The Chainsmokers have let us in on the secrets to their hit song “Closer” — and a lot more.
Thanks to their new vlog “About A Week Ago…” fans are able to get inside the minds of Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart. It’s all about their music, their lifestyle, and what makes them The Chainsmokers.
In this new episode, Andrew spills his guts about the sentiments that made “Closer” a smash. From the melody down to the lyrics, he explains how the song came to be. As he tells the story, he plays out the chords that became one of the most recognizable songs of our time.
What’s funny is — he only played those particular notes together because he was working on a 25-key instrument. Some things are just meant to be.
The Chainsmokers’ rise to superstardom has been a blur, but the hard work and dedication they’ve put into the project is not up for discussion. Listen to how they stumbled upon “Closer” below.
“The Story Behind Closer” – About A Week Ago… Episode 3
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