The 1975 Tackle Anxiety In New Track 'Frail State Of Mind'

By Katrina Nattress

October 24, 2019

As we get closer to the release date of The 1975's fourth album Notes on a Conditional Form, the band is gifting us with another taste of what to expect from the upcoming project.

On Thursday (October 24), they released "Frail State of Mind," a song about anxiety that frontman Matty Healy explains "goes from a real sadness to a real euphoria."

“We were always reaching for the stars creatively. So there’s that but it was almost like we kind of just closed the door on the world a little bit and just went into this record," he explained in a recent interview. "So I think there was like a fragility to us because maybe we were a little bit frightened or something. And I think that, well I mean the song’s called ‘Frail State of Mind,’ it’s about anxiety. But I think there’s like a real, it’s quite somber. It’s kind of in the middle. Like it kind of blends between euphoria and-UK Garage and yeah, it goes from a real sadness to a real euphoria.”

The song follows the in-your-face lead single "People" and opening track, which features teenage activist Greta Thunberg. Notes on a Conditional Form is slated for a February 21, 2020 release. Listen to "Frail State of Mind" below.

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