Everything starts with a selfie. A selfie that shows to the public who you truly are. A cry for desperate measures. What was thought to be nothing turned out to be everything. A jump start, an ignition to fame. Smoke that comes out in chains of triumphs.
The formation of the Chainsmokers got underway in the year of 2012. Originally made up of Pall and former DJ Rhett Bixler. Later substituted by Andrew Taggart who was currently then attending Syracuse University in New York. At that time Taggart was in Maine, soon after hearing from an associate of Adam Alpert, a DJing in New York City, he left to initiate the newly wed Chainsmokers.
Today, their music is well known throughout America. Such as “Roses” released in the June of 2015, “Don’t Let me Down” in February of 2016, and “Closer” featuring Halsey in July of 2016. “Roses” attained top 10 along with “Don’t Let Me Down” voiced by American singer Daya which became their top 5 on the US Billboard Hot 100. Never in their life were they this close to the glory of music as they went on to win the Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording at the 59th awards ceremony. Talking about close their song “Closer” became their number one single hit. Being Americans they have won two American Music Awards and five iHeartRadio Music Awards.
The Chainsmokers latest release, “Somebody,” is catchy, a play on high pitch music, and deeply felt to the heart. Leaving many people wondering how was this song made. Luckily after the release of “Somebody,” Pall and Taggart decided to show their fans with a quick clip of the making process. Later, telling that they will show a more in-depth video of what happens behind the scenes and the fantastic music produced.