As we talk, he rolls a blunt and sips from a bottle of Coke. As he continues to explain this latest controversy, he doubles down on his lyrical intent. Nor, he tells me, are interviews. I gave them a framework of understanding that they could hang their opinions off of.
Matty Healy ruffled his grown-out Mohawk and took a drag from a cigarette as he gazed through a window at the spring-green English countryside. Then it kind of faded into something … else. But familiar. Sex, Bono and depression: How Haim embraced chaos and made their most revealing album yet. What will concerts look like when California reopens? California is slowly reopening, providing hope that you might soon see your favorite artist in concert. But from an arena stage? A computer screen? A drive-in?
The are an English pop rock band formed in in Wilmslow , Cheshire. The band's origins trace to their attendance at high school and playing together as teenagers. The band opened for several major acts and released a series of extended plays Facedown , Sex , Music for Cars , IV throughout before releasing their self-titled debut album , which included the popular singles " Sex ", " Chocolate ", and " Robbers " and reached number one in the United Kingdom. Returning in , the band announced that the album had evolved into their third campaign cycle, consisting of their third and fourth studio albums. The first, A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships , was released to widespread critical acclaim,  and became their third No. The second, Notes on a Conditional Form , was released in May and became their fourth consecutive No. Matty Healy found Hann who "came up to [him] and said he wanted to play one of these shows. George Daniel was recruited as the new drummer to complete the final line-up. Healy recounts that the name was inspired by deranged and "mental" scribblings found on the backpage of the book On The Road by Jack Kerouac that were dated to "1 June, The ". This would become a prominent day of the band.
Even when confined to a Zoom window, Matty Healy can still put on a show. In order to emphasize his free-flowing thoughts, the voluble frontman takes a full-body approach. He acts out the last decade of his life, when his band of friends ascended from scrappy emo rockers to global superstars, by sticking his tongue out and bashing on an invisible guitar.