The 1975's Matty Healy Reveals His Biggest Turn On

29 January 2016, 12:04 | Updated: 8 May 2017, 17:09

James Wilson-Taylor

By James Wilson-Taylor

He knows how to grab your attention doesn't he?

Everyone's favourite Mancunian purveyors of guitar-based pop The 1975 are on the cover of the NME this week, discussing the release of their lengthily-titled upcoming new album that all the cool kids are calling ILIWYSFYASBYSUOI because life's too short and we're not Pete Wentz.

Here's the cover featuring Matty's lazy Jesus impression and George's finest surprised face.

While chatting, Matty dropped in a few of his trademark entertaining and incisive monologues on modern celebrity, this time calling out the idea of "Squad Goals".

I see all these celebrities hanging out with one another and I'm very suspicious of whether they're actually friends or not. As soon as famous people of my generation get near each other - you know who I'm talking about, your Cara Delevingne and Kylie Jenner people - they're all a tight group and I don't really know what they represent. People just want to be in photos with people. 'Squad Goals'. The phrase makes me die.

Matty Healy

Fair enough.

Matt also goes on to chat about how music gets him going. You that way.

That's my love: music as a form. I'm not doing it because I wanna sh*g birds or be famous. I'm doing it because it really turns me on. When I have that moment on my own writing, when I get it, I equate it with a sexual desire. It's like a carnal thing within me. It's not about anybody else.

Matty Healy


Check out the full interview in this week's NME. Top tip - its best read while playing 100% tune "The Sound" at full volume and bopping around your room like a maniac.

Now everybody dance.