Alex Pall of The Chainsmokers Answers Your Questions

Alex Pall was ready to answer any and all questions about him, The Chainsmokers, and their new track Closer. He reveals that he met Andrew Taggart through their current manager. He had already been working with the manager to help boost his DJing hobby in New York City. The manager introduced the two because he thought that they would work well together, and they both had the same kind of goals. After meeting, the two immediately started working.

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Taggart moved from Maine to the city, and Alex Pall quit his job. They committed to spending all day grinding out music, and working together. This was four years ago, and now they are famous, award winning musicians. Right from when they started working together, they knew it would work out. They both had similar taste and brought different things to the table. Once they talked about their ambitions, and realized they both had the drive to achieve, and both really badly wanted to make it work, they knew that they were going to work great together.


They got together every day from 9AM to 7PM and just made music together, while also working on creating a great artistic identity to play off of. The most unique part of their sound though, comes with their newest track. For being a DJ duo in the electronic genre, it is unusual to hear the actual artist singing on their track, and yet that is exactly what Taggart did on Closer.


Pall also spoke about the audience they play towards and the people that connect with their music. Thanks to the internet age, and apps like Instagram, it’s very clear what kind of people love The Chainsmokers’ music. Their music is generally listened to by 16 to 25 year olds, but it does transcend ages, countries, genders, and cultures. There are people in the Philippines listening to them, and six year olds singing their music. For Pall, it is really just exciting to find that so many other people enjoy the music, and find an emotional connection to it, because that’s why they create it.

What the famed Chainsmokers band has been up to ever since its inception

The Chainsmokers is an American-based duo dealing in music production. It is composed of Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart. The duo was formed in 2012 in New York City and has produced several songs and videos over the years. Most of the videos produced have numerous views, creating popularity for the two. Chainsmoker’s second single topped the Billboards New Dance 100 list recently accompanied by one billion live streams. This is just one of the many hits dropped by them.

‘Sick boy’ is another epic video produced by Chainsmokers. This song intoxicates and captures attention of fans by the live instrumentation and the vocals. It is incomparable with the previous ones. The video has so far gained popularity and the views now stand at 136 million.

‘You Owe Me’ is another song dropped by Chainsmokers in February, 2018. This single has attained the fourth position on the Billboard Bubbling under Hot 100 singles chart. In just a span of one month, 34 million views of the video have been recorded due to the unique nature of the video ending.

Although the ‘Closer’ song was produced in 2016, the lyric video was recently uploaded and it has around two billion views. It is quite unbelievable that the recently produced audio of the song ‘Everybody Hates Me’ already has nine million views in just one month! The ability to cheer up the fans has made Chainsmokers popular and admirable in their profession. ‘Don’t Let me Down’ is another song that hit very many views after the Ultra Music Festival held in Miami. A fan actually tattooed himself parts of the lyrics of the latest song.

More about Chainsmokers

The two are just more than DJs. They work really hard and always aim for a better outcome than the previous one. The Chainsmokers won the Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording. They also won the American Music Awards and five iHeartRadio Music Awards. Currently, the duo is working on a song titled ‘Somebody’ which will be dropped soon. Just like the previous hits, the upcoming one is expected to be a hype with millions of billions of live streams.