Healy identifies as a humanist and atheist. In his younger days, he was strongly opposed to all forms of religious faith, but he has since softened his views. The 1975's 2016 gospelly track "If I Believe You
," for instance, finds him questioning his anti-religious beliefs. Two years later, he said in a Genius verification video
for "Love It If We Made It
," "I want salvation just as much as the next person, I envy the faithful if there's anybody who's actually got some good evidence."