The 1975 are coming to Australia in 2023

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The 1975 are coming to Australia in 2023

Acclaimed English rockers The 1975 will be touring Australia throughout April 2023, including shows in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.

Formed in Manchester in 2002, The 1975 have established themselves as one of the defining bands of their generation with their distinctive aesthetic, ardent fanbase and unique sonic approach.

They will arrive in Australia with a host of new tracks to perform from their forthcoming album, Being Funny In A Foreign Language, which is due for release on 14 October. The band have recently released four singles from the album including ‘All I Need To Hear’‘I’m In Love With You’, ‘Happiness’ and ‘Part Of The Band’, their acclaimed comeback single which Pitchfork praised as “the kind of grand, playful pop song that only this band could pull off”.

The 1975 2023 Australian tour dates

  • Saturday 8 April 2023 – Red Hill Auditorium, Perth
  • Monday 10 April 2023 – AEC Theatre, Adelaide
  • Wednesday 12 April 2023 – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne
  • Friday 14 April 2023 – Aware Super Theatre, Sydney
  • Saturday 15 April 2023 – Riverstage, Brisbane

Check out regional Victoria’s most comprehensive gig guide here.

Being Funny In A Foreign Language will be The 1975’s fifth studio album and is perhaps their most intimate yet. While the band’s past few records were brimming with massive production—programming and synths— Being Funny In A Foreign Language is rooted in performance.

The 1975’s previous record, 2020’s Notes On A Conditional Form became their fourth consecutive #1 album in the UK, landing at #1 in Australia too. 2020 also saw them named NME’s ‘Band of the Decade’, following being crowned as ‘Best Group’ at the BRIT Awards in both 2017 & 2019. Their third studio album, A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships, also won ‘Mastercard British Album of the Year’ at the 2019 ceremony.

The 1975 made their long awaited live comeback in August as they headlined Japan’s biggest rock festival Summer Sonic 2022 in Tokyo and Osaka before returning to the UK for two triumphant headline slots at the iconic Reading & Leeds Festival. The 2023 Australian dates are part the band’s ‘At Their Very Best’ tour which includes huge shows in North America, UK, Ireland and Japan. A number of international dates are already sold out, including New York’s legendary Madison Square Garden, so Australian fans are encouraged to jump on tickets quickly when they go one sale from 11am local Friday 14 October.

Secret Sounds Pre-Sale from 9am local Thursday 13 October. Tickets on sale to the general public from 11am local Friday 14 October.