In the summer of 2016, Alex Pall together with Andrew Taggart, The Chainsmokers, sat down with Interview Magazine and they discussed how their career journey began and what the future holds for the young duo. This interview was just after the release of their trendy hit track, Closer, which is currently having nearly 2b views on their YouTube channel. ‘Closer’ is a beautiful song with great lyrics that have a message of young lovebirds that have just embarked on a life together.
Initially, Alex Pall was a growing up DJ. He used to enjoy his job as he had interest and passion about it. The multi-talented singer was remixing songs around New York City and as time passed he realized that he greatly enjoyed dance music, he aimed to give it an excellent shot. Alex Pall’s manager introduced him to Andrew Taggart and they began to chase their common goal together making Alex quit his DJing job.
According to Alex Pall, he and Drew had a common goal and the drive to bring it alive. That made them to know that they would definitely work together without wrangles. The good bit is that Alex is a professional DJ and Drew is an excellent producer. The ambitious duo met from 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. every day to create their identity as upcoming artists and to work on music. Simply put, they both knew that they had a lot to cover and learn.
The Chainsmokers write their songs, which is very striking. Alex Pall also disclosed that they sometimes work with songwriters, but they have to sit down and write the lyrics together. To them, their songs are about them and they have to be there.
Alex Pall loves Instagram, it has become international making it extremely exciting. He also shared how happy he feels to receive messages from his active Instagram fans. Some of their fans even send a short clip of them, their friends, or kids singing their favorite song by them. All these prove to the duo that most people enjoy their songs giving them more morale to keep moving.