The Chainsmokers Are a Breath of Fresh Air

The Chainsmokers have been making waves in the music industry for the last few years and their style keeps evolving. One of their newest hits is “Sick Boy” which takes their style on a decidedly darker turn. The Chainsmokers lyrics are sharp and poignant while truly reflecting on today’s younger generations. Drew Taggart and Alex Pall are the DJing duo behind the Chain Smokers and they are changing the way some people think about EDM. In a time where EDM seems to focus on heavy bass drops instead of lyrics, the Chainsmokers are breaking the mold to create music that is not only catchy but thought-provoking at times.

Taggart and Pall know what they want to say and are not afraid to say it. The Chainsmokers’ honesty is one of the reasons why their fans are so deeply drawn to them. Their lyrics are relatable in a deeper way than most artists of today, something that inspires their fans to keep going because they feel like they are not alone. They are very active with their fans on social media and enjoy seeing how their music has spread across the world so quickly. Both Drew Taggart and Alex Pall can often be found engaging with their fans on Instagram and Twitter during their downtime from producing and performing their music.

Their single “Everybody Hates Me” that was only released earlier this year is already a hit among their fans even though an official video has not been released yet. One Chainsmokers fan even went as far to get some of the lyrics tattooed on their forearm, something that absolutely delighted Taggart and Pall. In March, not only did they release even more fantastic music, they also received 3 iHeartRadio awards. The Chainsmokers walked away with awards for Dance Artist of the Year, Dance Album of the Year, and Best Collaboration. On top of that, they headlined the Ultra Music Festival the same month. The Chainsmokers keep getting bigger and who knows where they will go next.

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