Hot on the heels of their announcement that A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships [pre-order available now] will hit retailers November 30, The 1975 share a fourth preview of the upcoming album. “Sincerity Is Scary” follows in its three predecessors form of turning the mirror around on today’s digital-dependent society, with a jazzy twist!
An unassuming drumbeat keeps pace while a brass section shines and airy synths flutter about, forging a soundscape befitting Matt Healy’s sonic takes on reconciling our outward facing personas with our true selves in the age of social media consumption.
Their previous foray into the post-jazz sphere “If I Believe You” immediately comes to mind, but that’s not meant as a criticism. The Manchester lads have built on that foundation to create a sound unique to the A Brief Inquiry… era here.
Stream below, grab a copy courtesy of Dirty Hit, and spread that social love?