The Boys Are Back In Town



Despite insisting at seemingly every opportunity that they’re no pop band, The 1975 is about as perked-up, happy, clappy, and catchy as it’s possible for four lads from Manchester with permanent pouts to be. Brandishing a floppy Mohawk and the style of outsize bravado peculiar to British rockers, lead singer Matthew Healy has struggled at home with the misfortune of his birth to actors known for their light-entertainment TV dramas. But almost a decade of hard work and persistence has paid off, and this emo-leaning, hyper-produced quartet can now swagger like they were born to it.

The 1975, The Vogue. Nov. 14 & 15.