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Posted on Aug 29, 2014 07:47 am
Frontman of the 1975, Matt Healy, has spoken out again about his 'self-loathing' and perception of himself - adding that he'll "always find ways of disliking himself."
Healy was speaking to Digital Spy at Reading Festival (via Gigwise) when asked about how much of his personality is on their self-titled debut album - a record largely occupied with sex, hedonism and addiction.
"I feel like that record's so neurotic and so self-deprecating and self-loathing, and there's a genuine distaste for my behaviour," he said. "To even talk about that let alone expose it is a bit of a weird idea, but that's what all the best music's like."
When asked if he really feels the level of "self-loathing" present on the record, Healy replied: "Of course I do. That never really goes away, because that's not something that's part of your projected self. That's not something that's part of the forefront of your consciousness, that's only something that comes retrospectively.
"It only comes with self-analysis and being that analytical and that neurotic, like I am. I don't think that'll ever leave me.
"I think I've bettered myself and I've amended situations, but I'm always going to find ways of disliking myself because that's just part of who I am."
The 1975 will be embarking on UK tour this Autumn, kicking off in September - with dates in Manchester, Glasgow, Wolverhampton and London.