The 1975 frontman Matty Healy has continued the unconventional custom of consensually kissing somebody on the lips throughout the band’s tune ‘Robbers’ – this time, turning his consideration to a safety guard.
The kiss passed off throughout the band’s look at NorthSide Competition in Denmark, the place fan footage captured Healy mouthing to the guard “Wanna kiss me?” The grinning safety guard accepted, elevating his arms in celebration as Healy continued singing the tune.
Matty Healy shared a kiss with the safety guard at The 1975 live performance tonight.
— Pop Base (@PopBase) June 3, 2023
The so-called ‘Robbers kiss’ has seemingly been part of the band’s units on and off from as early as 2014, when the tune itself was launched as a part of The 1975’s eponymous debut album.
Whereas it largely takes place throughout ‘Robbers’, it additionally passed off throughout ‘Loving Somebody’ at a efficiency in Dubai circa 2019. This explicit kiss was deemed controversial, provided that homosexuality is against the law within the United Arab Emirates. In later reflecting on the kiss, Healy confessed to feeling “fairly irresponsible” on the time.
The only was additionally the centre of a key fan interplay again in April, when Healy invited a fan on-stage to play guitar throughout the tune whereas performing in Bangkok, Thailand.
Away from the band’s in depth ‘At Their Very Greatest’ world tour, Healy just lately featured on a brand new single by The Japanese Home entitled ‘Sunshine Child’. He additionally formally left all types of social media in April, telling an viewers in Australia: “The period of me being a fucking arsehole is coming to an finish. I’ve had sufficient.”