5 Seconds of Summer’s debut album hit the #1 spot on iTunes in 25 different countries within 24 hours of the pre-order going live including the UK, Ireland, Sweden, Norway, Australia & New Zealand and it did the double in the US where both the album and the US Instant Grat track ‘Don’t Stop’ hit #1 on iTunes.
The second Instant Grat track from the album, ‘Amnesia’ went straight to the #1 spot on iTunes in the UK this morning.
Having already taken the world by storm with the warm-up, million+ selling first single ‘She Looks So Perfect’, it’s now time for the main event… 5 Seconds of Summer announce their much anticipated, self-titled debut album due to be released on June 30th through Capitol Records UK.
The debut album hit the #1 spot on iTunes in 25 different countries when it went live including the UK, Ireland, Sweden, Norway, Australia & New Zealand and it did the double in the US where both the album and the US Instant Grat track ‘Don’t Stop’ have hit #1 on iTunes.
5 Seconds of Summer, have delivered a debut that is everything you could hope for from a band on the monumental trajectory that they have carved out for themselves. The album, which includes collaborations with The Madden Brothers of Good Charlotte, Alex Gaskarth of All Time low and John Feldmann (producer, All Time Low, Good Charlotte, Boys Like Girls), is packed with adrenaline-fuelled, lyrically mischievous hits, featuring the anthemic opener and global No.1 smash ‘She Looks So Perfect’ as well as the more recently announced guitar-pop pile driver ‘Don’t Stop’ – the video for which has amassed an astonishing 9.6 million views on YouTube and went straight in at Number 2 on the UK Singles Chart this week. Bringing the pace down a notch, show stoppers ‘Beside You’ and ‘Amnesia’ then highlight vocals and arrangements that have helped them win the hearts of millions of screaming fans across the world.
A truly astonishing social phenomenon, these guys have been causing chaos around the globe. In a little under eighteen months they have toured the globe amassing a phenomenal combined 12 million Twitter Followers, 3 million Facebook Likes and over 60 million YouTube views.
Their debut release, ‘She Looks So Perfect ’, charted at #1 in five countries going straight to the top of the Official Singles Chart here in the UK, #2 in the US Billboard Album chart (kept off only by the phenomenon that is Frozen) and #1 on iTunes in over 50 countries. The band have also recently sold-out headline tours in the UK, Australia and North America. In New York, during their first-ever run of headline tours, fans camped outside the venue for more than 48 hours to get a glimpse of the guys, landing them on the homepage of the New York Times website the following day; as their debut single continues to make waves around the world.