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by Andrew Trendell | Photos by Video Still

Tags: The 1975

Watch: The 1975 premiere brand new video for 'Settle Down'

Matt Healy and co go back to black and white

 

Watch: The 1975 premiere brand new video for 'Settle Down'

Photo: Video Still

The 1975 have unveiled a brand new video for latest single 'Settle Down'. Watch the clip below. 

Taken from the Manchester band's self-titled No.1 debut album, the video sees the band returning to their grim and dark black and white aesthetic from their earlier videos - after abandoning it for the American movie vibe of 'Sex' and the colourful pop feel of 'Girls'.

The video for 'Settle Down' tells the story of a young boy, lost and troubled in a post-industrial rural village. Matt Healy's there, wandering out looking moody and observing proceedings before they take a peculiar twist before the end. 

Watch the video for 'Settle Down' below

The video is sure to please the hardcore fans, after many didn't take issue with the nudity or drug use shown in the 'Sex' video, but were disappointed the band had ditched the black and white aesthetic they have used since their early days.

"There's been a reaction to it. People have really kicked off about it. It's in colour for a start, and all of our fans are like 'oh, I preferred the old video', which is so predictable, it's sweet," frontman Matt Healy told Gigwise last year. "I think what that is, is kids reinstating how cool they are and showing people that they saw us first. I get that. That's totally cool."

The band's full 2014 dates are below. Tickets are on sale now. For more information, visit Gigwise Gig Tickets.

February
Fri 7th – Academy – Glasgow 
Sat 8th – Music Hall – Aberdeen
Mon 10th – O2 Academy – Newcastle
Tues 11th – O2 Academy – Sheffield
Wed 12th – O2 Academy – Birmingham
Thurs 13th – Great Hall – Cardiff 
Fri 14th – Academy – Bournemouth
Sat 15th – UEA – Norwich 
Mon 17th – Ulster Hall – Belfast
Tues 18th – Dolans Warehouse – Limerick City 
Wed 19th – The Pavilion – Cork 
Thurs 20th – Seapoint – Galway
Fri 21st – Olympia Theatre – Dublin 

April
Sun 6th – Royal Albert Hall - London

 Below: Exclusive and stunning photos of The 1975 live at Brixton Academy

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