The Chainsmokers With Their Video “Side Effects”

An overworked employee of a hotel dances through an unexpected work shift in the video entitled “Side Effects” by the Chainsmokers featuring Emily Warren. The clip, which was directed by Matthew Dillon Cohen, stars Riverdale‘s Camila Carraro Mendes (Brazilian American actress) as a hotel employee. At the beginning of the video, her boss calls her to inform her that she will be working throughout the weekend. However, instead of hunkering down, the character of Mendes rips off her uniform, then starts to shimmy through the hotel to the bubbly dance-pop by Chainsmokers.

“Side Effects” song marks the fifth song of this year by The Chainsmokers following “Everybody Hates Me,” “You Owe Me,” “Sick Boy,” and “Somebody,” which features Drew Love. The Chainsmokers are working on their next album entitled Sick Boy; it’ll follow their breakout debut entitled Memories… Do Not Open, which was released in April 2017. The duo has a handful of United States concerts scheduled in Aug, Sep, and Oct. Their next gig will take place in Aug 26 at Las Vegas, Nevada-based XS Nightclub.

About The Chainsmokers

They are a DJ and production duo from the United States, consisting of Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall. The electronic dance music-pop duo achieved their breakthrough with their song “#Selfie” which was released in 2014 and was a top-20 in several nations. Bouquet, which is their debut EP, was released in Oct 2015, and it featured the song “Roses”, which managed to reach the top ten on the United States Billboard Hot 100. Also, “Don’t Let Me Down” was their first top five single there, and it won the Grammy Award in the category of Best Dance Recording: this was at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards.

“Closer” was the duo’s first single to become number one on the chart. Additionally, they have won eight iHeartRadio Music Awards, seven Billboard Music Awards, and two American Music Awards. In November 2016, Collage (the duo’s second EP) was released. Taggart described The Chainsmokers’ music as shading the lines between hip-hop, dance music, pop music, and indie. The duo has cited deadmau5, Linkin Park, and Pharrell Williams as musical influences.

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Alex Pall Discusses His Career with the Chainsmokers

Nobody is quite sure how the Chainsmokers managed to go from obscurity to widespread fame in such a short period of time but they have nevertheless become a staple of pop culture. Now that they’ve permeated the cultural zeitgeist, Alex Pall sat down to discuss the origins of the DJ and production duo and where they plan to go in the future of their career. Mathias Rosenzweig recently asked him how the Chainsmokers came to be and how they’ve handled their fame and fortune over the years. The two first met in the big apple when Taggart was attending the local university and Pall was taking various DJ gigs throughout the city. It was Pall’s manager who first introduced them and, from there on in, they started working together on a daily basis.

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Within a few years, they had released their first hit single, Selfie. One hit single led to another and, before either of them knew what was happening, they had achieved widespread success. What’s unique about them is the fact that Alex Pall actually sings on their own songs but he insists it’s necessary to capture the essence of the mood within the track. He then went on to discuss their collaborations. He was particularly happy collaborating with Halsey, stating she’s a unique artist with a strong sense of individuality. She’s the type of artists with whom they would prefer to work with on future tracks and albums.

He then went on to discuss their audience. While their demographic used to be relegated to college students, it has since widened to include people of all ages and they don’t take a single bit of their fame for granted. As for their live shows, they’re constantly changing and evolving alongside the music industry. He’s also particularly proud of the fact that, unlike some singers, they actually do sing live during their concerts. And, rather than taking a hiatus, they fully intend to continue making music for as long as possible as they realize it wouldn’t be the same otherwise. So we wish them the best of luck in their future.

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