The Australian pop rock band, 5 Seconds of Summer is coming to your hometown. 5 Seconds of Summer tickets are selling for a concert near you.. The quartet comprises Luke Hemmings, Ashton Irwin, Michael Clifford and Calum Hood.. The band rose to prominence when the members Luke, Michael and Calum started to post their musical videos on YouTube. These recordings featured covers of popular numbers. Their cover of “Next to You” originally sung by Justin Bieber and Chris Brown, when posted on YouTube, received over six-hundred thousand hits. Ashton joined them in the winter of year 2011 as a drummer.
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Since their first post, the band has gathered over five million views on YouTube. With the exposure offered by this video sharing website their fan following spread to other social media websites such as Facebook and Twitter. Their popularity brought the band into the limelight and attracted some major music labels. The band clicked with Sony ATV Music Publishing and signed a deal with them. Their first release, their debut EP titled Unplugged ranked on number three on the iTunes chart in Australia. That’s a big achievement for a band that had no marketing expertise backing them up. Not only that, the debut EP also made it to the list of Top 20 in other countries as well.
The band gained international prominence when they caught the attention of Louis Tomlinson, member of One Direction. Louis posted the link to their YouTube video for “Gotta Get Out” with remarks stating that he had been a fan of the band "for a while". Coming from a member of One Direction, the remark made a big impact. When the band released their first single, “Out of My Limit", it caught the eye of a One Direction member again. But this time it was Niall Horan who tweeted the link for the uploaded video.
5 Seconds of Summer spent the latter half of year 2012 with the members of Australian band Amy Meredith. Members of Amy Meredith, Joel Chapman and Christian Lo Russo supported the band and worked with them in writing and developing their sound. 5 Seconds of Summer composed two songs with Joel and Christian, "Beside You" and "Unpredictable". These songs were featured on their EP Somewhere New which was co-produced by Joel Chapman as well. In the winter of 2012, the video of their first single "Out of My Limit" was released. It was a hit and received over one hundred thousand views in just twenty-four hours. The boys next went to London where they co-penned songs with numerous artists such as Roy Stride of Scouting for Girls, Jamie Scott, Jake Gosling, Steve Robson, James Bourne of Busted and more.
At the beginning 2013, 5 Seconds of Summer supported One Direction on their global “Take Me Home Tour”. With a kick off start of the year, the band successfully finished the tour. And by the end of the year they announced that they signed up with Capitol Records. Opening year 2014, the band listed their global debut song “She Looks So Perfect” to be pre-ordered on iTunes. Within two days of its listing the song ranked at number one in thirty-nine countries.. 5 Seconds of Summer went viral in countries such as Australia, Spain, the United Kingdom, Brazil and more. Now the band has hit the road and is scheduled to perform at multiple venues this spring. Get 5 Seconds of Summer tickets and keep an eye for them, as they are coming to your hometown soon.