Charlie Simpson (full name Charles Robert Simpson) was born 7th June 1985 in Woodbridge, England. He is best known for his previous success with teen pop indie rock venture, Busted, where he was the guitarist and singer.
Charlie Simpson also formed another band, Fightstar in 2003 and had further success with the band – selling out Shepherd’s Bush Empire and being nominated in the Kerrang! Awards for "Best British Newcomer" and "Best British Band".
Charlie Simpson solo efforts started in 2010, with Fightstar taking a break so that he could pursue his own music. He brought out When We Were Lions EP in 2010 and a further three singles: "Down Down Down" "Parachutes" and "Cemetery" all from the album Young Pilgrim which was released on the 15th August 2011. It reached number 6 in UK Album Charts.