The 1975 delivered the video for “People,” the first single from their forthcoming album, Notes on a Conditional Form, on Thursday (Aug. 22).
The song is uncharacteristically heavy rock, with thrashing guitars and lots of scream-singing. “Girls, food, gear/ I don’t like going outside so bring me everything here,” frontman Matthew Healy exclaims before diving into intense instrumentation and fuzzy ad libs.
The accompanying clip was created by Healy, Warren Fu and Ben Ditto and begins with a warning that it has been “identified by epilepsy action to potentially trigger seizures for people with photosensitive epilepsy.”
It shows the English band rocking out in a neon-yellow cube with flashing words and graphics. Healy goes full goth with long, black hair and a ghostly pale face, while the rest of the band wears matching yellow and black suits.
Notes on a Conditional Form is set for release on Feb. 21, 2020, via Dirty Hit/Interscope and follows their 2018 album, A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships. The band recently released the self-titled album opener, which features a speech from teen climate activist Greta Thunberg.
Check out the intense new video below.