5SOS Ashton Irwin credits The 1975 for 'helping open the gateway' for young bands

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Oh we all love a bit of The 1975, don't we? And no one more so than 5SOS's Ashton Irwin, who could help but have a bit of a fangirl over the boys on Twitter claiming they're 'so important' for upcoming bands and all inspirational and that.

Ash must've been listening to a bit of the boys backstage on the Sounds Live Feels Live tour or something; 'cos he popped up on our timeline praising their work and saying they're 'helping open the gateway' for exciting new bands.

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Taking to Twitter, Ash said: "The 1975 have been so important for upcoming bands! So happy they exist, and are helping open the gateway for young bands."

This all comes after The 1975's latest album I Love It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful yet So Unaware of It recently hit number one in the UK, with frontman fella Matty telling NME: "I didn't really [celebrate] in a party sense. We were very focused on the London shows and it's a really long set. I've been spending a lot of time with my brother as well, who I haven't seen for a while. He's 15. 

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"I actually ended up just going back to my house and playing FIFA with him until 2am. And then I slept under a towel 'cause I didn't have another duvet. The night my album went to number one I slept under a towel."

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What d'ya make of that, then? Give us a tweet over @sugarscape and like us on Facebook after you've given this vid a watch, yeah? CHEERS.

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