Lust on the run...
'Robbers (Explicit)' screenshot

Virtually unknown a year ago, The 1975 are now one of the biggest groups in the land.

With their debut album smashing into the Top Ten, the band are just about ready to rock out in arena venues. Before then, though, The 1975 are ready to unveil new single 'Robbers'.

Due for release on May 26th, it was recorded in Liverpool’s Motor Museum and was produced by drummer George Daniel, frontman Matthew Healy and producer Mike Crossey (Arctic Monkeys, Foals).

Matthew Healy explains the origins of this ode to lust on the run. "I got really obsessed with the idea behind Patricia Arquette’s character in True Romance when I was about eighteen.

That craving for the bad boy in that film it’s so sexualised. It was something I was obsessed with. 'Robbers' is about a heist that goes wrong – I suppose you can read it as a metaphor – and a girl who’s obsessed with her professional killer boyfriend. It’s a romantic ideal."

Watch the video now.

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'Robbers' is due to be released on May 26th.

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