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Dear friends of the 1975,

 I/We/The are currently in production of our second full length record. It’s creation signifies the end of the most inspiring and challenging time that we’ve ever shared as friends and as artists. We simply couldn’t of imagined connecting with as many people as we have since the release of our debut in 2013. We have toured the world playing over 25,000 shows in 400 different countries (that’s a slight exaggeration but it was alot) and we have had the privilege of encountering the countless faces that make up our incredibly loyal and ebulliently peculiar fanbase. It is that loyalty that inspired me to write this letter, scrappy as it may be. This is the beginning of a new chapter for The 1975. Our new record signifies the starts of a new world for us, a more colourful world a less colourful world. We want to play shows we want a real shared experience we want to play HUGE shows that we never thought were possible we want to play sets at festivals that people talk about for ages cos it was fun and it was music and the weather was perfect and we want to be honest otherwise what’s the fucking point? so the best way to start is the way we did before- in venues we have loved and places that feel intimate enough to do a proper new show. With people who really want to be there. Or need to be there in some extreme cases. We have decided to start touring again this year, November 2015. Due to the size of the venues that we feel are appropriate for this particular tour and taking into consideration the humbling dedication that I have felt from a lot of our fans I predict that only the most dedicated will end up with tickets. This can only be remedied by our reciprocated dedication to playing more and more shows. 

 I’ll see you soon with more music and drama and you’ve know the title all along.

 love,

 Matty & The 1975

y'know, fuck the people who left. fuck anyone who came into my life and walked out on me. fuck you for not believing in me. but also thank you. thank you for reminding me that I don’t need anyone. thank you for giving me the opportunity to practice picking myself up after you let me down. thank you for leaving room for someone better to take your place.
this isn’t about talking shit, this isn’t about getting even or getting revenge. this is about officially giving you your eviction notice. get your shit and stay gone. once you leave, you don’t get to come back.
so, fuck you but thank you. all of you. it was nice knowin’ ya