Back before they were the pop kings known as The 1975, Matty, George, Ross and Adam were known as Drive Like I Do, and it looks like they might be planning a return.
There’s been rumours swirling around for ages, and earlier this week, drivelikeido.com ignited and sent ‘75 stans (and us at DIY HQ) into a frenzy, only fuelled more by the fact the band have been selling DLID merch at their recent shows and the site’s sort code seems to be a reference to lyrics from classic DLID banger ‘Shootout At The University Fair’.
It then took a bit of a turn when a comic sans “kind of yeah” appeared, which internet sleuths have linked to Matty’s Reddit AMA when he replied to the question of if their upcoming record ‘Notes On A Conditional Form’ would be an emo record with “Kind of yeah.”
And now the plot thickens even more, with a new update showing what looks like a track list with some old school DLID tracks included.
Currently it reads:
Answers on a Postcard
If croissants are bourgeoise I don’t want to be a proletariat
Our Story on Cassette
A Place I Can’t Imagine
BUT replying to The 1975 Source on Instagram with a super not vague and annoying “Nope”, Matty’s shut down the idea that it’s a track list. WTF it is instead, we have no idea.
Any ideas as to what the hell is happening, please give us a shout. Until then, we’ll just be falling deeper and deeper into the 1975 Subreddit rabbit hole…
Matty's confirmed via a comment on Insta that the website is fake (*sobs*) writing, "I didn't make that website although I am slightly annoyed the domain name is now gone lol. I dunno who made it probs the same person who made up them quotes about coffee etc".
We still have hope of a DLID return regardless...
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Lifted from their brand new album ‘Notes On A Conditional Form’.
It comes ahead of the release of ‘Notes On A Conditional Form’.
Among all the killer, there’s also a lot of filler.
The latest taste of ‘Notes On A Conditional Form’ is here.