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The 1975 Release New Song- A Stunning Cover of “By Your Side”

  • 6:51 pm Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 by Kyle Taylor
the 1975 announce new album 'Music For Cars' on Beats 1 Radio

The 1975 released a new track, a delicate cover of Sade’s “By Your Side”, benefiting the British charity organization, War Child. War Child is an organization that offers aid and protection to children affected by war. They premiered the song on MistaJam’s BBC Radio 1 show. The slow tempo, R&B undertones, warped auto tune over Healey’s vocals, and silky synthesizers make it sound more like a Bon Iver track, further showcasing the British alt band’s ranging talent. Front man Matty Healey explains the decision to cover the track as such:

“When I was listening to it, I was listening [More]