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Watch: The 1975 x Glastonbury 2016.

Watch: The 1975 x Glastonbury 2016.

The 1975’s Matty Healy made a heartfelt speech at Glastonbury 2016 during their set today, introducing their song 'Loving Someone' as a song about, "Compassion, and loving people, and I feel like as a young person I’ve got a responsibility to say something."

In full, Healy said: "This song is about compassion, and loving people, and I feel like as a young person I’ve got a responsibility to say something. What do I know, I don’t fucking know anything. I’m a popstar in a suit, but what I feel, and I know what a lot of people my age feel is that there’s this sentiment of anti-compassion that’s spread across an older generation and voted in a future that we don’t fucking want. And like I said, I know, I’m a popstar, what do I know, but it is appropriate for me to say that because I’m here, because we’re at Glastonbury, and Glastonbury stands for fucking everything that our generation fucking wants. Compassion, social responsibility, unity, community, everything like that. Fucking loving people. And I think that when you stand on a stage like this, in front of so many obviously beautiful, intelligent people, it’s difficult to say nothing. I love you, Glastonbury, thank you so much for coming to our set."

Watch the full speech below, as well as some songs from The 1975’s set...

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