The Veronicas are an Australian pop rock duo from Brisbane, Australia. They were formed in 2005 by identical twin sisters Lisa and Jessica Origliasso. In 2005 the Veronicas released their debut studio album, titled The Secret Life of... which peaked at No. 2 on the Australian charts and gained an Australian ARIA certification of 4x platinum for 280,000+ sales. The album spawned five singles, led by "4ever", three of which were top ten singles in Australia. In 2007, the duo released their second studio album, Hook Me Up, which also peaked at No. 2 on the Australian charts and earned an Australian ARIA certification of 2x platinum for 140,000+ sales. The album garnered four Australian top ten singles. The album's title track, "Hook Me Up", was the Veronicas' first No. 1 single in Australia, while "Untouched" was an international top ten hit. Following a lengthy hiatus (broken only by the July 2012 release of the Top 40 single, "Lolita" and by various gigs for their fans), the Veronicas released "You Ruin Me", the first single from their self-titled third album in September 2014. The song released at number 10 on the ARIA Charts, becoming the girls' second chart topping single and their first to debut in the top spot. It also charted in America and Britain. The Veronicas was released online and in CD format on 21 November 2014.