Hey Violet’s “This Is Why” Is The First Single Released By 5SOS’s Own Record Label: Listen

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The 5 Seconds Of Summer juggernaut shows no sign of slowing down with news that the Aussie pop/rockers have joined the elite club of acts — Katy Perry, Adam Levine and Kendrick Lamar — with their own label (Hi Or Hey Records via Capitol). And the “Amnesia” hitmakers mean business. They wasted no time signing Los Angeles-based punk/pop band Hey Violet as their first act.

Previously known as Cherri Bomb, the (now) four-piece outfit was previously signed to Hollywood Records. (They released their debut LP This Is The End Of Control in 2012). It’s easy to understand why 5SOS gave them a second chance. Their new single “This Is Why” is a fast and furious rock anthem with a massive chorus and hooks galore. They sound like a (mostly-)female version of their new bosses, which isn’t a bad thing at all. Check out the song below.

Watch Hey Violet’s “This Is Why” Video:

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5 Seconds Of Summer Discuss Signing Hey Violet:

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