Luke Hemmings was born in Australia but raised in Britain. He had played a variety of instruments both as a child and also as an adult and worked for many years in the music industry in various capacities. Besides his work with the 5 Seconds of Summer band, he has also done work for The Killers, AWOL, JLS, Franz Ferdinand, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nirvana, Diamond Dogs and many others. As such, he has achieved some fame in his own right, having worked with such well-known names as Paul McCartney, Flea of The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Yeezy… As well as being a solo artist, Luke has also collaborated with other musicians and has made albums with The Who, the Rolling Stones, Cream, Ozzy Osbourne, King Curtis, Rod Stewart, Chicano jay-z and Michael Jackson.
However, it is his solo work that really piqued the curiosity of fans and made him an important part of the Australian music scene. Although he began his career with the band’s 5 Seconds of Summer and 5 Minutes of fame, it was his first album ‘Hotline Rhythm’ which got him noticed in the Australian music circles. This was actually his very first single and he would go on to make quite a number of singles that went downvoted by several music critics at the time of its release. It was not a big success but nevertheless it did manage to get Luke Hemmings some serious recognition in the music industry.
After this he went on to make several albums which were successful including the more modern albums ‘High Fashion’ and ‘Echoes’. These two albums helped him establish himself as an artist who could command attention, both critically and popularly. In addition, he managed to combine his popularity with his Australian accent and was able to gain a huge following due to this unique combination. In addition, he also did manage to make quite a name for himself as an actor in the movie, ‘Ivanhoe’ which was based on his life. He also went on to star in the movie ‘Singles because he was selected as the voice talent for the character of David Kleinfeld, the man behind the mask in the movie, ‘The Man With One Red Shoe’.
Luke Hemmings decided to put out another solo album called ‘Red Like Black’ which was a very well-received follow up to his previous efforts. He tackled topics ranging from music to poetry and everything in between and ended up producing a very personal album that included songs about his family and his time as a teenage burglar. It was his first foray into the realm of pop and he managed to captivate both his fans and critics alike.
Luke Hemmings has also gone on to establish a musical partnership with another Australian singer, Kaleem Elahi. They have recorded several studio albums and have even formed their own band named after them. In addition to having a sound that is distinctive, Elahi and Hemmings have also managed to attract crowds big and small. Their music has been known to draw in crowds of hundreds of thousands as they perform throughout Australia and the world. The band has managed to get their albums to number one in Australia and number ten in the United Kingdom.
There is no doubt that Luke Hemmings has become a renowned and beloved Australian guitarist who has managed to make music that people enjoy. This has made him a very successful rock band leader in the business and even opened doors for other like-minded musicians. This has also been credited to the outstanding workmanship he exhibits every single day in front of the stage. He has certainly been able to live up to the expectations of his audience and this has enabled him to entertain them until the very end. This will also continue to help him establish more successful ventures in the future.