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The 1975 tease lyrics for new song 'Give Yourself A Try'?

The 1975 tease lyrics for new song 'Give Yourself A Try'?

In advance of The 1975 releasing their comeback single 'Give Yourself A Try' this week, the band have released what seems to be a lyric sheet for the new song, which also highlights the lines, "What would you say to your younger self?" and "The only apparatus required for happiness is your pain and fucking going outside."

Lyrics?

You learn a couple things when you get to my age
Like friends don't lie and it all tastes the same in the dark
When your vinyl and your coffee collection is a sign of the times
You're getting spirituality enlightened at 29
So just give yourself a try
Won't you give yourself a try?
I found a grey hair in one of my Zoots
Like context in a modern debate I just took it out
The only apparatus required for happiness is your pain and fucking going outside
And getting STD's at 27 really isn't the vibe
Jane took her own life at 16, she was a kid who had the box tattooed on her arm
And I was 25 and afraid to go outside
A millennial that baby-boomers like
Won't you give yourself a try?
Won't you give?
'And what would you say to your younger self?'
Growing a beard's quite hard and whiskey never starts to taste nice
And you'll make a lot of money, and it's funny
Cos you'll move somewhere sunny and get addicted to drugs
And spend obscene amounts on fucking seeds and beans online
So just give yourself a try?
Won't you give yourself a try?

If the line "friends don't lie" sounds familiar, you might be thinking of this tweet by the band's Matty Healy:

Eleven would also approve:

Matty has also confirmed a reference to Prince (sorry Harry Styles):

"The only apparatus required for happiness is your pain and fucking going outside" seems to correspond with this teaser poster:

Also this:

"Jane took her own life at 16, she was a kid who had the box tattooed on her arm / And I was 25 and afraid to go outside" may refer to this sad event from 2014:

Update: The above assumption is incorrect and seems to refer to a different fan:

And here's some thoughts about the song's upcoming music video:

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