Band To Look Out For: The 1975

The 1975 is a four-piece group from Manchester, UK and consists of members Matthew Healy (vocals/guitar), Adam Hann (guitar), George Daniel (drums), and Ross MacDonald (bass).

The band has released three EPs; Facedown, Sex, and Music For Cars. Their single, “Chocolate”, from Music For Cars, has the industry talking and has gotten the attention of many new listeners and fans.

The 1975 has had a busy and successful year so far. Their breakthrough hit, “Chocolate”, has been playing in the UK and US for months, they’ve performed at this year’s SXSW Music Festival, and they are getting ready to open for The Neighbourhood this summer in the US, and headline a tour in the UK in May and September. Click here to view all tour dates and tickets.

On top of that, The 1975’s upcoming EP, IV, will be released on May 20 (UK) and May 21 (US). UK fans can preorder the EP now, here.

The band will follow up their busy summer with a self-titled, debut album release in September, followed by a headlining tour in the UK. They’ve worked with Arctic Monkeys’ collaborator, Mike Crossley, who co-produced the album. The band has debuted the music video for their newest single,  “The City”, which you can watch below.

What do you think of The 1975? Who’s picked up their tickets for their summer tours? Let us know below in the comments!

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