Matty and co confront their critics
Andrew Trendell

09:40 26th February 2016

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Whether you love or hate The 1975, you'll probably enjoy their new video of 'The Sound' - in which they face their critics head-on by having common insults of them appear on screen. 

The video, taken from their second album I Like It When You Sleep For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It, sees the band in their new pink aesthetic, performing in a modern art space - when critics come to pass their judgement. 

Among the critiques are 'Do people still really make music like this?', 'Terrible high-pitched vocals', Punch-your-TV obnoxious', Unconvincing emo lyrics', 'They're essentially making robotic Huey Lewis tunes', 'This band thinks it has a charismatic singer...' and 'I heard 'Chocolate' Once And Hated It'. 

Just as we wrote in our review of their amazing new album (out today), 'here are a band fully-aware of the criticisms levelled against them'.

We're sure that Reverend & The Makers will enjoy the new video - after frontman Jon McClure got involved in an epic and vicious Twitter row with frontman Matt Healy

The 1975, who release their difficult (to pronounce) second album I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It today, are also hitting the road next week. Their full list of upcoming tour dates are as follows. For tickets and more information, visit here

The 1975 will play:
Fri March 04 2016 - LONDON O2 Academy Brixton
Sat March 05 2016 - LONDON O2 Academy Brixton
Mon March 07 2016 - LONDON O2 Academy Brixton
Tue March 08 2016 - LONDON O2 Academy Brixton
Wed March 09 2016 - LONDON O2 Academy Brixton
Sat March 12 2016 - MANCHESTER O2 Apollo
Sun March 13 2016 - MANCHESTER O2 Apollo
Mon March 14 2016 - MANCHESTER O2 Apollo
Tue March 15 2016 - MANCHESTER O2 Apollo
Thu March 17 2016 - GLASGOW O2 Academy Glasgow
Fri March 18 2016 - GLASGOW O2 Academy Glasgow
Sat March 19 2016 - GLASGOW O2 Academy Glasgow
Sun March 20 2016 - GLASGOW O2 Academy Glasgow
Tue March 22 2016 - BIRMINGHAM Barclaycard Arena
Thu March 24 2016 - DUBLIN 3Arena

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