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The 1975 and Greta Thunberg call for ‘civil disobedience’ against climate change in shock first taste of new album – read the full lyrics here

The 1975 are masters of surprise, of change, and of timing. And with the latter in mind, by some miracle as Britain spends a sticky, sleepless night ahead of a day melting in the kind of heat people used to travel all the way to a Costa for the pleasure of complaining about, the band have released a new track...

Is new material about to drop? Fans react to The 1975’s social media blackout

The 1975 have sparked speculation that they could be set to drop new material imminently after deleting all traces of their social media. The band released acclaimed third album ‘A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships‘ last year (which was also named as NME’s Album Of The Year), and have been teasing that material from its follow-up 'Notes On A Conditional Form' is...

Watch The 1975’s fevered performance of ‘I Like America & America Likes Me’ on US TV

The 1975 made the bold decision to perform their track 'I Like America & America Likes Me' on US TV for an appearance on The Late Late Show With James Corden. Check it out below. Taken from their acclaimed 2018 album 'A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships' (which was also named as NME's Album Of The Year), the heavily-autotuned track...

The story of Madrid’s scorching Mad Cool Festival 2019 in pictures

Glasto may be over for another year, but don't let the post-Worthy Farm blues get you down: there are still a ton of wicked festivals that you can head to with your pals over the next few summer months. One example of the many other brilliant live music events which annually fill the festival calendar is Madrid's Mad Cool...

15 brilliant things about The 1975’s festival set (as witnessed at Madrid’s Mad Cool)

The sheer cleverness of the stage set Anyone who witnessed The 1975’s UK arena shows last winter will know that the production was ground-breaking. For festivals, they’ve created a slimmed-down version that somehow achieves a similar effect, with a large screen behind the band and a vertical, hollow oblong with screens on each edge mid-stage. The clever part? That central...

The 1975 announce new US tour dates

The 1975's Matt Healy
The 1975 have announced a new set of US tour dates — check out their full tour schedule below. The Manchester band are touring in support of their 2018 album 'A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships', while their next record, 'Notes on a Conditional Form', is expected to arrive in the autumn. Read more: Poland’s Open’er Festival - 11th-hour replacement headliner Stormzy...

Poland’s Open’er Festival: 11th-hour replacement headliner Stormzy stuns, The Strokes crack dad jokes and The 1975 go (even more) meta

With just 24 hours notice, Stormzy replaced ASAP Rocky as the headliner of Open’er – Poland’s blockbuster four-day festival – on Thursday (July 4) after Harlem’s pretty-boy rapper was arrested in Sweden on suspicion of assault. But, attracting the biggest crowd of the Orange Main Stage so far, and with hysterical chants of ‘STORMZY! STORMZY!’, you would never have guessed...

The 1975’s Matty Healy opens up on his beef with Imagine Dragons

The 1975's Matty Healy has opened up about the beef between his band and Imagine Dragons. The bad blood between the two bands began in 2017, when Healy said: “Songs like 'Radioactive' by Imagine Dragons, it might as well be called 'Pikachu Banana'. It's nothingness." Earlier this year, Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds then posted an impassioned series of posts to Instagram, detailing...

Has the release date for The 1975’s new album just been revealed?

It appears that Google may have let slip a release date for the new album from The 1975. The band have been teasing 'Notes On A Conditional Form' from even before they released third album 'A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships' last November, and it looks like we could now have a firm date for its release, or at least to hear...