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Aussie2Aussie: 5SOS on Tame Impala (with Luke Hemmings & Calum Hood‪)‬ Switched on Pop

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The band 5 Seconds Of Summer have just released their fourth studio album, Calm. Lead vocalist Luke Hemmings and bassist Calum Hood join us to talk about some of Australia’s biggest hits. In the first half of our conversation we discuss the catchy rhythms and vocals in Tame Impala’s song “Borderline,” a song driven more by vibe than conventional structures. Then on side B, 5SOS break down their new single single “Wildflower” and its countless 80s references. One sound in particular, the “stab” or “orchestral hit” in "Wildflower's" chorus, truly evokes the 80s. The song’s producer, Rami Yacoub, had used the sound before on Britney Spears “Lucky,” as had 100s of other artists who first got their hands on this sample from an Australian inventor who forever changed the sound of music.
Songs Discussed

5 Seconds Of Summer - Youngblood

5 Seconds Of Summer - Who Do You Love

5 Seconds Of Summer - Lie To Me (ft. Julia Michaels) 

AC/DC - Highway To Hell

Midnight Oil - Beds Are Burning 

Tame Impala - Same Ol Mistakes 

Tame Impala - Borderline

Post Malone - Circles

Slipknot - Before I Forget 

Massive Attack - Teardrop 

Tom Petty - Wildflowers

5 Seconds Of Summer - Wildflower 

Fleet Foxes - Ragged Wood

Cindy Lauper - Time After Time

Oasis - Wonderwall

INXS - Need You Tonight

Talk Talk - It’s My Life

Tears for Fears - Everybody Wants To Rule The World

Enya - Orinoco Flow

Stravinsky - Firebird Suite


Afrika Bambaataa- Planet Rock

Pet Shop Boys - Always On My Mind

Britney Spears - Lucky 

5 Seconds Of Summer - Red Desert 


More
Estelle Caswell’s Earworm Video on Peter Vogel’s Fairlight CMI and her playlist of Orchestral Hits
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The band 5 Seconds Of Summer have just released their fourth studio album, Calm. Lead vocalist Luke Hemmings and bassist Calum Hood join us to talk about some of Australia’s biggest hits. In the first half of our conversation we discuss the catchy rhythms and vocals in Tame Impala’s song “Borderline,” a song driven more by vibe than conventional structures. Then on side B, 5SOS break down their new single single “Wildflower” and its countless 80s references. One sound in particular, the “stab” or “orchestral hit” in "Wildflower's" chorus, truly evokes the 80s. The song’s producer, Rami Yacoub, had used the sound before on Britney Spears “Lucky,” as had 100s of other artists who first got their hands on this sample from an Australian inventor who forever changed the sound of music.
Songs Discussed

5 Seconds Of Summer - Youngblood

5 Seconds Of Summer - Who Do You Love

5 Seconds Of Summer - Lie To Me (ft. Julia Michaels) 

AC/DC - Highway To Hell

Midnight Oil - Beds Are Burning 

Tame Impala - Same Ol Mistakes 

Tame Impala - Borderline

Post Malone - Circles

Slipknot - Before I Forget 

Massive Attack - Teardrop 

Tom Petty - Wildflowers

5 Seconds Of Summer - Wildflower 

Fleet Foxes - Ragged Wood

Cindy Lauper - Time After Time

Oasis - Wonderwall

INXS - Need You Tonight

Talk Talk - It’s My Life

Tears for Fears - Everybody Wants To Rule The World

Enya - Orinoco Flow

Stravinsky - Firebird Suite


Afrika Bambaataa- Planet Rock

Pet Shop Boys - Always On My Mind

Britney Spears - Lucky 

5 Seconds Of Summer - Red Desert 


More
Estelle Caswell’s Earworm Video on Peter Vogel’s Fairlight CMI and her playlist of Orchestral Hits
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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