The 1975 to perform on ‘Saturday Night Live’ in February

US TV appearance leads up to second album release

The 1975 have announced that they will be the musical guests for an episode of US TV’s Saturday Night Live during February.

The British band release second album ‘I Like It When You Sleep For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It’ next month (February 26), which follows their 2013 debut ‘The 1975’.

Ahead of their album release, the group will perform live on SNL on February 6. Frontman Matt Healy revealed the news via Twitter, asking fans: “What on earth am I going to wear?”

The 1975 recently unveiled a new track, entitled ‘The Sound’.

The band previously released singles ‘Love Me’ and ‘Ugh!’.

The 1975 will play a series of UK tour dates in March. See the full dates beneath.

The band will begin their 2016 tour with three nights at London’s O2 Academy Brixton starting on March 7. They will then play dates in Manchester and Glasgow before the run of gigs ends in Birmingham at the Barclaycard Arena on March 22.

The 1975 will play the following live dates:

London, O2 Academy Brixton (March 7-9)
Manchester, O2 Apollo (March 13-15)
Glasgow, O2 Academy (March 18-19)
Birmingham, Barclaycard Arena (March 22)

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