The Birthday Party

The 1975 - The Birthday Party
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Based on 65 ratings
2020 Ratings: #120
Liked by 3 people
February 19, 2020 / Release Date
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One of my best friends passed away last Tuesday. He was the biggest 1975 fan I knew. He would've loved this song.

I love and miss you so much, Anas. More than you'll ever know.

All your friends in one place
Oh, we're a scene, whatever that means
I depend on my friends to stay clean
As sad as it seems
As sad as it seems

Rating: 100/100
Will delete my rating in time, as I dont like having single ratings on my profile but I honestly think this is 100. The review below is one of the video and song together.

The video begins with a computerized Matty going to a fictional detox clinic called "Mindshower" to "go offline." Ironically, the world he enters is inhabited by a cast of popular meme's pasted atop identical bodies. The concept seems to be about how we tend to use memes and social media to escape ... read more
I think I'm impressed? I'm so confused but The 1975 are able to make being confused enjoyable.

With each listen I love it even more.
Major Britpop vibes going on...getting a sort of Verve feeling and I love it.
Brilliant song. Touches on social anxiety, relationships, drug withdrawal, and more while still remaining cohesive. Instrumental and production is smooth, sweet, and the song is well structured as well. NOACF is shaping up to be a 9-10 for me
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Added on: February 19, 2020