The 1975 – Being Funny In A Foreign Language Lyrics & Tracklist

English 404 October 14, 2022

"Being Funny in a Foreign Language" is the highly anticipated fifth studio album by the renowned English band, The 1975. Released on October 14, 2022, under Dirty Hit, the album showcases the band's musical growth and artistic maturity. Most of the recording took place at the prestigious Real World Studios in Wiltshire, resulting in a polished and sonically rich sound.

The album's lead single, "Part of the Band," was unveiled on July 7, 2022, setting the stage for what was to come. It was soon followed by the infectious tracks "Happiness," "I'm in Love with You," and "All I Need to Hear," each displaying the band's versatility and ability to craft catchy melodies. Critics have hailed the album as some of The 1975's finest work, praising their innovation and thoughtful lyrics.

"Being Funny in a Foreign Language" made an immediate impact on the charts, debuting at the number one spot on the UK Albums Chart. The success continued internationally, with the album reaching the pinnacle of the charts in Scotland, Ireland, and Australia. In the United States, it secured a spot within the top 7 of the Billboard 200. Furthermore, the album achieved top 10 rankings in New Zealand, Japan, Canada, and the Netherlands. Recognizing its excellence, the album earned a nomination for Album of the Year at the prestigious 2023 Brit Awards.

The road to this release wasn't without its challenges. Many of The 1975's scheduled shows for 2020 were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Regrettably, these performances were later canceled on January 12, 2021. During this period, lead singer Matty Healy teased future music under the band's previous name, "Drive Like I Do," and hinted at their fifth studio album. However, there were no concrete details regarding the album's completion.

On February 14, 2022, the band heightened anticipation by deactivating their main social media accounts, teasing fans with the promise of new material. The album's title and track listing were exclusively revealed to select fans through intriguing postcards, adding an element of excitement and exclusivity to the release.

"Being Funny in a Foreign Language" solidifies The 1975's position as a boundary-pushing band that continues to captivate audiences with their innovative sound and thought-provoking lyrics. With its critical acclaim, chart-topping success, and recognition at the Brit Awards, this album stands as a testament to The 1975's enduring artistry and their ability to transcend boundaries with their music. Below you can find a to z all track details, with lyrics and videos.

Being Funny In A Foreign Language album Cover

Being Funny In A Foreign Language album cover

Cast & Crew

  • Artist/Band
  • Release Date
  • October 14, 2022
  • Producer(s)
  • BJ Burton, George Daniel, Jack Antonoff, Matthew Healy & Tommy King
  • Writer(s)
  • Benjamin Francis Leftwich, DJ Sabrina The Teenage DJ, George Daniel, Ilsey, Jacob Bugden, Jamie Squire, Jimmy Hogarth, Matthew Healy & Rob Milton (UK)