Formed in 2003
Place: Bostan , MA
A total of 5members
Consists of: a keyboardist, lead inger//guitar, backing vocals and lead guitar, drummer and bassist.
Genre: Power Pop
Four of the five original members attended the Berklee College of Music
and participated in many other rock bands before coming together to form The Click, which later became The Click Five. Original and Founding members were Joe, Ben and Ethan who were in a band in Berklee. Joey then joined the three after his band he was in , disbanded after graduating. After deciding that none of them were lead singer material they went on search to find one. And they found Eric Dill who was a childhood friend of Joey. The group played their first venue at the KISS 108 FM
Hatchshell Concert on the Charles River
in July 2004
. They were signed to Lava Records
The band lived together in Boston in a rented house on Imrie Road, which gave name to their debut album's title, Greetings from Imrie House, which was released on 16th August 2005. The band began recording their first album at QDivision Studios in Somerville with Mike Denneen, veteran producer for artists such as Aimee Mann
, Fountains of Wayne
, Letters to Cleo
, and many other notable bands.
Following the completion of the recording, the band began touring, starting at smaller venues around the Boston area to larger ones across North America. The music video for the first single, "Just the Girl
", a homage to "A Hard Day's Night
" by The Beatles
, was released in the summer and autumn of 2005 to MTV
, and other outlets. Their debut album, Greetings from Imrie House
, was released 16 August 2005
. After a rigorous nine month US Tour, the Click Five toured Asia in 2006, visiting Singapore, Malaysia, and Japan, and later toured the British Isles that autumn with McFly
(in UK). They also toured with Ashlee Simpson, The Backstreet Boys and The Veronicas (in Australia).
Things were looking sweet for The Click Five. But in March 2007, Eric formally announced he was leaving The Click Five to pursue an acting and a solo career.
In April 2007, the band replaced their lead singer with Kyle Patrick, another Berklee student. In May, just before the release of their second album, The Click Five toured the US so that fans could be introduced to Kyle (called The Fan Appreciation Tour). and not long after, in Europe as well. They released their second album , Modern Minds and Pastimes on 26 June 2007
. The release was followed by a small United States tour. The band returned to Asia in autumn 2007 with a significantly larger itinerary. Since then, the band have toured Asia, with Happy Birthday's video consisting of a montage of clips from their tour in Asia.