The Chainsmokers Consider Youngblood Hawke, American Authors Collabos
"#SELFIE" is just the second single from New York duo The Chainsmokers, but the hilarious tongue-in-cheek ode to narcissism is one of the biggest dance hits of 2014.
"We've been speaking with [L.A. indie pop act] Youngblood Hawke and we just spoke with ["Best Day of My Life" hitmakers] American Authors about doing a track," Drew Taggart tells us. "We're looking at a lot of artists that have just had their first big hit that we really like."
As for their own breakout hit, Alex Pall is amused when people trash it. "You should see the people that hate on it," he says, laughing. "They're like, 'This song sucks!' and we're like, 'We know, it’s a totally ridiculous song!' Don’t be mad at us—the world likes it."
Catch the full interview with Chainsmokers at Ultra 2014 above.