Lead vocalist and guitar player for the Manchester-based indie rock group The 1975.
He met fellow band members Ross MacDonald, Adam Hann, and George Daniel in high school. They began to play music together in 2004, beginning with punk-rock and pop covers before beginning to write their own music.
With The 1975, he released a self-titled debut album which peaked at #1 on the UK Albums Chart in September of 2013.
He was born in London but he moved to Manchester with his parents when he was 10 years old. He has a brother named Louis. He was in a longterm relationship with model Gemma Janes until they split in 2014.