Listening to UK pop-rockers the 1975 can feel a lot like gorging on the Internet. Formed in 2002, the band samples from pop’s broad spectrum, incorporating Afrobeat, shoegaze, ambient, and gospel—sometimes all in a single song, like they’re concocting a suicide soda using every flavor in a Coke Freestyle machine. Meanwhile, front man Matt Healy […]
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