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The Click Five is an American rock band that began in January 1, 2004. The band broke up in 2013.

For most of the band's run, the members took inspiration from 1960s mod. They were rarely seen without their signature mop tops and suits. The Click Five is not a Boy Band, but it was predominantly popular amongst preteen and teen girls in the mid-to-late 2000s.


  • Greetings from Imrie House (2005)
  • Modern Minds and Pastimes (2007)
  • TCV (2010)

This band provides examples of:

  • All Girls Want Bad Boys: Gender-flipped. A surprising amount of their songs suggests the band had a thing for women who are Tsunderes, Alpha Bitches or heartbreakers. "Just the Girl", "Angel To You (Devil To Me)", "Jenny" and "Nobody's Business" are good examples.
  • Anti-Christmas Song: "My Girlfriend (Forgot Me This Christmas)".
  • Belligerent Sexual Tension: "Jenny" and "Angel To You (Devil To Me)".
  • Break Up Song:
    • "I'm Getting Over You" is about someone trying (and apparently failing) to get over his breakup.
    • "Empty" is about a failing relationship.
  • Celeb Crush: "Pop Princess" is about someone being in love with a pop star.
  • Grief Song: "When I'm Gone" is told from the perspective of someone who died in a car crash trying to comfort the mourning lover they left behind.
  • Love Hurts: Oddly enough, some of their later discography transitioned from Silly Love Songs to this, with "Empty", "When I'm Gone" and "The Way it Goes" being good examples (though the last one has a more optimistic tone).
  • Manipulative Bitch: The titular character of "Jenny" seems to be a mild one, based on the way the lyrics describe her. The POV character sounds simultaneously frustrated by and attracted to her.
    She needs her own space
    She's playin' mind games
    Ends up at my place
    Saying that she's changed
    Jenny, what's the problem?
    I'm trying to read between the lines
    You got me goin' outta my mind!
  • Retraux: The band has a 1960s mod style of clothing based off bands like The Beatles and The Dave Clark Five.
  • Silly Love Song: Much of their discography, such as "Just The Girl" and "Catch Your Wave", are fluffy romance songs.
  • Stalking is Love: "Just The Girl" is about a guy who's in love with a girl who keeps on rejecting him.
  • Their First Time: Not outright stated, but "The Reason Why" appears to be about this, and the couple dealing with the aftermath of it—the singer tells his lover that they "made their first mistake" and "lost themselves tonight" and trying to help her through it all by reminding her that these spur of the moment decisions can happen when you're young and in love.
  • Tsundere:
    • The girl being talked about in "Just The Girl" is likely meant to be this way. She keeps on rejecting the protagonist, is described as "bittersweet", and pushed him in the pool at their last school reunion.
    • The titular character from the song "Jenny" also appears to be one, though unlike the above girl, the protagonist doesn't seem to like the tsun-tsun side of her.