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Busted fans confused after band changes lyrics of Air Hostess during comeback performance on Ant and Dec

Busted fans confused after band changes lyrics of Air Hostess during comeback performance on Ant and Dec

Some Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway viewers are only just realising why Busted have two sets of lyrics for 'Air Hostess'

Some Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway viewers are only just realising why Busted have two sets of lyrics for their song 'Air Hostess'.

Prepare to weep over the nostalgia:

Millennials and some of Gen Z will remember the good old days - sticking a bit of Busted on your iPod Mini or connecting your CD-rom to a tiny little speaker to hop around your bedroom singing 'Air Hostess' into a hairbrush.

Last month, the pop punk band - made up of Matt Willis, Charlie Simpson and James Bourne - revealed they'd be reuniting for a comeback reunion tour to celebrate the 20 year anniversary since they released their first single.

While many millennial's screams of excitement could probably be heard echoing around the country, some fans have since taken to social media in panic over whether or not when they see the band live, one of their favourite Busted bangers may not be quite the same.

The confusion was sparked after the band performed on Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway having changed a line in the chorus of 'Air Hostess'.

Busted fans' faces after hearing different lyrics on Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway.
YouTube / Busted

For those of you who don't know - even though you definitely should - one line of the original chorus of 'Air Hostess' reads: "I messed my pants, when we flew over France."

However, when joined by Ant and Dec on Saturday, 1 April performing on ITV, Busted sang: "I caught a glance, when we flew over France."

Fans have flocked to TikTok to weigh in on the change.

Busted performed on Ant and Dec's show on Saturday, 1 April.
ITV

Some viewers were quick to reassure other fans the lyrics were probably adapted simply because of watershed hours.

A TikToker explained: "It's just a clean version, they've been using that for years on radio even when it first came out."

"Probably to make it more family friendly for Saturday night take away," another echoed.

A third resolved: "Just kept it clean for family TV. I'm sure the original lyrics will be sang on their tour and certain TV."

Many viewers guessed why the lyrics had been changed, but admitted they hadn't realised the true meaning of the original song until now.
TikTok / @gemmaplant

Others admitted they'd initially been left fairly confused as have only just realised the true meaning of the lyrics.

One user said: "30 years old and I've only just realised they didn't mean that they s**t themselves when they flew over France."

"Oh, that makes way more sense, huh? That'd answer why they changed the words for a family friendly TV show," another responded.

A third wrote: "I'm now years old."

A final agreed: "I only just learned today that it didn't mean pooping it meant something else."

Featured Image Credit: ITV / YouTube / Busted

Topics: Music, Ant and Dec, Ant McPartlin, Declan Donnelly, TV and Film, TikTok, Social Media