The 1975 have released the second single from their upcoming LP Being Funny in a Foreign Language and announced a North American tour (dubbed the At Their Very Best Tour). The new track is called “Happiness.” Check out the band’s Samuel Bradley–directed video below.
In an interview with Zane Lowe on Apple Music 1, the 1975’s Matty Healy discussed his band’s new single:
In addition, Healy discussed working with Jack Antonoff on Being Funny in a Foreign Language:
Being Funny in a Foreign Language is out October 14 via Dirty Hit. The album title was first teased in postcards to fans back in June. The 1975 recorded the new record at Real World Studios in Wiltshire, England, as well as Electric Lady Studios in New York.
The new LP follows the band’s 2020 full-length Notes on a Conditional Form, and includes lead single “Part of the Band,” which arrived last month with a video directed by Samuel Bradley. The song features vocals from Japanese Breakfast’s Michelle Zauner on the chorus.
Revisit Pitchfork’s interview, “The 1975’s Matty Healy on 9 Things That Inspired New Album Notes on a Conditional Form.”
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