5 Seconds of Summer, 5SOS, that cool band out of NSW that toured with One Direction; whatever your preference, 5SOS are one of Australia’s best pop-rock/new wave/pop-punk exports.
While we mourn the lack of tours right now, we can always have a party for one in our bedrooms, celebrating the amazing music at our fingertips.
The four members; Luke Hemmings, Calum Hood, Michael Clifford, and Ashton Irwin, began working together in 2011 by producing covers on YouTube. Their popularity grew and exploded over the last 9 years through touring and rollout of hit album after hit album.
Their recent critically acclaimed album release of Calm dropped in March 2020 as their fourth No.1 on the Aria charts. They are the second Australian group, after Silverchair, to mark this success.
Singles such as ‘Easier’ and ‘Teeth’ were both in the top 20 here in Australia, with ‘Easier’ nominated for ARIA 2019 Song Of The Year. The album charted internationally including No.1 in the UK and No.2 on the Billboard charts.
So, if you haven’t had a listen to their new album one would say you have to give it a crack! Not only are they a representation of the extreme level of talent grown from inside our borders, but it’s also always a great idea to fall into the Aussie talent rabbit hole on your Spotify or Apple Music.
5SOS bleed the musical influence of growing up in the emo/pop-punk era of the 00s mixed with high production expected of pop artists in 2020.
In tribute to their latest work, we’ve curated a lyrical quiz with the trickiest of language puzzles. This quiz is made to trip you up and has only the best fans win by the skins of their teeth.