Artist: fun. Biography

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fun.fun. is an alternative pop-rock band which formed in New York City, New York, United States in 2008. The band consists of Nate Ruess (vocals), Andrew Dost (keyboard, bass) and Jack Antonoff (guitar, trumpet). Ruess is a former member of The Format, Andrew Dost is a former member of Anathallo and Jack Antonoff is a member of Steel Train. The band also includes touring members Nate Harold (bass), Emily Moore (keyboards, guitar) and Will Noon (drums).

The band has released two albums: Aim and Ignite (2009) and Some Nights (2012). Their single We Are Young (featuring Janelle Monáe) peaked at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #2 on the Billboard Alternative Songs chart.

On September 14, 2010 fun. released a deluxe version of "Aim & Ignite" in both Canada and America which included the original 12 tracks, as well as two remixes by R.A.C, music videos, and a newly recorded song called Stitch Me Up.

Songfacts reports that their song We Are Young was featured on the TV show Glee during its December 6, 2011 episode "Hold On to Sixteen". It was performed after the end of Sectionals in the auditorium of McKinley High. The version by the Glee Cast debuted at #12 on the Hot 100 on the following week, spurring fun.'s original to enter the same chart at #53.

Top Track "fun."

Some Nights - fun.

Some Nights

572,272
4,626,826
Carry On - fun.

Carry On

286,368
1,738,319
Why Am I the One - fun.

Why Am I the One

181,140
961,679
All Alone - fun.

All Alone

161,369
838,493
Be Calm - fun.

Be Calm

160,991
1,019,609
All the Pretty Girls - fun.

All the Pretty Girls

160,847
1,044,570
All Alright - fun.

All Alright

152,893
820,485
It Gets Better - fun.

It Gets Better

147,516
690,416
One Foot - fun.

One Foot

133,144
701,666
Walking the Dog - fun.

Walking the Dog

127,039
766,105
The Gambler - fun.

The Gambler

119,506
761,270
Stars - fun.

Stars

116,161
563,810
I Wanna Be the One - fun.

I Wanna Be the One

115,686
633,971
Benson Hedges - fun.

Benson Hedges

111,400
616,611
Barlights - fun.

Barlights

103,024
577,215
Some Nights - Intro - fun.

Some Nights - Intro

79,032
240,550
Out on the Town - fun.

Out on the Town

66,498
414,719
Some Nights (Intro) - fun.

Some Nights (Intro)

56,733
346,653
Sight Of The Sun - fun.

Sight Of The Sun

43,851
192,955
Sleigh Ride - fun.

Sleigh Ride

29,215
79,015
Stitch Me Up - fun.

Stitch Me Up

22,601
84,551
Believe in Me - fun.

Believe in Me

21,984
61,078
Walking the Dog II - fun.

Walking the Dog II

19,583
67,004
Some Nights Intro - fun.

Some Nights Intro

19,373
129,451