THE 1975 release ‘Happiness’ - from their highly anticipated forthcoming new album ‘Being Funny In A Foreign Language’

The 1975
Photo credit: Samuel Bradley

The 1975 today release ‘Happiness’ - the second single from their highly anticipated forthcoming new album ‘Being Funny In A Foreign Language’.

‘Happiness’ follows remarkable comeback single ‘Part Of The Band’, which Pitchfork lauded as “the kind of grand, playful pop song that only this band could pull off” and found NME praising the “fearlessness that sees The 1975 unafraid to rip up their own rule book”.

Both tracks will feature on ‘Being Funny In A Foreign Language’, the band’s fifth studio album, released Friday 14th October via Dirty Hit.

You can watch the video, directed by Samuel Bradley, BELOW:

In support of ‘Being Funny In A Foreign Language’, the band have also announced details of their forthcoming North American tour; The 1975 ‘At Their Very Best’ North America 2022.

The newly announced tour dates will see the band play across North America throughout November and December, including shows at New York’s legendary Madison Square Garden and The Kia Forum in Los Angeles. Tickets are available via fan presale from Monday 8th August, with tickets available for general sale on Friday 12th August. You can find more information HERE.

Formed in Manchester in 2002, The 1975 have established themselves as one of the defining bands of their generation with their distinctive aesthetic, ardent fanbase and unique sonic approach.

The band’s previous album, 2020’s ‘Notes On A Conditional Form’, became their fourth consecutive No. 1 album in the UK, landing at No. 1 in Australia too. The band were named NME’s ‘Band of the Decade’ in 2020 after being crowned ‘Best Group’ at the BRIT Awards in both 2017 & 2019. Their third studio album, ‘A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships’, also won ‘Mastercard British Album of the Year’ at the 2019 ceremony.

The 1975 will make their live comeback as the headliners of Japan’s biggest rock festival Summer Sonic 2022, taking place in Tokyo and Osaka on 20th & 21st August.

The 1975 ‘At Their Very Best’ North America 2022 Tour Dates:

Thu 11/3/22 - Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun Arena

Fri 11/4/22 - Boston, MA - MGM Music Hall at Fenway

Mon 11/7/22 - New York, NY - Madison Square Garden

Wed 11/9/22 - Camden, NJ - Freedom Mortgage Pavilion

Thu 11/10/22 - Washington, DC - The Anthem

Sat 11/12/22 - Atlanta, GA - State Farm Arena

Sun 11/13/22 - Nashville, TN - Nashville Municipal Auditorium

Tue 11/15/22 - Grand Prairie, TX - Texas Trust CU Theatre

Wed 11/16/22 - Houston, TX - 713 Music Hall

Thu 11/17/22 - Austin, TX - Moody Center

Sun 11/20/22 - Mexico City, MX - Corona Capital Festival

Wed 11/23/22 - Phoenix, AZ - Arizona Financial Theatre

Fri 11/25/22 - Las Vegas, NV - The Theater at Virgin Hotels

Sat 11/26/22 - San Diego, CA - Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre

Mon 11/28/22 - Los Angeles, CA - Kia Forum

Tue 11/29/22 - San Francisco, CA - Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

Thu 12/1/22 - Portland, OR - Moda Center

Fri 12/2/22 - Seattle, WA - WAMU Theater

Thu 12/8/22 - Independence, MO - Cable Dahmer Arena

Sat 12/10/22 - Milwaukee, WI - The Eagles Ballroom

Mon 12/12/22 - Toronto, ON - Scotiabank Arena

Fri 12/16/22 - Newport, KY - PromoWest Pavilion at OVATION

Sat 12/17/22 - Pittsburgh, PA - UPMC Events Center

Being Funny In A Foreign Language

‘Being Funny In A Foreign Language’ Tracklist:

1. The 1975

2. Happiness

3. Looking For Somebody (To Love)

4. Part Of The Band

5. Oh Caroline

6. I’m In Love With You

7. All I Need To Hear

8. Wintering

9. Human Too

10. About You

11. When We Are Together

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