THE 1975 set tongues wagging when they hinted they could headline Glastonbury 2020.
Matt, Adam, Ross and George will be performing at Reading and Leeds festival August 2019 but have their eyes set on the UK's biggest festival too. Here's everything you need to know about the Brit Awards winners.
Will The 1975 headline Glastonbury 2020?
The 1975's Matt Healy has hinted the band could headline Glastonbury festival in 2020.
In an interview with Matt Wilkinson on Beat 1, the musician said the group was "ready" to headline the UK's biggest festival.
“I’ll be at Glastonbury . Whether we headline it or not, who knows? If I ever am headlining Glastonbury, then everyone’s going to have to be on guard for a year, so that I don’t completely lose my mind," he said.
“I think that we are [ready]. Glastonbury, give us a year. Reading and Leeds, I’ll do it tomorrow. It will definitely be a very humble show. All of this ego and confidence here will probably be gone and I’ll be more like, ‘Honestly guys, thank you so much for coming'.”
In response to Healy's comment, Glastonbury boss Emily Evais told Matt: “Oh really? That’s good. Interesting. They’re great. Obviously we’d love to have The 1975.”
She added: “Thanks for that. Thanks for letting me know that he said that.”
What's the name of their latest album?
The Manchester-native band teased the release of their fourth record before even finishing their third.
However, the album, titled ‘Notes On A Conditional Form', has yet to hit stores and online streaming services.
The groups manager, Jamie Oborne, previously tweeted the album would be releasing new music in June 2019.
In a recent interview with Dirty Hit, he said the new record would will hit before the band's appearance at Reading and Leeds festival.
Their last album, a Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships, was released in October, 2018.
The 1975's first album The 1975 peaked at No1 in the UK charts, as did their second, I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful yet So Unaware of It.
Who is in The 1975 and who is singer Matt Healy?
Matt Healy, the son of Tim Healy and Denise Welch, is the lead singer and guitarist.
Adam Hann is the lead guitarist, with Ross MacDonald on bass and drummer George Daniel.
They all met at high school in Wilmslow, Cheshire.
When is The 1975 going on tour?
The band are performing across the UK and Ireland August 2019, with shows in Reading and Leeds festival (August 23 and August 24, 2019), as well as Summer Sessions in Glasgow (August 25, 2019).
Matt, Adam, George and Ross statred gigging across Europe on July 4, 2019 and will perform in places such as Spain, Hungary and Italy.
Their European tour will end on August 30, before the Asian leg of their tour kicks off on September 6, 2018.
The final leg of their world tour will be in Australia and New Zealand, which will begin on September 18, 2019.
Exact dates and locations of the tours can been found here.
Did The 1975 perform at the Brits 2019?
The beloved band was nominated for two awards at the Brit Awards 2019 and took home both gongs.
First they received the trophy for Best British Group, before picking up the Mastercard British Album of The Year for their EP, The 1975 A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships.
On the night, they belted out their hits on stage after previously confirming they would be one of the performers on The Graham Norton Show on January 18, 2o19.
At the time, they said: "We're humbled to be nominated for two BRIT Awards and are excited to be coming back to the O2 to perform on the night. It will be a brilliant show!".
Jason Iley, Chairman of the BRITs, also made a statement about the news, saying: “Following their critically acclaimed, third consecutive number one album last year, I am pleased to welcome The 1975 back to the BRITs stage.
"After a fantastic year for the band, it’s great to see them join an already incredible lineup, for what is sure to be an amazing night.”
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