Lauv apologises to The 1975 over video similarities: “My heart dropped when I realised” - EpicNews

Lauv has apologised to The 1975‘s Matty Healy over criticism he obtained relating to similarities between his new video for ‘Tattoos Collectively’ and Healy and co’s ‘Sincerity Is Scary’ clip.

Followers have been fast to select up on the same ideas of the 2 movies upon the discharge of ‘Tattoos Collectively’ earlier this week.

Each clips see the singer dancing on the street, joined by dancers in a Broadway musical fashion, in entrance of comparable backdrops.


Taking to Twitter to publish a screenshot of a textual content dialog between himself and Healy, Lauv stated: “i wanna be one to come clean with shit, i’m sorry.”

The message reads: “hey man. i simply put out a video for my new track and noticed feedback about similarities to the sincerity is frightening video. i actually hadn’t seen the video until now, however after seeing it im utterly horrified and wished to achieve out and apologize instantly earlier than i stated something on-line.”

“as anyone who’s genuinely an enormous fan and who respects your artistry a lot, please consider me when i say this was an sincere mistake. you probably have any robust emotions about me saying one thing particular or something, i wish to do no matter i can to make this proper.

The screenshots present Healy’s response: “Ur mothers a hoe. OMG. Lol Bro sincere idgaf if anybody is providing you with shit simply publish this screenshot,” earlier than including: “Let’s all love making music.”

See the pair of movies under.


The dialogue comes hand in hand with one other declare round plagiarism regarding The 1975.

Yesterday (January 17), Maroon 5 posted a tweet accusing Healy and co for ripping off the artwork for Adam Levine’s band’s album ‘The Fourth World’ (after they glided by the title Kara’s Flowers) on ’75’s promotional paintings for Spotify for their new single, ‘Me & You Together Song’.