Permanent Vacation

Album: Sounds Good Feels Good (2015)

Songfacts®:

  • Guitarist Michael Clifford is the principal songwriter of this uptempo tune which channels one of 5SOS's favorite bands, Green Day. It was debuted by the guys on the first date of their Rock Out With Your Socks Out Tour in Portugal on May 4, 2015.
  • Sounds Good Feels Good producer John Feldmann recalled to Fuse TV: "I remember the first time Michael played me this song. He wrote the bulk of that song, and I think it really sums up what the band is about. He wrote it with Mike Green, the producer who did most of All Time Low's records. They requested to work with him."

    "I think that along with 'Money,' this song is crucial for connecting the dots between album one and album two. It encompasses what we know as pop-punk: It could be a Green Day song from 1994. It really could be! I think it's a crowd favorite, big sing-along live song."

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