5 Seconds of Summer

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5 Seconds of Summer (5SOS)

5 Seconds of Summer at Metro Theatre in November 2012
Background information
Origin Sydney, Australia
Genres Pop/punk/rock
Years active 2011–present
Labels Sony ATV (publishing only)
Website www.5sos.com
Luke Hemmings
Michael Clifford
Calum Hood
Ashton Irwin

5 Seconds of Summer (abbreviated 5SOS) is a pop-rock band from Sydney, Australia. The band has 4 members: Calum Hood (bass guitar, vocals), Michael Clifford (guitar, vocals), Luke Hemmings (lead vocals, guitar), and Ashton Irwin (drums, vocals). The Boys all went to school with each other except for Ashton. The boys have said that they were searching for a drummer and Ashton walked in wearing an awful purple shirt. They toured with One Direction for their TMH and WWA tours and gained international fame. They now have their own tour.

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5 Seconds of Summer released their first extended play Unplugged on 26 June 2012 to iTunes. Their breakthrough song is named "She looks so perfect". They have released many EP's including their latest "Good Girls EP." Their most recent album was released summer 2014 self-entitled "5 Seconds of Summer."

They have now released a live album titled LiveSOS.

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