The 1975's Matt Healy has carried out a revealing interview with The Guardian ahead of the band's forthcoming album and tour, during which he criticised the likes of Justin Bieber for "talking about nothingness."
After revealing new single 'Love Me' last month, the band recently announced that their second album will be called I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It, and will be released in February.
Lead singer Matt Healy spoke to The Guardian ahead of the album's release, and discussed, in his usual candid manner, his views on modern music. "That new Justin Bieber song – ‘What do you mean? When you nod your head yes but you wanna say no’ – can we stop talking about girls who don’t know what they want?" he said.
"Can we stop talking about nothingness? No one’s asking you to inspire a revolution, but inspire something."
He also insisted, "I have 450,000 young women [followers on Twitter] and I genuinely believe the empowerment of young women is the most important thing in the world and will lead to the destruction of injustice. So what do I do with that? I try to guide them."
The 1975's remaining tour dates are as follows. For tickets and more information, visit here.
Nov 17 - Corn Exchange, Edinburgh
Nov 18 - Bridlington Spa Centre, Bridlington
Nov 19 - Corn Exchange, Cambridge
Nov 20 - Pavilion, Plymouth
Nov 21 - Guildhall, Southampton
Nov 23 - Southend Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-On-Sea
Nov 24 - Eventim Apollo, London
Nov 26 - Brighton Centre, Brighton
Nov 27 - Oasis Leisure Centre, Swindon
Nov 28 - Manchester Academy, Manchester
And the huge shows next year...
Monday 7 – London – O2 Brixton Academy
Tuesday 8 – London – O2 Brixton Academy
Wednesday 9 – London – O2 Brixton Academy
Sunday 13 – Manchester – O2 Apollo
Monday 14 – Manchester – O2 Apollo
Tuesday 15 – Manchester – O2 Apollo
Friday 18 – Glasgow – O2 Academy
Saturday 19 – Glasgow – O2 Academy
Tuesday 22 – Birmingham – Barclaycard Arena