They're just girls breaking hearts
Eyes bright, uptight, just girls

from The 1975 – Girls Lyrics on Rap Genius


Charmingly regional corruption of ‘girls’ to ‘gehws’.

Like the Futureheads and Arctic Monkeys before them, and the Streets too in garage (Mike Skinner being a noted idol of Matty Healy’s), the ‘75 make no bones of their thick accents.

“Just girls” condescends their age, rather than saying “just women”, but the next words “breaking hearts” show a little more maturity than given credit for

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