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The Big Read – The 1975: “I feel more like I’m in a punk band...

This weekend, THE 1975 will fulfil a lifelong ambition and headline Reading & Leeds festivals for the first time, and to mark the occasion, the musical changelings have released a searing, politically-charged punk track named 'People'. With the gears of 2020 album 'Notes On A Conditional Form' already turning, frontman MATTY HEALY tells Dan Stubbs about the band's aims to save the world, freak out the squares and tear Reading & Leeds a new one. All he needs to do in the meantime is resist the urge to perform his Dubai gig with the words 'GOD LOVES FAGS' scrawled on his chest. What could possibly go wrong?
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The 1975’s comeback single ‘People’ is a bone-rattling rallying cry for humankind to sort...

Last month, The 1975 released a protest song. Featuring climate-change activist Greta Thunberg, the message was clear: we’re pissing this planet up the wall....

Check out the stage times for Reading & Leeds Festival 2019

Reading & Leeds 2019 is just days away, so get planning who you'r going to see and when. Check out the full stage and...

Here’s the final weather forecast for Reading & Leeds festival 2019 – and it’s...

Reading & Leeds Festival 2019 is almost upon us – but how will music fans fare with the weather this year? Well, it's looking...
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‘It’s happening’ – Pale Waves are working on a song with The 1975’s Matty...

Pale Waves have confirmed they're working with Matty Healy on a new song. The Manchester band are signed to Dirty Hit, the same label as...

The 1975 take step into sustainable fashion as they repurpose old merchandise

The 1975 are taking a step into sustainable fashion after repurposing old merchandise in a bid to cut down on waste. The Manchester band, who...

The most infuriating clashes at Reading & Leeds 2019

All the set times are out there for this year’s Reading & Leeds, meaning you can finally start fully planning your weekend. Of course, as...
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The 1975’s Matty Healy defies strict anti-LGBTQ laws as he kisses male fan in...

The 1975's Matty Healy kissed a male fan during a show in Dubai last night, defying strict anti-LGBTQ laws in the Arab state. As the...

Mark, My Words: Club NME is back, and I feel like a proud parent

The everyday heroism of music journalism so often goes under-appreciated. I’m not saying we’re exactly the same as doctors, fire-fighters, lifeguards and ambulance crews, but...
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The 1975 claim “big artists” didn’t want to work with climate activist Greta Thunberg

The 1975's singer Matt Healy and manager Jamie Oborne claim that climate activist Greta Thunberg was snubbed by a lot of other big artists. Read...