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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1Here's Matty...

The 1975's Matty Healy at The O2 Jenn Five/NME
Decked out in matching suits from the music video, the band kicked off with boisterous opener 'Give Yourself A Try'

2The box

The 1975's Matty Healy live at The O2 Jenn Five/NME
Their now iconic 'box' logo adorned the stage

3Looks beautiful, eh?

The 1975 live at The O2, London Jenn Five/NME
See? Iconic.

4'Loving Someone'

The 1975's Matty Healy Jenn Five/NME
The O2 was bathed in rainbow colours for the glorious track from their second album.

5Hello.

The 1975 at The O2, London Jenn Five/NME
The LED backing screen saw Matty disappear into an iPhone, which was very cool.

6On the move

The 1975's Matty Healy at The O2, London Jenn Five/NME
Name a better live show featuring a treadmill. Apart from Rammstein.

7"But he works in a petrol station...

The 1975's Matty Healy at The O2, London Jenn Five/NME
...(selling petrol)"

8A Brief Inquiry...

The 1975 live at The O2, London Jenn Five/NME
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'

9It's Not Living If It's Not With You.

The 1975's Matty Healy live at The O2, London Jenn Five/NME
Tune.

10Let's get lost....

The 1975 live at The O2, London Jenn Five/NME
Matty and drummer George Daniel soak up the magic.

11There he is.

The 1975's Ross MacDonald at The O2, London Jenn Five/NME
Bassist Ross MacDonald looking sharp there.

12Look to the stars...

The 1975 live at The O2, London Jenn Five/NME
...there were plenty there, including Peter Crouch. Hero.

13Shredding

The 1975's Adam Hann at The O2, London Jenn Five/NME
Here's guitarist Adam Hann, being a badass.

14Steppin' out

The 1975's Matty Healy Jenn Five/NME
Matty greets his people.

15I'd Love It If We Made It.

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The anthem we need in these times.

16They're just girls, breaking hearts...

The 1975 live at The O2, London Jenn Five/NME
Another classic.

17With No Rome

The 1975 and No Rome at The O2, London Jenn Five/NME
The band's labelmate and Healy's 'muse' No Rome joined the band on stage for a fevered performance of their collaboration 'Narcissist'

18Drink it in

The 1975's Matty Healy live at The O2, London Jenn Five/NME
Matty, clearly moved by the rapturous reception.

19All smiles

The 1975's Matty Healy live at The O2, London Jenn Five/NME
The night was an utter triumph.

20'Thank you for everything...'

The 1975 live at The O2 Jenn Five/NME
"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."

21Until next time...

The 1975's Matty Healy at The O2, London Jenn Five/NME
Catch The 1975 when they headline Reading & Leeds festival this summer.
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