Sydney pop four-piece 5 Seconds of Summer certainly possess what you’d call an ‘international career’. The former YouTube sensations have lived, worked and toured all over the world since their first songwriting trip together to London in 2012.
But when you listen to them speak, there’s more oddness going on than just a vague hardening of consonants, as we often see with Aussie-born, LA-livin’ celebs.
Below, watch The Project anchor Waleed Aly quiz Luke Hemmings, Ashton Irwin, Michael Clifford and Calum hood on how those mangled accents came to be.
Youngblood by 5 Seconds of Summer is out June 15 via EMI.
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