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5 SECONDS OF SUMMER’S LIVESOS IS OUT NOW

5 Seconds of Summer’s LIVESOS (Capitol Records), a memento of the band’s year on the road, is out now. The 15-track collection was recorded live at numerous shows that the Australian quartet played in the States during 2014. LIVESOS features both a live and a studio mix of 5 Seconds of Summer’s new single, “What I Like About You,” plus live performances of such fan favorites as “She Looks So Perfect,” “Amnesia” and“Good Girls” and a cover of Green Day’s “American Idiot.” The deluxe edition ofLIVESOS, which is available only at Target, includes the bonus track “Don’t Stop.”

The band’snew video, “What I Like About You: Live At The Forum,” can be viewed HERE. The clip includes footage from 5 Seconds of Summer’s recent sold-out, two-night stand at the legendary Los Angeles venue. Fans and critics alike turned out in force for the shows. The Los Angeles Times found their fusion of “earnest, upbeat pop-rock” and “mall-punk ‘tude” unique while the Los Angeles Daily News noted, “[5 Seconds of Summer] kept up the excitement throughout the set.”

USA Today recently named 5 Seconds of Summer as 2014’s No. 1 entertainment trend on Twitter. The band will kick off its first-ever North American headline run on July 17, 2015 at the Mandalay Bay Event Center in Las Vegas, NV. The “Rock Out With Your Socks Out Tour” sold out in less than five minutes. See below for itinerary.

Released in July 2014, the band’s self-titled debut album entered the Billboard 200 at No. 1 and logged the biggest first-week U.S. sales of any new artist debut of 2014. It hastopped the iTunes charts in 76 countries and, in five short months, has sold more than two million units worldwide. In the U.S. alone, the band has sold 600,000 albums and over two million single tracks. Praised by The New York Times for their “gleaming pop-punk,” 5 Seconds of Summer took home New Artist of the Year honors at the American Music Awards and received five awards at the 2014 MTV European Music Awards, including Best New Artist. “Don’t Stop” won the award for Best Lyric Video at the MTV Video Music Awards. The band, which played the 2014 iTunes Music Festival and the iHeartRadio Music Festival, performed on the outdoor stage of TODAY to an audience of 15,000 and threw a Jimmy Kimmel Live Block Party for over 4,000 fans.

 

5 SECONDS OF SUMMER 2015 “ROCK OUT WITH YOUR SOCKS OUT” TOUR

 

July 17                        Las Vegas, NV                        Mandalay Bay Event Center

July 18                        Chula Vista, CA                      Sleep Train Amphitheatre

July 20                       Irvine, CA                               Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre

July 22                        Mountain View, CA               Shoreline Amphitheatre

July 24                        Seattle, WA                             Key Arena

July 25                        Vancouver, BC                        Pepsi Live At Rogers Arena

July 27                       Edmonton, AB                        Rexall Place

July 29                        Winnipeg, MB                        MTS Centre

July 31                        St. Paul, MN                           Xcel Energy Center

August 1                                 Tinley Park, IL                      First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre

August 4                                 Louisville, KY                        KFC Yum! Center

August 5                                 Atlanta, GA                                        Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood

August 7                                 Dallas, TX                              Gexa Energy Pavilion

August 8                                 Houston, TX                          Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

August 19                               Auburn Hills, MI                    The Palace of Auburn Hills

August 21                               Cleveland, OH                                    Quicken Loans Arena

August 22                               Noblesville, IN                        Klipsch Music Pavilion

August 23                               Burgettstown, PA                               First Niagara Pavilion

August 25                               Toronto, ON                           Molson Canadian Amphitheatre

August 28                               Mansfield, MA                       Xfinity Center

August 29                               Hershey, PA                                       Hershey Park Pavilion Stadium

August 30                               Holmdel, N.J                           PNC Bank Arts Center

September 1                Wantagh, NY                          Nikon at Jones Beach Theater

September 4                Camden, NJ                            Susquehanna Bank Center

September 5                Hartford, CT                           Xfinity Theatre

September 6                Bristow, VA                           Jiffy Lube Live

September 7                Virginia Beach, VA                 Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach

September 9                Charlotte, NC                         PNC Music Pavilion

September 12              Tampa, FL                              MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre

September 13              W. Palm Beach, FL                 Cruzan Amphitheatre