The Chainsmokers and the Success of “Memories … Do Not Open”

The Chainsmokers is having one of their most successful years ever in 2018, and the are currently listed in Forbes’ the world’s highest-paid DJs at No. 2.

Created by two guys who really loved EDM/electronic music and were already playing and composing now and then, Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall became friends and started writing songs together before their explosion in the pop media.

Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall are behind some of the most successful hits of the genre, mainly “Something Just Like This,” composed in collaboration with the band Coldplay in 2017, “Closer,” released in 2016 with Halsey’s participation in the song, and, later that year, their hit “All We Know” with Phoebe Ryan.

The Chainsmokers have continued to release single tracks and albums throughout their years composing and touring around the world, and their most recent album titled “Memories … Do Not Open,” is one of the band’s most successful albums to this date and has a platinum status in the billboards and the pop media.

Memories … Do Not Open is increasing the duo’s success in the media even more than before. Their influence in the electronic music genre is enormous, and they continue to collaborate with other extremely famous artists and bands. The Chainsmokers’ new Debut Album was the third-longest-running No. 1 in the billboards of the Dance and Electronic Music Charts and continued to stay in the list for months.

Memories … Do Not Open was released more than a year ago but has continued being one of the most popular albums of the pop culture. The Chainsmokers continues to receive high amounts of profit and feedback from fans, and many tracks of their album remain among some of the most listened songs of the duo and the genre.

The Chainsmokers began when Alex Pall met Andrew Taggart. Alex Pall had already worked as a DJ here and there, but had another stable job that wasn’t related to the music industry. Taggart was a University student who had already composed tracks as an amateur DJ and had a bit of popularity. When the two started producing together, they created the successful Chainsmokers.

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Alex Pall’s Artistic Music Career

Alex Pall is a DJ that has accomplished a significant amount of success alongside his peer Andrew Taggart. Pall and Taggart are both members of Chainsmokers. Chainsmokers has been known by the distinctive beats that Pall and Taggart put on tracks. They are also well-known for being very transparent in their songs. They have released a single that is different from what people have seen from them in the past. Most people know them as DJs. Very few people would have expected them to release a single that includes Taggart singing.

 

Pall and Taggart have a lot in common and have been able to say together because they are alike in ways. When they met Alex Pall was in Chainsmokers, but needed a new peer because the old one had left the group/ When he met Taggart they connect easily. They did not start off as two separate people seeking a career they worked together as a team to make sure that they accomplished what they set out to achieve.

 

Alex Pall has been able to establish a solid career because he along with his partner did not go into business trying to be like anyone that they had seen. They wanted the music that they made to be authentic and a pure expression of themselves. Pall and Taggart’s music is relatable because they talk about their life in sings. They put their heart and their life into what they are producing. They have acknowledged that the reason they have been able to do something different and maintain an audience is that they write their music. No one is more aware of your feelings than you are. They stick to that belief in music because they know better than anyone else what is going on in their lives. The messages that they display in songs only gives listeners a glimpse into their realities.

Alex Pall is dedicated to creating pure art. He desires to create pure art has led to Chainsmokers being a duo like no other. What he believed would only be a hobby for him is now a career.

 

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The Chainsmokers and their Latest Single

Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart are a popular duo known by the name of The Chainsmokers. They are a DJ and production duo performing and producing electronic dance music, or EDM for short.

Over the last few years, the music duo has seen a rise in popularity and fame, winning a number of music awards and have had several singles ranking near the top of many music chart lists is several countries. The Chainsmokers saw the start of their rise in popularity in 2014 after the release of their breakthrough song #Selfie.

After that, The Chainsmokers took off and now have a following of loyal listeners and are among the most widely preferred EDM bands in the United Kingdom. Recently, The Chainsmokers released their new track called Sick Boy. The song had its debut in the first half of January at the start of this year. So far, their new song has been climbing the charts.

The song is a different addition to their portfolio. It is dance-rock, and it has slightly darker lyrics than most of their previous pieces. Many fans of the EDM duo are wondering what this new direction means for The Chainsmokers and their music and if it is going to be their new genre.

As with all of the other songs that The Chainsmokers has produced, Sick Boy is also written from the heart. Chainsmoker Alex Pall shed some light on it and explained that the song is a representation of living in the spotlight of fame and fandoms but still owning the situation and your life. Fame comes in a packaged deal with very little next to no privacy, and many celebrities are used to complain about it yet still look for the spotlight relentlessly.

Alex Pall explains that his and Drew Taggart see the spotlight as a prison that they want to be in and see their work as their religion. That explanation is also reflected in their music. Both feel deeply about the topic and wanted to share it with their fans as they like to be very personal in their music which bridges the gap.

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