Wank-Rockers on Right Side of History


British teeny-boppers and suckiest band ever The 1975 have shaken the world by declaring they will only play festivals with gender-balanced billing.

Lead singer and haircut Matt Healey made the announcement after the Guardian’s deputy music editor Laura Snapes tweeted that the band should add a condition to their rider that states they’ll ‘only play festivals that commit to X% (ideally 50%!) acts that include women and non-binary performers.’ In response, Matt ‘The White Jaden Smith’ Healey  Tweeted:

‘Take this as me signing this contract – I have agreed to some festivals already that may not adhere to this and I would never let fans down who already have tickets. But from now I will and believe this is how male artist can be true allies ❤️’

Snapes was elated, tweeting, ‘Fuck yes Matt! Brilliant! Very interested to know how you negotiate this with booking agents.’ Many privileged, narrow-minded white bastards are not sure how this will work out. What do you think?

In other The 1975 news, the band took out the Innovation Award at last night’s NME Awards 2020.

 

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