Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart, the musical duo of The Chainsmokers are well-known for some of their hits like “Young and Free,” Don’t Let Me Down,” and “Roses,” just to name a few. They sing about what they know and about their life experiences rather than trying to produce hits, and it has proven to be effective. they have a huge following, and the ages of their fan base vary widely for adolescents to the age of their parents.
When they decide to leave behind the kind of lives that they could have lived but really weren’t passionate about, they found their true happiness through their music. They are able to be themselves and to express how they really feel through their lyrics while creating hits that others can enjoy.
Their music is very relatable and popular because people can listen to the lyrics of their songs and be like, hey, I’ve been through that or I can totally relate.
Pall and Taggart have pretty similar background, love music, and both are passionate DJs. Music is a big part of their lives, and they like to collaborate while they create new music. The duo recently created “Closer,” a hit song, with Halsey which they found to be a fun experience.
Pall and Taggart love to tour together because they get to meet some really amazing artists and it is a memorable experience. The two are always working on reveling a little more about themselves through their music all while still keeping it fresh.
Social media has played a big part in their success, and they use it to keep in touch with their fans as well as to promote their music. Once Taggart and Pall decided to just sing about what they know and feel, they were able to let loose really and shine through what they thought their fans wanted and they were able to produce music that was real. They stepped outside the restrictive lines of dance music and could combine many music styles such as hip-hop, poop, and indie to create an entirely new and catchy sound.