Parklife festival; Heaton Park, Manchester; Saturday, June 10. Matt Healy, frontman of hometown heroes The 1975, takes the mic as his band approach the end of their headline set, less than three weeks after the darkest day in the city’s history - the May 22 terrorist attack.
“I think we’ve all spent a lot of time mourning since what happened,” said Healy. “But this is a music festival and we’ve had our silence. We didn’t want to do a moment ...
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