THE 1975 RELEASE SELF-TITLED ALBUM: “WE ARE A BAND CREATING ALTERNATIVE POPULAR MUSIC”

1975 new1FAME’S BEST NEW BAND OF 2012 AND THE ONE TO WATCH IN 2013 The 1975, will release their self-titled debut album through Dirty Hit/Polydor on September 2nd. Check out their massive track ‘Sex’, released on August 26th.

Matthew Healy (vocals/guitar), Adam Hann (guitar), George Daniel (drums) and Ross MacDonald (bass) started making music together when they met at school in Wilmslow a decade ago aged 14.

“Our musical vocabulary is 100% the same because we grew up listening and playing music together,” says Healy. The starting point for what became The 1975’s heady genre-meshing sound was when they realised “we could do anything we wanted.” 1975 newThe only restriction the four-piece gave themselves when writing the songs that make up ‘The 1975’ was that there would be no restrictions.

‘The 1975’ was recorded at the Motor Museum in Liverpool, with Arctic Monkeys collaborator Mike Crossey co-producing alongside the band’s Matthew Healy and George Daniel. A seamless meld of their kaleidoscopic range of influences, it encapsulates all that is great about pop music in 2013.

THE 1975 INTERVIEW: “WE ARE CREATING ALTERNATIVE POPULAR MUSIC”

‘The 1975’ tracklisting is:
The 1975
The City
M.O.N.E.Y.
Chocolate
Sex
Talk!
An Encounter
Heart Out
Settle Down
Robbers
Girls
12
She Way Out
Menswear
Pressure
Is There Somebody Who Can Watch You

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13TH JULY – HYDE PARK (ROLLING STONES) – UK
14TH JULY – T IN THE PARK – UK
18TH JULY – DOUR – BELGIUM
19TH JULY – MELT – GERMANY
21ST JULY – LATITUDE – UK
24TH JULY – THE TROUBADOUR – LA USA
25TH JULY – RICKSHAW SHOP – SAN FRANCISCO USA
26TH JULY – CASBAH – SAN DIEGO USA
1ST AUGUST – NEW SLANG – KINGSTON UK
28TH JULY – KENDAL CALLING – UK
2ND AUGUST – BELLADRUM – UK
3RD AUGUST – Y NOT – UK
4TH AUGUST – CAMP BESTIVAL – UK
23RD AUGUST – READING / LEEDS – UK
24TH AUGUST – READING / LEEDS – UK
1st AUGUST – ELECTRIC PICNIC FESTIVAL – IRELAND
8TH SEPTEMBER – BESTIVAL – UK
14TH SEPTEMBER – SHREWSBURY FIELDS FOREVER – SHRESBURY UK
15TH SEPTEMBER – ACADEMY – NEWCASTLE UK
16TH SEPTEMBER – HMV INSTITUTE – BIRMINGHAM UK
17TH SEPTEMBER – ABC – GLASGOW UK
18TH SEPTEMBER – ROCKCITY – NOTTINGHAM UK
20TH SEPTEMBER – SHEPHERDS BUSH EMPIRE – LONDON UK
21ST SEPTEMBER – RITZ – MANCHESTER UK
22TH SEPTEMBER – SUGARMILL – STOKE UK
23RD SEPTEMBER – LEEDS UNIVERSITY – LEEDS UK
24TH SEPTEMBER – ACADEMY – OXFORD UK
25TH SEPTEMBER – WATERFRONT – NORWICH UK
26TH SEPTEMBER – ACADEMY – BRISTOL UK
28TH SEPTEMBER –CONCORDE – BRIGHTON UK
30TH SEPTEMBER – ACADEMY – DUBLIN IRELAND
01ST OCTOBER – MANDELA HALL – BELFAST UK
8th OCTOBER – THE SINCLAIR – CAMBRIDGE, MA USA
9th OCTOBER – BOWERY BALLROOM – NEW YORK, NY USA
10th OCTOBER – BOWERY BALLROOM – NEW YORK, NY USA
11th OCTOBER – BLACK CAT – WASHINGTON, DC USA
12th OCTOBER – UNION TRANSFER – PHILADELPHIA, PA USA
13th OCTOBER – THE MOD CLUB – TORONTO, CANADA
15th OCTOBER – A&R MUSIC BAR – COLUMBUS, OH USA
17th OCTOBER – THE MIDLAND BY AMC – KANSAS CITY, MO USA
18th OCTOBER – FIREBIRD – ST. LOUIS, MO USA
19th OCTOBER – LINCOLN HALL – CHICAGO, IL USA
20th OCTOBER – THE RAVE BAR – MILWAUKEE, WI USA
21st OCTOBER – VARSITY THEATER – MINNEAPOLIS, MN USA
23rd OCTOBER – MARQUIS THEATRE – DENVER, CO USA
24th OCTOBER – KILBY COURT – SALT LAKE CITY, UT USA
26th OCTOBER – NEUMOS – SEATTLE, WA USA
27th OCTOBER – VENUE – VANCOUVER, CANADA
28th OCTOBER – DOUG FIR LOUNGE – PORTLAND, OR USA
30th OCTOBER – THE INDEPENDENT – SAN FRANCISCO, CA USA
1st NOVEMBER – THE FONDA THEATRE – LOS ANGELES, CA USA
3rd NOVEMBER – BELLY UP TAVERN – SOLANA BEACH, CA USA
4th NOVEMBER – CLUB CONGRESS – TUCSON, AZ USA
7TH NOVEMBER – EL SOL – MADRID, SPAIN
8TH NOVEMBER – RAZZMATAZZ (CLUB SHOW) – BARCELONA, SPAIN
10TH NOVEMBER – LA MAROQUINERIE – PARIS, FRANCE
11TH NOVEMBER – MELKWEG – AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
12TH NOVEMBER – BOTANIQUE/ORANGERIE – BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
14TH NOVEMBER – LUXOR – COLOGNE, GERMANY
15TH NOVEMBER – ZOOM – FRANKFURT, GERMANY
18TH NOVEMBER – BI NUU – BERLIN, GERMANY
19TH NOVEMBER – UEBEL & GEFÄHRLICH – HAMBURG, GERMANY
21ST NOVEMBER – LOPPEN – COPENHAGEN, DENMARK
22ND NOVEMBER – DEBASER STRAND – STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN
23RD NOVEMBER – PARKTEATRET – OSLO, NORWAY
26TH NOVEMBER – HYDROZAGADKA – WARSAW, POLAND
27TH NOVEMBER – THE ROCK CAFÉ – PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
28TH NOVEMBER – FLUC – VIENNA, AUSTRIA

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