No disappointments here. The Brit Awards nominated band has delivered pure gold for our ears once again. Released today on BBC’s Radio 1, the By Your Side cover has got me feelin’ some type of way.
The 1975 had big shoes to fill as Sade is considered one of the most influential British musicians. But as it seems, the boys can do no wrong—fans are already unleashing their love for the song all over Twitter.
Although the auto-tune was a bit surprising, by the end of the song I completely understood that the cover wouldn’t have been as wonderful without it. The details of each synth sound and sax interlude clearly makes this a cover by The 1975. While it might not seem as cohesive with their normal sound (if you can even say that they have a normal sound at all) it works so unbelievably well. Could this be a hint towards what their next album or EP will be like? Only time will tell, and in the meantime, you’ll find me listening to By Your Side on repeat for weeks. Cheers to the boys for another success.