5 Seconds of Summer (5SOS) is a pop/punk band from Sydney Australia. The group formed in 2011 with founding members Luke Hemmings, Michael Clifford, Calum Hood, and Aston Irwin. 5SOS’s first release titled “Unplugged” was an instant success in Australia and helped the band make the connection that would burst them into stardom. The real break for 5 Seconds of Summer came when their song “Gotta Get Out” garnered attention from One Direction. This interest set the stage for the two bands to team up on the 2013 Take Me Home Tour which put 5SOS on the international music scene.
In 2014, Five Seconds of Summer released their first major single titled “She Looks So Perfect.” The song was the title track of the “She Looks So Perfect” EP that debuted number 2 on the billboard 200. Not long after 5SOS released their debut full length album which was self-titled. 5SOS has garnered comparisions to bands like Fall Out Boy, One Direction, and Blink 182. 5 Seconds of Summer has quickly risen from internet wunderkinds, to pop sensations and have created a name for themselves as one of the can’t miss live shows every year.
Rock Out With Your Socks Out Tour
In support of their debut self titled album, 5 Seconds to Summer's Rock Out With Your Socks Out Tour extends from late 2014 and through most of 2015. The tour will travel worldwide with stops in the U.S., Europe, Australia, and Canada. The ROWYSO Tour is the first major headlining tour that 5SOS will undertake and has become one of the most talked about shows of the decade.
Where We Are Tour
The 2nd major worldwide tour for 5 Seconds of Summer saw the band support One Direction through tour dates in the U.S. Canada, and Europe. It was during this tour that the band released their EP "She Looks So Perfect" giving them their first major label hit of their career. The Where We Are Tour helped turn 5 Seconds of Summer into one of hte most recognizable bands of their generation.
Take Me Home Tour
The first major tour for 5 Seconds of Summer took the band to new heights. Touring in support of One Direction, 5SOS got their first exposure touring worldwide and spread their bands name to new continents. This tour was influential in the subsequent rise and succes of 5 Seconds to Summer and was one of the most talked about tours of 2013.
5 Seconds of Summer Rock Out With You Socks Out Tour U.S. Set List
“18” “Out of My Limit” “Voo Doo Doll” “Don’t Stop” “Heartache on the Big Screen” “Lost Boy” “Amnesia” “Beside You” “Disconnected” “Heartbreak Girl” “Teenage Dream” “What I Like About You” “Good Girls Are Bad Girls” “She Looks So Perfect” “Try Hard”