The 1975 Announce 'At Their Very Best' Australian Tour

6 October 2022 | 8:50 am | Brenton Harris

The highly anticipated 'At Their Very Best' tour will see The 1975 grace stages in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. It will be their first time playing to Aussie audiences in three years.

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Acclaimed English pop-rockers The 1975 have announced a headlining tour of Australia The highly anticipated  At Their Very Best tour will see the band grace stages in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.  It will be their first time playing to Aussie audiences in three years. 

The 1975 will arrive in Australia with a host of new tracks to perform from their forthcoming album, Being Funny In A Foreign Language, which is due for release on 14 October. The band have recently released four singles from the album including All I Need To Hear, I’m In Love With You, Happiness and Part Of The Band, their acclaimed comeback single which Pitchfork praised as “the kind of grand, playful pop song that only this band could pull off”

Being Funny In A Foreign Language will be The 1975’s fifth studio album and is said to be their most intimate yet. While the band’s past few records were brimming with massive production—programming and synths— Being Funny In A Foreign Language is rooted in performance.

The 1975’s previous record, 2020’s Notes On A Conditional Form became their fourth consecutive #1 album in the UK, landing at #1 in Australia too. 2020 also saw them named NME’s ‘Band of the Decade’, following being crowned as ‘Best Group’ at the BRIT Awards in both 2017 & 2019. Their third studio album, A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships, also won ‘Mastercard British Album of the Year’ at the 2019 ceremony.

Formed in Manchester in 2002, The 1975 have established themselves as one of the defining bands of their generation with their distinctive aesthetic, ardent fanbase and unique sonic approach.

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The 1975 made their long-awaited live comeback in August as they headlined Japan’s biggest rock festival Summer Sonic 2022 in Tokyo and Osaka before returning to the UK for two triumphant headline slots at the iconic Reading & Leeds Festival. The 2023 Australian dates are part of the global At Their Very Best tour which includes huge shows in North America, UK, Ireland and Japan.

Tickets are on sale for the Australian dates at 11 am, local time, Friday 14 October. Two pre-sales are being offered with an American Express pre-sale running from 9 am local time, Wednesday 12 October and a Secret Sounds Pre-Sale running from 9 am local time, Thursday 13 October.

The 1975 At Their Very Best Australian Tour 

Saturday 8 April 2023 – Red Hill Auditorium, Perth

Monday 10 April 2023 – Aec Theatre, Adelaide

Wednesday 12 April 2023 – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne

Friday 14 April 2023 – Aware Super Theatre, Sydney

Saturday 15 April 2023 – Riverstage, Brisbane