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How 5 Seconds of Summer Enlisted Pop-Punk Heroes to Create Heartfelt New LP

Luke Hemmings, frontman of Aussie emo-gone-pop sensations 5 Seconds of Summer, is embarrassed by all of the songs he produced when he first started writing music. However, he has a happier recollection of one of his initial collaborations with 5SOS bassist Calum Hood. “We were really good friends at school,” he recalls. “Michael [Clifford, 5SOS guitarist] never went to school that much, and I didn’t have that many friends, so I’d be waiting for Calum to get to school and get off his bus.” 5 Seconds of Summer: Guitars, Good Looks and Screaming Girls One day, Hood didn’t show up. “I went to my first class, and I was like, ‘Alright, fuck this — I’m gonna go to Calum’s house.’ When I got there, he had our song ‘Out of My Limits’ half written, and I remember finishing the second verse with him. That was a cool moment.” Four years after Hemmings, Hood and Clifford began posting acoustic covers of songs by Mike Posner, Chris Brown and Blink-182 on YouTube and added drummer Ashton Irwin to their line-up, they no longer have to skip school to write songs together

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