Summertime is the time for pool parties, vacation, and head bobbing tunes. EDM DJ duo Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart, known as The Chainsmokers, took on the task of creating the perfect summer jam in their new song “Side Effects”. Released July 27th “Side Effects” brings on a different taste to the fans and audience of The Chainsmokers. Hit with a funky bass line, upbeat track, and the smashing vocals of Emily Warren this tune took a definite turn from their mellow style.
Like many other artists and bands The Chainsmokers look to their personal life and surrounding environments for inspiration. In particular the summertime vibe and mood is what moved the duo to produce this new hit. The lyrics are influenced by their “living in the moment” mentality and the growing popularity of this generations take on relationships. Aside from being the featured vocalist on “Side Effects” Emily Warren also took part in the lyric writing process and is a close friend to The Chainsmokers.
Since Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall were united in 2012 to form this EDM DJ duo they have released more than 25 songs and have had 13 songs on Billboard’s Hot 100. Five of their songs made the top ten and their hit single “Closer” came in at number 1 on the Hot 100. Another one of their hits “Don’t Let Me Down” paved the way for them to be awarded a Grammy for Best Dance Recording. To add to their abundant collection of awards The Chainsmokers also have several American Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, and iHeartRadio Music Awards.
There is a bright future ahead when you love what you do and this applies entirely to The Chainsmokers. Andrew and Alex both love all aspects of their career and enjoy the process from beginning to end when it comes to releasing a song. More music content is expected from this successful dance pop duo.