The Chainsmokers are a successful DJ duo that just recently dropped a single called “Sick Boy” that reclaimed their position on top of the billboard charts. Alex Pall and Drew Taggart discuss their musical success and everything that comes along with it in a recent interview with Forbes. In 2015 they released a song called “Roses” which gave them one of their first chart topping hits, which was ultimately predated by 2014s “Selfie”. In 2016 they released Collage, followed by a Memories…Do Not Open, a full studio album released in April 2017. (Read more about Chainsmokers on Beatport: The Chainsmokers)
The Chainsmokers discuss the field of EDM music, recent Grammy wins, and the political and social climate leading up to their single “Sick Boy”. Their strong collaboration with their record label has given them a platform to market and push their sound into the mainstream and other media outlets. The Chainsmokers are poised for another breakout year, but, not without the usual challenges.
The Chainsmokers have worked tirelessly to promote and collaborate with other artists and label, giving them a competitive edge in the marketplace. Artists like Def Jam, Halsey, Daya, Charlee, Logic, or XYLO, have all worked with the Chainsmokers on different songs and projects.
Following “Sick Boy”, the Chainsmokers have plans to release additional content and continue touring. From their humble beginnings to headlining multiple venues such as the VMAs and going on the Memories Do Not Open Tour, which was an international tour that spanned three continents.
The Chainsmokers attempt to encapsulate themes such as the obsession with social media, creative blocks, tours, musical influences, and the various pressures of performing on the road. They look to continue their upward trend in popularity and sales in 2018 and beyond. Judging from their
290 million views on YouTube, this success doesn’t seem out of reach. Find Related Information Here.