The Chainsmokers release new single ‘Paris’!

Kicking off 2017 with a bang, the three-time multi-platinum and Grammy®-nominated artist/producer duo The Chainsmokers (comprised of Alex Pall and Drew Taggart) have revealed their brand new single “Paris” today – watch the brand new lyric video above!
The beachy visual was directed by Rory Kramer and features Instagram model Alexis Ren. “Paris” is the official follow up to their latest smash hit “Closer,” which dominated 2016 as one of the biggest singles of the year. “Paris” marks another offering from the duo that features vocals from Drew himself.

The Chainsmokers proved themselves to be the breakout story of 2016 with over 5 Billion global streams and three multiplatinum singles. Tracks “Closer” and “Don’t Let Me Down” both achieved platinum status in the UK with “Closer” topping the charts here for four weeks. The song’s official lyric video also reached a staggering 1 Billion views on VEVO this week. “Closer” is available on the ‘Collage’ EP, which debuted in the Top 10 on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums chart upon release.

The Chainsmokers received three Grammy® nominations in the Best New Artist, Best Pop Duo/Group Performance (“Closer” Featuring Halsey) and Best Dance Recording (“Don’t Let Me Down” Featuring Daya) categories. Alex and Drew also recently took home the award for ‘Favorite Artist – EDM’ at the 2016 American Music Awards.

Fans can catch the duo live on their sold out UK tour next month. Dates are:
15th Feb   Edinburgh, Corn Exchange
19th Feb   London, Roundhouse
23rd Feb   Manchester, Academy
24th Feb   London, Roundhouse
25th Feb   London, Roundhouse

The Chainsmokers have evolved into a dominating musical force with a diverse repertoire of songs that have led them to become today’s hottest young artist/producer duo. With a signature sound that deftly reaches across indie, progressive and pop realms, their original tracks and remixes have topped the charts throughout the world. Their evolution as producers and as songwriters has seen them dial up some of the biggest breakthrough songs of today. In 2016, The Chainsmokers were nominated for three Grammy® Awards, four American Music Awards, two Billboard Music Awards, two Teen Choice Awards and two MTV Video Music Awards. They have performed all over the world to sold-out crowds at their own headline shows and major festivals including SXSW, Ultra and Coachella, and also at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards.


Danny Peart
Editor / Live Music Photographer / Journalist at Soundcheck-Live

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