While currently paying more attention to expand live show operations, keeping up the professional Social Media posts, and evolving their style into more “creative” songs, The Chainsmokers have been basking in the glory of their carefully curated labor and connections with outstanding female artists that pack a punch.
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It all started once upon a time when Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall were chilling and Andrew just hit the gym while taking in the whole “Young and Free” playlist on Spotify. Andrew ended up completely let down by the list because none of the songs really stood out and were just kind of playing it safe, so this gave him pause to think about they could take advantage of this lag in the market.
In an effort to this end, Andrew and Alex Pall eventually, like most artists, drew from the inspiration of life experiences that they had accumulated. Andrew himself hails from a very small city on the outskirts of Maine: always trying to keep up with the rich girls.
Eventually, the result was the hit smash single “Closer”, which as everyone knows is about getting back together with an ex and the intricacies of such a delicate point in a relationship.
For as we have come to learn, both Alex Pall and Andrew were EDM DJ’s were electronica heads well before the scene came to be so popular. Alex was merely DJing to make some money on the side, but when he partnered up with Andrew then things started to manifest on a grandiose scale.
Alex and Andrew became such good friends that they actually achieved a level of popularity that allowed them to collaborate with seriously talented female artists like Halsey, ROZEZ, and Daya. It’s hits like “Closer”, “Don’t Let Me Down” (1.1 Billion YouTube views and counting), “Roses”, and “#Selfie” which not only show the vast range of talent and BPM’s that this pair can produce very well, but also the longevity that they so clearly own too.