The 1975 recently released a new single, “Part of the Band,” the first track from their upcoming fifth studio album, Being Funny in a Foreign Language, due out on October 14 via Dirty Hit.
Jack Antonoff, Matty Healy and George Daniel co-produced “Part Of The Band,” which features some vocals from Japanese Breakfast‘s Michelle Zauner.
“Part Of The Band” arrived with a black and white music video by Samuel Bradley, who also shot the album art and the band’s new promo photos.
The song opens with frontman Healy reminiscing on former love affairs. “And I fell in love with a boy, it was kinda lame,” he croons. “I was Rimbaud and he was Paul Verlaine in my, my, my imagination / So many cringes and heroin binges, I was coming off the hinges.”
Along with the premiere of the track and video, the band shared the album’s full track list. The group recorded the album at Real World Studios in Wiltshire, United Kingdom, and Electric Lady Studios in New York.
Being Funny in a Foreign Language tracklist:
1. “The 1975″2. “Happiness”3. “Looking for Somebody (To Love)”4. “Part of the Band”5. “Oh Caroline”6. “I’m in Love With You”7. “All I Need to Hear”8. “Wintering”9. “Human Too”10. “About You”11. “When We Are Together”
(Photo: Samuel Bradley)
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