The 1975’s O2 show: a stunning sensory assault in beautiful pictures

This weekend saw The 1975's magnificent tour for NME Album Of The Year 2018 'A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships' hit The O2 in London for two sold-out nights – and it was like staring into the sun. Photographer Jenn Five was there to capture the magic.

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Here’s Matty…

Decked out in matching suits from the music video, the band kicked off with boisterous opener ‘Give Yourself A Try’

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The box

Their now iconic ‘box’ logo adorned the stage

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Looks beautiful, eh?

See? Iconic.

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‘Loving Someone’

The O2 was bathed in rainbow colours for the glorious track from their second album.

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Hello.

The LED backing screen saw Matty disappear into an iPhone, which was very cool.

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On the move

Name a better live show featuring a treadmill. Apart from Rammstein.

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“But he works in a petrol station…

…(selling petrol)”

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A Brief Inquiry…

As part one of the ‘Music For Cars’ era, their latest live extravaganza brought the minimal artwork of their latest record to life. Bring on ‘Notes On A Conditional Form’

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It’s Not Living If It’s Not With You.

Tune.

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Let’s get lost….

Matty and drummer George Daniel soak up the magic.

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There he is.

Bassist Ross MacDonald looking sharp there.

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Look to the stars…

…there were plenty there, including Peter Crouch. Hero.

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Shredding

Here’s guitarist Adam Hann, being a badass.

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Steppin’ out

Matty greets his people.

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I’d Love It If We Made It.

The anthem we need in these times.

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They’re just girls, breaking hearts…

Another classic.

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With No Rome

The band’s labelmate and Healy’s ‘muse’ No Rome joined the band on stage for a fevered performance of their collaboration ‘Narcissist’

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Drink it in

Matty, clearly moved by the rapturous reception.

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All smiles

The night was an utter triumph.

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‘Thank you for everything…’

“All I can see at our shows are so many happy people,” Tweeted Matty after the shows. “So many. Thank you for everything you do for us – we are currently working on getting new songs into the set.”

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Until next time…

Catch The 1975 when they headline Reading & Leeds festival this summer.

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