British band The 1975's frontman had an unforgettable childhood visit to Singapore

British band The 1975 will be back here in 2019 to perform at The Star Theatre on Sept 16, their third concert here.
British band The 1975 will be back here in 2019 to perform at The Star Theatre on Sept 16, their third concert here.PHOTO: UNIVERSAL MUSIC SINGAPORE

SINGAPORE - The frontman of British band The 1975, Matthew 'Matty' Healy, has never forgotten about his childhood trip to Singapore.

"I got kidnapped when I was in Singapore when I was three years old. Not kidnapped, somebody picked me up, thinking I was their kid and took me to another store down the road," recalls the 29-year-old, whose parents are British television actors Denise Welch and Tim Healy.

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