Aussie pop punks 5 Seconds Of Summer score first UK Number One album

Adele's record-breaking new song 'Hello' took the Number One slot in the Singles Chart

Australian pop-punk four-piece 5 Seconds Of Summer achieved their first UK Number One album tonight, with their second studio album, ‘Sounds Good Feels Good’.

The LP outsold its closest rival, Bryan Adams’ ‘Get Up’, by more than two copies to one. In third place was Italian tenor, Andrea Bocelli.

Joanna Newsom’s fourth album, Divers, reached Number Ten, her highest placing yet in the UK Chart, while Adele’s 2011 album ‘21’ climbed 49 places to Number 11 after the release of her comeback single ‘Hello’.


In the singles chart, Adele hit Number One with her record-breaking new single ‘Hello’, beating back competition from Justin Bieber’s new single ‘Sorry’, as well as other singles from Drake, Sam Smith and The Weeknd.

The rest of this week’s Top 5 is made up of Drake’s Hotline Bling at 3, Sam Smith’s Writing’s On The Wall, which rebounds seven places to Number 4, and The Weeknd’s The Hills is at 5.


Earlier this year, Michael Clifford, 5 Seconds Of Summer’s guitarist, apologised for “scaring children” as the band made their live return at London’s Wembley Arena.

During the Australian band’s gig at the same venue on the previous day, Michael Clifford’s hair and face were burnt by pyrotechnics. The group stopped the show as Clifford left the stage, putting the flames out with a towel as he exited. Bandmate Ashton Irwin told fans: “Michael has hurt himself so we will not be continuing the show right now. He is OK.”

Clifford, 19, was treated in hospital and later posted a photo on his Instagram account of his face in bandages with his thumb up.

Clifford joined up with the band again to perform the last show in their run of Wembley gigs on Sunday, with fans making a heart shape with their hands in tribute to the guitarist. Clifford then told the crowd: “Sorry if I scared any children here tonight, I look like Two-Face”, referring to the Batman character.

Watch a video footage and pictures from their show below.

See the original incident below.