Maroon 5, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne 30th March 2008
Maroon 5’s debut album Songs About Jane was a resounding success in Australia and New Zealand, topping the charts and notching up five time platinum sales in both countries. Sold out tours resulted, cementing Maroon 5 as one of Australia and New Zealand music fan’s favourite bands.
Drawing inspiration from Prince and Michael Jackson, their follow up album It Won’t Be Soon Before Long presented a more mature and confident Maroon 5 to the world. Debuting at #1 on the US Billboard chart the album sold over 400 000 copies in its first week in the US alone.
In Australia and New Zealand, the album has tread a similar path to their first. Already receiving Platinum certification in Australia and Gold in New Zealand, Maroon 5 have proven beyond doubt they are still one of the most in-demands bands today.