Cut Yourself A Side Fringe Because The 1975 Is Making Emo Music Great Again With Their New Single ‘People’

It's about time.

It’s official: The 1975 is bringing emo music back with their 2020 album, Notes on a Conditional Form. How do we know? The band just dropped their first single, ‘People’ and boy does it say a lot.

All of us after listening to ‘People’ Credit: giphy

The release of this single is generating the same level of hype as what Ariana Grande’s reveal of her song ‘Break up with your girlfriend, I’m bored’ did for pop fans. Except for this time, it’s the Matt Healy stans that are losing their sh*t.

The band is obviously taking a turn with this album. This single reveals that The 1975 could be straying away from its pop vibes, soothing vocals and their typically romantic lyrics. Our guess? It’ll be worlds apart from their last album, A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships.

‘People’ serves up throwback emo vibes in its video clip and sound, but it’s also giving us reflective tones. The lyrics read as a sort of protest:

“Wake up! wake up! wake up! We Are All Appalling.”

Our fave phrase:

And we need to stop just watching shit in bed.”

Surely that one had us all feeling attacked.

The clip takes us back to emo and punk rock roots by employing a simple style that was used by Green Day, Fall Out Boy, and My Chemical Romance back in these genres’ hay day. It simply shows the band in a room doing their thing. 

Lead Matthew Healy, Warren Fu and Ben Ditto were behind the clip that features a cubed room where all four walls flash with internet images. We get the sense the team were mimicking the chaotic feel of the song. The clip even starts with the warning: “This video has been identified by epilepsy action to potentially trigger seizures for people with photosensitive epilepsy. Viewer discretion is advised.” It’s completely called-for. 

The official video clip

We’re left with the thought that this album may develop as one big commentary on the state of current affairs. Considering ‘People,’ inspires clenched fists and begs us to chant along we’re thinking an angrier album could actually be cathartic. 

Robert Pattinson Says He Smells Like A Crayon And I Need To Know Which Colour

Another wild yarn from R-Patz.

Robert Pattinson has gained quite a reputation for spinning wild yarns during interviews, but his most recent comments on his body odour have me truly shaken.

In a recent interview with Allure the star of the upcoming The Batman film said, “Lots of people tell me I smell like a crayon.”

The interviewer – understandably bewildered by this statement – then asked, “Like you’re made of wax?”

To which R-Patz responded, “Yes! Like I’m embalmed.”

I have so many questions. What colour crayon does Pattinson smell like? What brand? Is he using lots of crayons? And most importantly, who are these multiple people who are telling him he smells like crayon!? Is that an insult, or a compliment?

It’s not the first time Robert Pattinson’s scent has come up in conversation. Back in 2009, E! News reported that an unidentified source who worked “very closely” with the actor on New Moon said “he stinks.”

“I mean, it’s awful,” the source said. “He never showers, and it drives people on the set crazy.”

“He completely reeks,” an unidentified crew member added. Yikes.

It’s been over a decade since then, so we can only hope Robert Pattinson has swapped his lack of showering for an obsession with crayons. 

Speaking of celebrity scents, celebrity tattoo artist Lauren Winzer dishes on what Post Malone smells like on It’s Been A Big Day For…below:

During his interview with Allure, Pattinson was also asked about being recently named the “most handsome man” in the world according to science.

“It’s weird,” he said. “I never was really up for the good-looking-guy roles, because I’ve always been quite awkward when meeting people.”

“My Harry Potter role was a good-looking guy, and it was a shock that it was quite easy to get. And then in Twilight, [Edward is] beautiful, beautiful, beautiful. When I turned up for the auditions, I had done a job where I’d dyed my hair black, because I had an inch and a half of roots, and I had waxed my body. And then I had a few months where I’d been drinking beer all day, so I had this hairless, chubby body. I looked like a baby with a wig on.”

Hairless, chubby, waxed or smelling like a crayon – we’ll take Robert Pattinson any which way.

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