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The 1975

Beginnings and signing to Dirty Hit

The 1975 are a four piece from Macclesfield. Initially formed at Wilmslow High School in 2002, the band has been playing with the same line up ever since day one. The 1975 consist of vocalist Matthew “Matty” Healy, Adam Hann (guitar), Ross MacDonald (bass), and George Daniel (drums).

Before eventually signing to Dirty Hit in 2012, the band operated under several names such as Me and You Versus Them, Forever Drawing Six,  Talkhouse, The Slowdown, Bigsleep, and Drive Like I Do. They eventually settled for The 1975, a name Healy derived from scribblings found on the backpage of a poetry book by Jack Kerouac.

New album Music For Cars out June 2018

Their third studio album Music For Cars is set for release on June 9th 2018 via Dirty Hit. The album shares the title with the EP of the same name that was released in 2012.  Check back for more information & the latest news on The 195’s new album regularly.

The 1975 discography

The band have released 2 studio albums and four EPs.



  • Facedown
  • Sex
  • Music For Cars
  • IV

Tours & tickets

The band frequently tour the UK & Europe and have also made their breakthrough in the US. Check back here regularly for updates on tour dates and tickets.

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