Manchester art-pop quartet The 1975 have announced they will release their new single ‘Settle Down’ on February 24th, through Dirty Hit/Polydor.
Following their huge breakthrough success last year with a string of hits – ‘Chocolate’ , ‘The City’, ‘Sex’ and ‘Girls’ – and a number one debut album, the band are set to continue their ascendancy throughout 2014.
Having sold out every UK gig put on sale to date, The 1975 kick off the year with three shows at Manchester Academy and three shows at Brixton Academy in early January. They follow this with dates in Australia and Japan before returning to the UK for another run of sold out gigs in February. Their show at the Royal Albert Hall on April 6th sold out in a matter of days.
The 1975’s eponymous album, which was released in September to much critical acclaim and has already topped sales of over 170,000, was recorded in Liverpool’s Motor Museum, and produced by drummer George Daniel, frontman Matthew Healy and producer Mike Crossey (Arctic Monkeys, Foals). A collection of memories, overheard conversations, and snapshots in time, The 1975 is a love letter to youth, played out in bold and brash Technicolor.
Feb 17th – Ulster Hall, Belfast
Feb 18th – Dolans, Limerick
Feb 19th – Savoy, Cork
Feb 20th – Seapoint Ballroom, Galway
Feb 21st – Olympia Theatre, Dublin