"One for the Radio" is the fourteenth McFly single, and first single from their fourth studio album, Radio:Active, which was released 20 July 2008 via British national paper. "One for the Radio" is described as being about the band's "constant struggle for critical acceptance". The single was premiered on BBC Radio 1's Switch with Nick Grimshaw on 1 June 2008. It is the first single that McFly will release under their new record label, Super Records. The video for the single was premiered on 29 June 2008. The video was shot in Toronto, Canada and directed by Sum 41's drummer, Steve Jocz. As of 25 June 2008 the song has been A Listed at BBC Radio 1, the first time a McFly single has made the A List since "Five Colours in Her Hair". The opening sequence of the video for "One for the Radio" is a reenactment of the beginning scene in the 1985 movie "Back to the Future," from which McFly got their name. The movie features Michael J. Fox, and the McFly video shows Danny Jones, one of the singers and lead guitarists of the band doing the same thing. "One for the Radio" has received a platinum sales status certification for sales of over 100,000 copies in the Brazil (Only in downloads).