The 1975 launch of a new t-shirt with Music Declares Emergency
The 1975s have teamed up with climate change organization Music Declares Emergency for a new charity t-shirt – see the design below.
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The organization’s No Music On A Dead Planet campaign has previously been endorsed by Billie Eilish and Foals, while shirts have been designed by Thom Yorke, Joy Division artist Peter Saville and others.
The 1975s design, which comes in variations of black and white t-shirts as well as a white hoodie, is based on their rectangular logo, bearing the slogan “No Music On A Dead Planet” alongside the words: “The 1975 for MDE. ”
It comes after the band helped fans recycle their old t-shirts by screen-printing new 1975 logos on them at a pop-up shop at the Reading Festival in 2019.
Speaking of the collaboration, the group said: “In November, the fate of the planet will be decided at COP26, the United Nations Climate Change Conference. We are proud to support Music Declares Emergency and their #NOMUSICONADEADPLANET campaign as they fight to secure a greener future for all.
Discover the models below and order your t-shirt here.
This week, Brian Eno spoke about Coldplay and The 1975’s efforts to tackle climate change, while calling for “a revolution” in the approach of the wider music industry.
The famous musician/producer appeared as a guest on the second season of the Looks good to me podcast, hosted by journalist Greg Cochrane and Fay Milton, co-founder of Music Declares Emergency and drummer for Savages.
Talk to NME of the organization’s 2019 goals, Milton said, “There is so little time to make the changes we need to make and for people to wake up and realize there is no time. for everyone to change everything they do.
“To use Greta Thunberg’s analogy, the house is on fire, and whoever started the fire with his cigarette doesn’t have time to quit smoking before saying the house is on fire – that’s on fire now, and we need to fix this. Let’s change our lifestyles, fly less, use less plastic – but ultimately what is needed is a government response.