Recently made number 1 in the Album charts knocking indie legends Babyshambles and rockers Nine Inch Nails out the park, the 1975 are taking the stand as the new boys in town. Helming from Wilmslow in Cheshire but now rightfully based in Manchester, the band comprises of front man Matthew Healy, Adam Hann on guitar, drummer George Daniel and Ross MacDonald on the bass.
Sorry it has been a while I have kind of been busy travelling around Australia and New Zealand, so to make up for it here are some of the tunes that have accompanied me on the way…
I’m sure you’re all familiar with the current number one in the UK charts. Gotye has made it to the top spot with a song based on Baa Baa Black Sheep, it’s still catchy even if it is a nursery rhyme. Some of the Mum’s out there even thought it featured Sting.
This TotW is a brilliant cover of this number one. Walk Off The Earth are a Canadian band who are quickly becoming YouTube sensations due to their cover versions of this track, The Beatles and even LMFAO. Their hook is their performance. Somebody That I Used to Know features the five band members playing the entire track on just one guitar. Yes, five people one guitar. Continue reading