Jamie Oborne is at the Parklife Festival in Heaton Park, Manchester. On stage are The 1975, the band that he has steered, as both manager and record label boss, to their status as one of the UK’s biggest breakout successes of the decade, despite pretty much everyone telling him they were going nowhere.
In the crowd are 80,000 Mancunians losing their minds. And, side of stage, Oborne is enjoying a revelatory moment.
“On the first album, The 1975 became the ...
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