Maroon 5 is an homage to the pop rock band from the United States. Maroon 5′s inception came from Maroon 5 Four personnel met during their school days at Brentwood School, Los Angeles. Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael joined with Mickey Madden and Ryan Dusick as the previous band Kara’s Flowers.
At Five Towns College, Levine and Carmichael begin their exploration with a stream of gospel music, hip-hop and R & B for the first time. Continued in 2000 the flow of the music they affect their exploration. Sam Farrar who became the bassist of the band Phantom Planet Levine roommate once told me that Aaliyah’s song “Are You That Somebody?” And “Not Coming Home.” Also
became their inspiration. Many who refused to label their demo. Until finally they visit James Diener, Ben Berkman and David Boxenbaum executive of Octone Records, hence the forerunner Maroon 5 feet. Kara’s Flowers began to contract with a new label. Soon after joining Octone, the label asked them to change the name of their band and a new look for beberpa personnel including guitarist.
The new name of their band is Maroon 5 wherein their current personnel Levine on lead vocals and rhythm guitar, Jesse Carmichael on keyboards and rhythm guitar and backing vocals, Mickey Madden on bass guitar, James Valentine on giitar and backing vocals, Ryan Dusick at last drums, percussion, backing vocals too. Their debut album with the name of Maroon 5, Songs About Jane success and went platinum in European countries, Asia as well as Australia, other than in the U.S. alone, of course. Some of their popular singles that made the ice: “Harder to Breathe”, “This Love”, “She Will Be Loved” and of course “Sunday Morning”. Not only gold, and even triple platinum certification also rewarding album. But unfortunately, the success of the first album makes Ryan Dusick who are also behind the successful Maroon 5 withdrew because of injury and fatigue after a busy touring this album.
Do not want to linger Matt Flynn present on drums and percussion replace Ryan Dusick. It Will not Be Soon Before Long was released in 2007 and was also successful. The single “Makes Me Wonder” two weeks after it was released direct positions Billboard Hot 100. Another single no less success of “Will not Go Home Without You” and “Wake Up Call”. It Will not Be Soon Before Long which was also re-released the single “Wake Up Call” invites Maroon 5 Mary J. Blige, and Rihanna also participate through “If I Never See Your Face Again”. Continued until the year 2010, Maroon 5 returned with its third album Hands All Over, which have thrown the single “Give a Little More” and “Misery”, and of course, is also expected to achieve success as album ever. Regardless will be successful or not, Maroon 5 has provided a quite different style of music, alternative rock, pop rock, rock and funk combined with the way they mix music, sounds instantly catchy and easy to the ear.
And this is the personnel of maroon 5 now
Adam Levine – vocals, guitar (1994-present)
Jesse Carmichael – keyboard, [guitar]], backing vocals (1994-present)
Mickey Madden – bass, backing vocal (1994–now)
James Valentine – gitar, backing vocal (2001–now)
Matt Flynn – drum, perkusi (2006–now)