Matty Healy

Matty Healy: Paid meet and greets aren’t cool

Matty Healy: Paid meet and greets aren’t cool

Matty Healy doesn’t think paid meet and greets are "cool". The 1975 frontman has insisted he and his band will never charge their fans to get a picture with them, because he doesn’t like the idea of "making music exclusive", as he says that’s "not what music’s about". He said: "What is it? Like 300 to a thousand bucks. It’s just not ... »

The 1975 to host their own festival in 2020?

The 1975 to host their own festival in 2020?

The 1975′s Matty Healy says he and his bandmates are planning to host their own festival in 2020. The ‘Give Yourself a Try’ hitmaker – who is joined by Adam Hann, Ross MacDonald and George Daniel in the chart-topping pop group – logged onto to Twitter on Wednesday (27.03.19) to tease fans about their idea to put on a three-day music extravaganza somewhere in the UK ne... »

Calvin Harris wins big at the BRIT Awards

Calvin Harris wins big at the BRIT Awards

Calvin Harris and The 1975 were the big winners at the BRIT Awards on Wednesday (20.02.19), as they took home two gongs each. The 35-year-old DJ and producer won his first ever BRIT at the glitzy ceremony at London’s O2 Arena when he was named Producer of the Year, and followed the win up just moments later when his track ‘One Kiss’ featuring Dua Lipa was named the British Single... »

Matty Healy on masculinity

Matty Healy on masculinity

Matty Healy got "slapped about" for looking like a "poofta". The 1975 frontman – who is the son of Tim Healy and Denise Welch – has never worried about traditional ideas of masculinity and didn’t feel particularly singled out when he was targeted over his "long hair" because a lot of people do if they look "slightly different". Speaking to ... »

The 1975 sign new deal with Dirty Hit record label

The 1975 sign new deal with Dirty Hit record label

The 1975 have signed a new three album deal with Dirty Hit. The record label’s founder Jamie Oborne has confirmed that the ‘Give Yourself a Try’ hitmakers – who have already released three chart topping LPs with the company – have agreed to extend their working relationship even further. Speaking to Music Week, Jamie said "The 1975 extended their deal with Dirty ... »

The 1975 to release more new music soon

The 1975 to release more new music soon

The 1975 are "working hard" to get a new song released soon. The ‘Somebody Else’ hitmakers’ manger, Jamie Oborne, has revealed that Matt Healy and co could release a single before the end of February, from their next album ‘Notes On A Conditional Form’. When a Twitter user asked: "Is it true that The 1975 have a single out this month?", the Dirty H... »

Matty Healy teases mind-blowing Reading and Leeds set

Matty Healy teases mind-blowing Reading and Leeds set

Matty Healy wants The 1975′s fans to feel like they are watching someone have their "teenage mind blown" when they headline Reading and Leeds. The 29-year-old frontman of the chart-topping indie band has teased what fans can expect when the ‘Somebody Else’ hitmakers head up the main stage at Reading on August 23 and Leeds on August 24. He explained that he wants their p... »

Matt Healy thinks next album will sound more British

Matt Healy thinks next album will sound more British

Matty Healy has revealed that being in England has influenced the 1975′s next album. The 29-year-old frontman says the indie band have started recording their upcoming album ‘Notes On A Conditional Form’ in London, and thinks it will be more British-sounding than their last project, ‘A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships’, which was partially recorded in Los Angel... »

Matty Healy wants to produce Harry Styles’ next album

Matty Healy wants to produce Harry Styles’ next album

Matty Healy wants to produce Harry Styles’ next solo album – but claims he’s "blocked" his number. The 1975 frontman took to Twitter on Thursday (03.01.19) to put it out in the world that he’d like to get into the studio with the One Direction star and his bandmate George Daniel to work on Harry’s follow-up to his 2017 debut self-titled album, but admitted i... »

Matty Healy says Kanye West’s social media rants are ‘deeply sad’

Matty Healy says Kanye West’s social media rants are ‘deeply sad’

Matty Healy suggested it is "deeply sad" to see Kanye West’s public rants on social media overshadow his music. The 1975 frontman has praised the influence the ‘Black Skinhead’ hitmaker has had on modern music – including his own band – but he had some strong words for the star after he took to Twitter to once again discuss his love for US president Donald T... »

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