Notes On A Conditional Form From The 1975 Is Here!

Notes On A Conditional Form From The 1975 Is Here!

Finally, Notes On A Conditional Form by The 1975 has arrived! It’s the fourth studio album release for the Manchester-based band, featuring a full 22-song tracklist and 0 skips. It’s also the final installment in their ‘Music For Cars’ series – but that’s alright, we’re not leaving the house anyway.

If you’re not already obsessed, we’ve attached the link for your convenience:

There were literally 8 singles from NOACF!

The band pre-released a smattering of singles over the past few months, and they’re quite an eclectic bunch. These are the amazing tracks that they pre-released:

‘The 1975’ – Otherwise known as the title of the 1st track on every album of theirs, on which fans identified 17-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg as the featured spoken word artist – an inspirational political figure for lead singer Matty Healy.

The 1975 via YouTube

‘People’ – A brash punk-rock song that may or may not have startled you!

The 1975 via YouTube

‘Frail State of Mind’ – In many ways, sounds like a cool, shifting shadow to their song ‘TOOTIMETOOTIMETOOTIME’ from their last album, A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships.

The 1975 via YouTube

‘The Birthday Party’ – They made waves with the digital explosion of a music video for the otherwise serene, banjo-threaded track.

The 1975 via YouTube

‘Jesus Christ 2005 God Bless America’ – So sweet, so slow, so simple (feat. Phoebe Bridges). We’re all sitting on the bedroom floor for this one.

The 1975 via YouTube

‘Me & You Together Song’ – An early-00’s pop-rock sound that somehow sounds like what clouds in the springtime afternoon look like! 

The 1975 via YouTube

‘If You’re Too Shy (Let Me Know)’ – Talk about classic The 1975 sound, it’s a bop that knows it’s a bop.

The 1975 via YouTube

‘Guys’This one came out just before the album dropped, so no shame if you missed it. As the final track on the album, it’s fully an ode to the kinship between the ‘guys’ in the band – and just maybe, the fans, too!

The 1975 via YouTube

… And now onto our favourite album moments (so far)!

  • All of ‘Don’t Worry’. Goodness, it’s so delicate and sparkly.
  • Also ‘Nothing Revealed/Everything Denied’! It opens like ‘Don’t Worry,’ but it also has really catchy talk-singing and a strong choir…!
  • How ‘Then Because She Goes’ absolutely roars into our speakers.
  • The worry-ridden harmonies in ‘Playing On My Mind’.
  • When ‘Roadkill’ gets us two-steppin’ and hawk-throwin’.
  • The way ‘Tonight (I Wish I Was Your Boy)’ is a sad… jam?!

What’s your favorite song on NOACF? Are you more into the interludes? We have to know – come over and geek out with us! Sound off in the comments below, or by tweeting us @TheHoneyPop!

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[…] The 1975 recently released album Notes On A Conditional Form. While it was everything we could’ve hoped for, they couldn’t stop there. To accompany this killer album, the band presented the world with an online exhibition. The 1975 and director Ben Ditfo commissioned 14 unique artists to make artwork that responds to each of NOACF tracks. Releasing complete creative control to the artist, it brings forth each song’s original theme. All while also delivering a completely new take on them. […]

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