The 1975 unveiled their newest song “The Sound,” a prelude to the group’s upcoming album I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It slated to release Feb. 26.
“The Sound” offers an upbeat, pop-filled tune, which carries some minor resemblances to tracks on their previous self-entitled album, such as “Girls.”
Previously, the group released two singles that will be found on their sophomore album, “Love Me” and “Ugh!”
Fans have speculated that the band will be moving towards more of a pop sound, following frontman Matt Healy’s comments on Annie Mac’s Radio 1 show. Healy stated, “There’s a lot lacking in pop music these days.” Perhaps a pop-infused sound will be prominent in the band’s new tracks?
Healy went on to further say after announcing their 2016 tour, “Our new record signifies the start of a new world for us.”
The 1975 quickly blew up following the release of their freshman album. Their new album has the potential to make or break their career, but judging by their die-hard fan base, I would anticipate them to become bigger than ever.