0 Ignorance]] and [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRZ5bu8Y948 Silence is a Scary Sound]]
* {{Americanitis}}: 'Just My Luck' consisted mostly of already-released songs that were re-recorded to sound more appealing to an American audience.
* AudienceParticipationSong: "One For The Radio"
* {{Bishonen}}: Dougie [[http://img.thesun.co.uk/multimedia/archive/00013/ed_imgSNF02BIZA_500L_13915a.jpg looks disturbingly good in drag]].
** Danny would count as this too.
* BreakupSong: "Bubblewrap"
* BSide: Quite often. Usually they are either Cover Versions or previews of songs from an upcoming new album.
* TheCoverChangesTheGender: They averted this when they covered [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_3w-RVypMs I Kissed a Girl]].
* TheCoverChangesTheMeaning: Thanks to the above, their cover of 'I Kissed a Girl' changed to be about a gay man questioning his sexuality.
* CoverVersion: Lots of them.
* DarkerAndEdgier: The video for [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rrn6BbM0TRQ Party Girl]]
* DrivenToSuicide: What "She Falls Asleep" is about.
* DontTryThisAtHome: This disclaimer pops up during the video for "Star Girl", during a scene in which Dougie jumps off the roof of a house. Some channels had this scene removed altogether.
* DyingMomentOfAwesome: The premise for "The Last Song"
-->"If this is the last song I'll ever sing,
-->I'm giving it everything, I'm giving it all"
* EstrogenBrigadeBait: All the members would count, but Danny and Dougie seem to be the most popular with fangirls.
* {{Fanservice}}: The video for [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fYYDRFjlcwQ Please Please]]
** Party Girl's music video as well.
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: iF U C Kate. If you didn't notice already, [[DontExplainTheJoke separate the i then bring the capital letters in the title together as one word]].
* GreatestHitsAlbum: And a "Greatest ''Bits'' Album".
* HollywoodPudgy: In the early years, Tom was often mocked for being fat. He may have been slightly bigger than the other members, but [[http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b382/Victoria2345/mcfly/39.jpg certainly not a fatass]]. He's lost weight since then, but Tom openly refers to his early-[=McFly=] appearance as "Fat Tom".
* IncrediblyLamePun: Star Girl
-->''"There's nothing on Earth that could save us, when I fell in love with [[BabyGotBack Uranus"]]''
* InterspeciesRomance: 'Star Girl' is about falling for an alien woman.
* LoopedLyrics: Do Ya
* LyricalDissonance: 'The Ballad Of Paul K' sounds quite cheerful and calming for a song about a man going through a mid-life crisis.
* MediaWatchdog: The video for [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qiWQZ7RC5us "Do Ya"]] was not allowed to be aired on some channels due to its violent content. Likewise, "Party Girl" had to have some scenes removed in order to be allowed on television.
* TheMovie: Parodied during one of their interviews; [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IUEAyT1qu3A Coming soon: The McFly: The Interview: The Movie]]
** Played straight with [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQk6tbGoOOY Nowhere Left to Run]], a short film created to promote their new album.
* NewSoundAlbum: 'Above The Noise'
* NoExportForYou: [=McFly=] released their fourth studio album for free in copies of ''The Mail on Sunday'', a UK-based newspaper. So of course, fans outside of the UK were unable to own the album at all, let alone for free. A new version of the album (with additional songs) was later released to buy in-store, making it easier for their fanbase outside of the UK to own a copy.
** "The Greatest Bits" was a compliation album of B-Sides only released in Woolworths stores in the UK. As if this didn't make it hard enough for non-UK fans to get a hold of a copy, the Woolworths franchise collapsed due to the 2008 recession and all the stores closed down as a result, making this album the rarest and most sought-after of [=McFly=]'s releases.
* NonAppearingTitle: "Transylvania"
* {{Rockumentary}}: Short ones were usually included as special features on their live [=DVDs=]. A four-episode documentary of their Up Close and Personal tour was aired on MTV in the UK.
* SignatureSong: 5 Colours in her Hair
* ShoutOut: Their name is a Shout Out to BackToTheFuture.
** The video for [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8wcYrqIzhg 5 Colours in Her Hair]] contains Shout Outs to TheBeatles and TheBeachBoys.
** In the video for [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1mUFbdW0XwY All About You]], the security guard (Played by [[Series/HarryHillsTVBurp Harry Hill]]) wears a badge saying "I'm a {{Busted}} fan". Coincidentally, the video was filmed on the same day Busted announced their split.
* SpiritualSuccessor: They're considered to be this to Busted, due to the fact that Tom once auditioned for the band, they mostly became known through being Busted's support act on their arena tour and the fact that they've remained friends with at least two of Busted's former members, James Bourne in particular helping to write several [=McFly=] songs (with Tom doing the same with Busted's songs early in his career).
* StudioChatter: The end of "5 Colours in her Hair".
* TitleDrop: They seem to like this trope:
** "Wonderland" comes from the first verse of ''Ultraviolet''; "Nothing goes to plan, it's all a game of chance they say in Wonderland"
** "Please, Please" from their third album "Motion in the Ocean" uses "Let's get the motion in the ocean so turn off your phone now"
** "Above The Noise" appeared in the first lines of the second verse in "Shine a Light"; "Tell me can you hear my voice, loud and clear above the noise?"
* TheTropeSong: "The Last Song", "This Song"
* ThisIsSPARTA: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wUz4jDAxgEQ "WE! DON'T! WE! DON'T! CARE!"]]
* VocalTagTeam
* WholesomeCrossdresser: The "Transylvania" video features the entire band (Though it specifically focused on Dougie) wearing [[PimpedOutDress fancy]] [[GorgeousPeriodDress Period Dresses]], nightgowns and [[http://i138.photobucket.com/albums/q259/jellyheaddimbulb/McFly/Untitled.png wigs]].
* WolverinePublicity: In the UK, most of the publicity for ''Just My Luck'' was based on the fact that [=McFly=] were starring in it. They weren't even major characters.
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** In the video for [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1mUFbdW0XwY All About You]], the security guard (Played by [[HarryHillsTVBurp Harry Hill]]) wears a badge saying "I'm a {{Busted}} fan". Coincidentally, the video was filmed on the same day Busted announced their split.

