THE 1975 announce 'Music For Cars' EP and UK Tour

THE 1975

Announce ‘Music For Cars’ EP & UK Tour

“Born-ready anthems” Pitchfork

“A Manchester band with a beautiful, sensitive swagger” Huw Stephens

Hotly-tipped The 1975 are set to release the final installment of their EP trilogy. Music For Cars will be released through Dirty Hit on Monday 4th March and follows in the footsteps of their two acclaimed EPs Facedown and Sex.

The five-track EP swoons with the band’s signature hybrid sound of alternative rock, pop and R&B. Proving that this Mancunian four-piece is ever bold in pushing past sonic boundaries and are so much more than the sum of their parts. Opener Anobrain and tracks HNSCC and Heads. Cars. Bending bask in explosive murmurs of atmospheric sonic delights, while closer Me takes heart-breaking modern soul to new depths. But it’s for lead single track Chocolate to encompass The 1975’s pop swagger and vigour with its syncopated, propulsive beats and day-dreaming guitar riffs. A future alternative anthem in the making.

Currently holed up in a studio working on new material, The 1975’s debut album will be co-produced by the band and the award-winning Mike Crossey (Arctic Monkeys, Foals). With this trilogy of EPs already under their belts, the full-length promises to be an affair of enormous proportions.

The 1975 has also announced 24 dates following a sold out tour last year. They will play the below dates ahead of their appearance at this year’s SXSW.

Tour Dates

Tue 22nd Jan                  Newcastle                     Think Tank Hoults (14+)
Wed 23rd Jan                 York                             Fibbers (14+)
Thu 24th Jan                   Leeds                           Cockpit 2 (14+)
Fri 25th Jan                   Newcastle-U-Lyme        Full Moon (16+)
Sat 26th Jan                   Edinburgh                    Electric Circus (16+)
Sun 27th Jan                  Glasgow                       King Tuts (14+)
Mon 28th Jan                 Sheffield                      Soyo (18+)
Wed 30th Jan                 Bristol                          Exchange (14+)
Thu 31st Jan                   Guildford                     Boileroom (16+)
Fri 1st Feb                     Aldershot                     West End Centre (U14 Accomp)
Sat 2nd Feb                    Birmingham                 HMV Temple Room (14+)
Mon 4th Feb                   Cambridge                   Portland Arms (U18 Accomp)
Tue 5th Feb                    Exeter                          Cavern
Wed 6th Feb                  Chelmsford                  Hooga (18+)
Thu 7th Feb                    Kingston                      New Slang
Fri 8th Feb                     Brighton                       Green Door Store
Sat 9th Feb                    Southampton               Lennons (18+)
Mon 11th Feb                 Liverpool                     Shipping Forecast (18+)
Tue 12th Feb                  Middlesbrough             Mixtape @ Keys (18+)
Wed 13th Feb                 Nottingham                  Bodega (14+ U18 Accomp)
Thu 14th Feb                  Chester                        The Compass (18+)
Fri 15th Feb                    Preston                        53 Degrees (16+)
Sat 16th Feb                  Manchester                  Deaf Institute 10pm curfew (16+)
Mon 18th Feb                 London                        Borderline (14+)