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The Chainsmokers Releases New Track 'Closer' Featuring Halsey

08/01/2016
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The Chainsmokers

(Radio.com) The Chainsmokers have released a new track called "Closer" that not only features a guest appearance by Halsey but also spotlights Drew's lead vocal debut for the music duo.

They sent over the following comments about the track, "We are always trying to push ourselves musically and this to us is a huge step. A track that is written, produced and sung on by us.

"Our aim to is to make our music more personal and while this is a fun relatable topic its something that well, is def true to our lives haha... we had a lot of fun making this song and shout out to the AMAZINGLY talented Halsey for crushing her verse. If you had asked us a year ago who our #1 ideal collaboration would be with, you guessed it, it would be Halsey. She is so authentic, talented and real and connected to her fans, she is truly a rare one of a kind artists and to be doing this track with her is so SICK!"

They also sent us these "Fun Facts" about the new track: 1) This is not a love song 2) Shaun Frank and Louis the Child helped with the song during the Friendzone Tour! 3) 90% of this song was finished within the first 2 days 4) Drew had all his ex girls at syracuse in mind when he wrote this. 5) The tattoo's on the cover art were drawn by hand onto the bodies... if you look closer the hero tat on their arms combines them 6) We no longer drink fireball... 7)Shack Shack > In and Out. Check out the song here.

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