The 1975 have dropped a massive new single, ‘Happiness’, and announced their first post-pandemic tour dates.
The second track to arrive from new album ‘Being Funny In A Foreign Language’, ‘Happiness’ is equal parts classic The 1975 megabop and the more textured, mature sound that dominated their two previous albums, ‘A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships’ and ‘Notes on a Conditional Form’. Premiered on Zane Lowe’s Apple 1 show earlier today, you can check out our first impressions here.
With fifth album ‘Being Funny In A Foreign Language’ due to land on 14th October, the band have announced a new run of live dates, hitting North America this November and December.
With shows included 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 general sale from Friday 12th August.
Before that, they’ll be making 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 new live dates read:
3 Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun Arena
4 Boston, MA – MGM Music Hall at Fenway
7 New York, NY – Madison Square Garden
9 Camden, NJ – Freedom Mortgage Pavilion
10 Washington, DC – The Anthem
12 Atlanta, GA – State Farm Arena
13 Nashville, TN – Nashville Municipal Auditorium
15 Grand Prairie, TX – Texas Trust CU Theatre
16 Houston, TX – 713 Music Hall
17 Austin, TX – Moody Center
20 Mexico City, MX – Corona Capital Festival
23 Phoenix, AZ – Arizona Financial Theatre
25 Las Vegas, NV – The Theater at Virgin Hotels
26 San Diego, CA – Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre
28 Los Angeles, CA – Kia Forum
29 San Francisco, CA – Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
1 Portland, OR – Moda Center
2 Seattle, WA – WAMU Theater
8 Independence, MO – Cable Dahmer Arena
10 Milwaukee, WI – The Eagles Ballroom
12 Toronto, ON – Scotiabank Arena
16 Newport, KY – PromoWest Pavilion at OVATION
17 Pittsburgh, PA – UPMC Events Center