There can be little doubt The Chainsmokers have been one of the fastest growing and successful groups in the world over the last two years. Releasing music almost every six weeks throughout 2017 led to the DJs becoming one of the leading electronic dance music groups in history. The success of The Chainsmokers has seen their debut album, “Memories… Do Not Open” remain in the top five of the Billboard Electronic Dance Musc Chart a full year after its release.
The ever-expanding fanbase of The Chainsmokers has been eagerly anticipating the release of the promised sophomore album, “Sick Boy.” A full album has yet to be released, but The Chainsmokers recently released the fifth song from the planned album to create a short EP as a sampler for the full release. The latest release is the high-tempo, end of Summer anthem, “Side Effects.”
Featuring on “Side Effects” is the long-time collaborator, Emily Warren who has helped create a return to the upbeat sound The Chainsmokers became known for during the summer of 2017. Recent releases from the planned “Sick Boy” album have taken a slightly darker turn with Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart stating the mood reflected their own fear state of mind during recording. Emily Warren joined The Chainsmokers over the Summer to create the song they say was affected by the happiness the duo feels during the Summer months.
The Chainsmokers are now in their seventh year of collaboration and called in a TV star, Camila Mendes to make sure their promo received as many views as possible. Mendes plays a hotel worker, Riley who has her plans for the weekend ruined when her boss tells her she must remain at her job. Instead of dwelling on the loss of her weekend, Riley creates her own party atmosphere at the neon-lit hotel and dances her way through her shift. Emily Warren, Alex Pall, and Andrew Taggart all make appearances as guests at the hotel to continue the move towards The Chainsmokers becoming known for stepping out from behind their decks.