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Hard Work and Discipline Permeated Alex Palls Inspiring Journey to Fame

Alex Pall is one of The Chainsmokers duo, a DJ band that has a track record of inspiring and great music. Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart have released huge hits in the industry with ‘Closer’, ‘Something Just Like This’ and ‘Don’t Let Me Down’ coming on top. Previously, they entirely relied on other musicians to add vocals to their electronic landscapes. In ‘Closer’, Andrew Taggart shocked many when he sang alongside Halsey.

The group has achieved many milestones in their music career. However, this article will focus on Alex Pall. He recently acquired a lavish home that befits a star of his kind. The Hollywood Hill home speaks volumes about Pall’s taste. With a mix of modern design and traditional touch, the home is a hodgepodge of architectural styles. With all the achievements, it is easy to assume the journey to fame and prosperity was a walk in the park for Pall. To the contrary, it had its ups and downs.

Alex Pall was passionate about music growing up. He performed music around New York City at a tender age. It reached a point he needed to get an ‘official job’ and as fate had it, he landed one at a gallery. At the gallery, he met a nice person who realized that his talents matched that of Andrew Taggart and linked them up. Taggart came all the way from Maine to New York City to meet the new talent and that was that. They started doing music together.

Each one of them had unique things they brought to the table. They combined their skills to produce great music that people from all ages could relate to on a deeper level. They kept on self-checking and self-discovering all along the journey. They are never hesitant to try out new things.

Alex Pall revealed that they personally take part in composing lyrics for their songs. The multi-award winning duo tells their real life stories through their music. All along the journey, they have met people who proved to be very helpful and inspiring. Halsey was one of Alex Pall’s incredible people that he has ever worked with.

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Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart Discuss Their Music with Interview Magazine

Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall are the group known as The Chainsmokers. Even if the name of the band isn’t immediately recognizable to you, you have probably heard one of their dozens of hit songs. “#Selfie” was released first in 2014, marking their entry into the music world. Many other hit songs followed “#Selfie,” making The Chainsmokers a success.

 

The Chainsmokers haven’t always been a success story though. Alex Pall, one of the original members of the group, was left abandoned by his previous partner. It wasn’t until Andrew Taggart joined the group that it became successful. Andrew Taggart is still reinventing the group.

 

With the release of “Closer,” Andrew Taggart took on another role for the band. He became the lead singer. In the love duet, Andrew Taggart and Halsey exchange versus, expressing the love of two young individuals who are in love. In the song, the couple talk about their relationship and the roles each other play in their lives.

 

In an interview, The Chainsmokers spoke highly of Halsey. Alex Pall called her incredible, complimented her voice, and had many other positive words for Halsey. He also revealed to the interviewer that Halsey was at the top of their future collaborations list.

 

The Chainsmokers also briefly talked about their future. The decision to move Taggart to a lead singer role means change to the live show as well. Previously, Taggart and Pall would be operating the turntables while guest vocalists would sing the songs. If the correct singer wasn’t present, The Chainsmokers would blast their vocals through speakers. Now, moving forward, Andrew Taggart can provide all vocals at their concerts. Whether it is his own vocals or guest vocals, Andrew Taggart can deliver fans a better concert experience.

 

At the end of the interview, Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart promised to continue to innovate, creating better music and expanding their fanbase.

 

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