The 1975 frontman Matt Healy has created a ‘Bedroom Mix’ for your BBC, featuring Nina Simone, D’Angelo, The Brian Jonestown Massacre and Hall & Oates.
Healy tweeted along for the mix on his Twitter account, calling Hall & Oates track ‘She’s Gone’ “the ultimate break-up song” and Nina Simone’s ‘Don’t Smoke In Bed’ simply “the truth”.
The 35-minute mix includes a lot of older tracks, which fits along with Healy’s comment that he’s “sick to death” on the lack of good pop music, made when they talk to Annie Mac noisy . October. The bedtime theme also connects together with the band’s sophomore album, entitled ‘I Like It When You Sleep For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It’
Healy said the group “want being ambassadors just for this generation”, adding: “There’s lots lacking in pop music today. It’s this kind of amazing lexicon and vocabulary of sounds… plus there is just not enough good bands, man, and I’m tired of it. I’m just sick to death from it. ”
Speaking on image, and the group’s recent aesthetic changes, Healy added: “We just wanted to get like all bands we have loved before, in places you reinvent yourselves but help it become feel like an organic and natural evolution.”
The 1975 released their latest single ‘Love Me’ noisy . October (listen here), and can follow it with this second album, due out in February 2016.