The 1975’s Matty Healy Played Bass for Green Day When He Was Only 13-Years-Old

by Jeremy Spirogis
Matthew (Matty) Healy of The 1975 performs at The O2 Arena

Fans of The 1975 are nearer than ever to the newest album of the Music for Cars period. Before he was in The 1975, nonetheless, Matty Healy was on the barricade of some rock live shows, even getting the prospect to play bass guitar for Green Day at one in all their reside performances. Here’s what the singer-songwriter needed to say concerning the reminiscence.

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Matty Healy is likely one of the performers within the group The 1975

The album could have been pushed again a couple of instances, however, fortunately, followers are only some days away from The 1975 upcoming launch, Notes On A Conditional Form. This would be the second album of the Music For Cars period, that includes songs like “Me & You Together Song” and “If You’re Too Shy (Let Me Know).”

The group’s tour, which was initially slated for spring-summer 2020, has since been canceled because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and followers look ahead to extra data concerning reside performances and much more music. 

In the meantime, frontman Matty Healy and the remainder of The 1975 is spending time with followers on social media, internet hosting “listening parties” of already launched albums on Fridays. Matty Healy even collaborated on a YouTube video with GQ, going “undercover” to learn what listeners are saying about his band and their music.

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Matty Healy went undercover for a GQ video 

Although everyone seems to be caught at dwelling, the members of The 1975 are making the very best of the state of affairs. Along with the discharge of songs like “If You’re Too Shy (Let Me Know)” and “Guys,” Matty Healy went “undercover” for a GQ-published YouTube video.

In the video, he clarified a couple of issues for the web customers of the world. Yes, he really performed drums earlier than he was the singer for The 1975. No, he is not going to evaluate his band to The Beatles. Yes, it’s really true that one time he performed bass participant alongside Green Day — he was solely 13-years-old.

Matthew (Matty) Healy of The 1975 performs at The O2 Arena
Matthew (Matty) Healy of The 1975 performs at The O2 Arena | Lorne Thomson/Redferns

The 1975 frontman really performed with Green Day earlier than he was well-known

Music has been a celebration of Matty Healy’s life earlier than he was even a member of The 1975. He would typically attend live shows as a young person, together with one for Green Day when he was 13-years-old. Because he was so near the entrance, he was chosen to return on stage and carry out with the group. However, this wouldn’t be the primary time Matty Healy stunned followers with the story. 

“I played with Green Day once. So, I was like 13 and they did that thing where they get kids up on stage. And I was at the front and then I got up and played bass with them,” Matty Healy stated throughout an interview with Apple Music. “I told them the whole story and they weren’t remotely interested. So yeah.”

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