The most nostalgic gig of British Summertime
Michael Baggs

12:44 7th July 2014

BST Hyde Park's line up was an odd mix of young talent (Diversity, The Vamps), has­beens (Scouting For Girls) and an altogether rather epic nostalgia-­fest (hello, Backstreet Boys). By all rights, McBusted should really have fit in the last category ­ and they did, in a way, but they also managed to be something else entirely.

McBusted ­(that's all of McFly and two­-thirds of Busted, if you were wondering)­ have said that they know what people want from them, and if it's catchy pop music to have a dance to then they certainly deliver.

From the moment that the band burst out on stage and straight into 'Air Hostess', it's so incredibly clear how happy they all are to be there. The absence of ex­Busted member Charlie Simpson aside, McFly and Busted mesh so well that it's obvious they're great friends both on and off stage.

Almost all the hits are covered ­ 'What I Go To School For', 'You Said No' and 'Sleeping With The Lights On' are highlights for Busted, and McFly rock 'Obviously', 'Stargirl' and 'Five Colours In Her Hair' (although sadly, no 'That Girl').

See exclusive McBusted and Backstreet Boys live in Hyde Park, here.

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Photo: Justine Trickett