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** In the video for [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1mUFbdW0XwY All About You]], the security guard (Played by [[HarryHillsTVBurp [[Series/HarryHillsTVBurp Harry Hill]]) wears a badge saying "I'm a {{Busted}} fan". Coincidentally, the video was filmed on the same day Busted announced their split.


* Americanitis: 'Just My Luck' consisted mainly of already-released songs that were re-recorded to sound more appealing to an American audience.

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* Americanitis: {{Americanitis}}: 'Just My Luck' consisted mainly mostly of already-released songs that were re-recorded to sound more appealing to an American audience.

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* Americanitis: 'Just My Luck' consisted mainly of already-released songs that were re-recorded to sound more appealing to an American audience.


* SpiritualSuccessor: They're considered to be this to Busted, due to the fact that Tom once auditioned for the band, they mostly became known through being Busted's support act on their arena tour and the fact that they've remained friends with at least two of Busted's former members, James Bourne in particular helping to write several [=McFly=] songs (with Tom doing the same with Busted's songs).

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* SpiritualSuccessor: They're considered to be this to Busted, due to the fact that Tom once auditioned for the band, they mostly became known through being Busted's support act on their arena tour and the fact that they've remained friends with at least two of Busted's former members, James Bourne in particular helping to write several [=McFly=] songs (with Tom doing the same with Busted's songs).songs early in his career).


* SpiritualSuccessor: They're considered to be this to Busted, due to the fact that Tom once auditioned for the band, they for the most part, became known through being Busted's support act on their arena tour and the fact that James Bourne has helped to write many of [=McFly's=] songs (with Tom doing the same with Busted's songs).

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* SpiritualSuccessor: They're considered to be this to Busted, due to the fact that Tom once auditioned for the band, they for the most part, mostly became known through being Busted's support act on their arena tour and the fact that they've remained friends with at least two of Busted's former members, James Bourne has helped in particular helping to write many of [=McFly's=] several [=McFly=] songs (with Tom doing the same with Busted's songs).

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* TheCoverChangesTheMeaning: Thanks to the above, their cover of 'I Kissed a Girl' changed to be about a gay man questioning his sexuality.

Added DiffLines:

*TitleDrop: They seem to like this trope:
** "Wonderland" comes from the first verse of ''Ultraviolet''; "Nothing goes to plan, it's all a game of chance they say in Wonderland"
** "Please, Please" from their third album "Motion in the Ocean" uses "Let's get the motion in the ocean so turn off your phone now"
** "Above The Noise" appeared in the first lines of the second verse in "Shine a Light"; "Tell me can you hear my voice, loud and clear above the noise?"


* ItsPopularSoItSucks: A frequent reason among [=McFly=]'s {{hatedom}} in the UK.


* WhatCouldHaveBeen: {{McFly}}'s 5th Studio album could have been a lot different. According to one interview, a whole album's worth of songs had been written, only for them all apart from 'End of The World' and 'I Need a Woman' to be scrapped, instead starting from scratch to create their NewSoundAlbum, Above The Noise.
** Not only that, there were plans to release a science-fiction themed album!


* SpiritualSuccessor: They're considered to be this to Busted, due to the fact that Tom once auditioned for the band, they for the most part, became known through being Busted's support act on their arena tour and the fact that James Bourne has helped to write many of {{=McFly's=}} songs (with Tom doing the same with Busted's songs).

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* SpiritualSuccessor: They're considered to be this to Busted, due to the fact that Tom once auditioned for the band, they for the most part, became known through being Busted's support act on their arena tour and the fact that James Bourne has helped to write many of {{=McFly's=}} [=McFly's=] songs (with Tom doing the same with Busted's songs).



* TheTropeSong: "The Last Song"
** "This Song"

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* TheTropeSong: "The Last Song"
**
Song", "This Song"

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