Alex Pall: The Rise of the Chainsmokers

As a young boy, he had somewhat of a career as a DJ in New York City. Alex Pall knew that it would be more than just a side job for it was something that was very close to his heart. As a Dj, he had so much fun such that it made him too afraid to pursue being a DJ as a career. One day while visiting an art gallery, he became painfully aware of how much dance music had dominated his life.

At that moment, he decided to try it out seriously. His current manager, who was also his manager when he was a Dj, set him up with Andrew Taggart, together making the music group the Chainsmokers. With Alex Pall quitting his job and Andrew moving from Maine into New York City, their music career began.

Knowing his strengths, Alex Pall decided to talk with his new partner first. Believing that he knew his strengths too, they discussed their interests in music past and present. Knowing his new partner was just as important as working together for Alex. They knew they had to learn so much more yet treating the opportunity like a job was not their intention. They strived to go the extra mile to become better. Working together daily, they slowly but surely worked on their persona as a band.

Even with their massive success, music is not just the source of their livelihood; it was much more than that. People worldwide identify with their music profoundly. This, in turn, creates a consistent opportunity for the Chainsmokers to self-reflect and grow artists.

The Chainsmokers sing their songs as opposed to other electronic music artists in the industry. Alex believes this is because third parties such as songwriters are outsourced. Even though they seek the help of songwriters, they work together to have a more personal song. The songs created are indeed about their experiences. With singles such as Roses, Closer, and Don’t let me down, the band confesses that they primarily make music for themselves. That people delight in it profoundly is thrilling for them.

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The Chainsmokers’ Memories…Do Not Open

The Chainsmokers are currently working on other new things including their several singles that were released recently. With all these going on, the duo’s launch album Memories…Do Not Open keeps on going strong months later after it was released. The album’s title is making rounds in the music industry. The title is still at the top of the chart for the longest time ever. Memories…Do Not Open is presently on No.1 Billboards’ Electronic /Top Dance Albums chart which is one of the most famous records that falls under electronic and dance labels. The album does not look like it will stop being played any time soon and even if it does, it will still come back after a short while.

The Memories… Do Not Open is currently on the same category with Demon Days which belongs to the Gorillaz. Demon Days which was released 13 years ago is still at the top of the chart at the moment. The two albums have reached 34 turns higher that any release can achieve. However, the Demon Days does not look like it will keep being at the top of the chart in the future. On the other hand, the story of the Memories…Do Not Open will keep on staying at the top of the chart for a longer time. This shows that the Chainsmokers are likely to own the third place on the charts soon on their own.

Memories…Do Not Open was released last April and it was debuted at No.1 on Electronic/Top Dance album listing as well as on the all-genre, more inclusive Billboard 200. During this time, the duo had a never-ending sweet line of smash hits. The duo’s hits were ever running on Top 40 radio, and people kept requesting for more. Although the title stayed for a short time in Billboard 200, it has dominated the top five on the electronic/Top Dance albums since it was released. The Chainsmokers have been ruling in the past year more than anybody else. However, they had to step aside because of other incoming titles that were well performing when the duo arrived.

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