Good Charlotte praise 5SOS's 'Broken Home' for being about 'real shit'

They helped co-write the song for Sounds Good Feels Good

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If you've ever listened to 5SOS's Sounds Good Feels Good you'll know that there's a particular song on the album that has an incredible emotional impact on a lot of people; 'Broken Home'.

The track, which is something of a fan favourite, is about growing up in a fractured home - and co-writer Benji Madden from Good Charlotte has now spoken up about what makes it such an important song.

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Speaking to The Daily Star, Benji explained that how the track came to be and why it's such a personal favourite for him: "Joel and I love writing songs, and luckily have a knack or an ear for melody, we're pop songwriters.

"We have plenty of songs that are just for fun, but we wrote one for 5 Seconds of Summer called Broken Home about broken families and for me, that's the real s***. I love to write songs with a message."

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Explaining that being totally honest in your lyrics is what makes a band like 5SOS so successful, he added: "That's when a band becomes your favourite band, when they write some real life s*** that you can relate to."

Hear, hear.

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