5 SECONDS OF SUMMER ARE AN AUSTRALIAN POP PUNK AND POP ROCK BOY BAND FORMED IN SYDNEY IN 2011
They started to gain a small following in 2012 after posting a series of cover versions of popular songs onto YouTube, then rose to international fame when One Direction invited them on their Take Me Home Tour.
5 SECONDS OF SUMMER BEGAN IN DECEMBER 2011 WHEN LUKE HEMMINGS, MICHAEL CLIFFORD AND CALUM HOOD, WHO ALL ATTENDED THE SAME SCHOOL (NORWEST CHRISTIAN COLLEGE), JOINED TOGETHER AND STARTED POSTING VIDEOS OF THEMSELVES PERFORMING COVERS OF POPULAR SONGS TO YOUTUBE.
Their cover of the Chris Brown and Justin Bieber hit “Next to You” received over 600,000 hits. In December 2011, they were joined by drummer Ashton Irwin, and the current 5 Seconds of Summer lineup came to be. They have since amassed over 5 million YouTube views, and a large following on social media sites Twitter and Facebook.
5 Seconds of Summer released their first single Out Of My Limit on November 19, 2012, the video clip for the song receiving over 100,000 views. Their self-titled debut studio album was released in June 2014, which peaked #1 in 11 countries. The album is preceded by four singles: "She Looks So Perfect", "Don't Stop", "Amnesia" and "Good Girls. "Everything I Didn't Say" and "Kiss Me Kiss Me" were also released as promotional singles.
* SHE LOOKS SO PERFECT WAS RELEASED ON 21 FEBRUARY 2014 AS THE LEAD SINGLE FROM THE ALBUM. * DON'T STOP WAS RELEASED AS THE SECOND SINGLE ON 9 MAY 2014. * AMNESIA WAS RELEASED AS THE THIRD SINGLE ON 5 SEPTEMBER 2014. * GOOD GIRLS WAS ANNOUNCED AS THE FOURTH SINGLE FROM THE ALBUM ON 6 OCTOBER 2014.
OTHER SONGS: "KISS ME KISS ME" WAS RELEASED AS THE SECOND PROMOTIONAL SINGLE. "EVERYTHING I DIDN'T SAY" WAS RELEASED AS THE FINAL PROMOTIONAL SINGLE.
THE BAND CONSISTS OF : Luke Hemmings Michael Clifford