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

597,356
4,789,640
Carry On - fun.

Carry On

293,816
1,785,743
Why Am I the One - fun.

Why Am I the One

183,780
979,150
All Alone - fun.

All Alone

163,234
849,585
Be Calm - fun.

Be Calm

162,854
1,032,534
All the Pretty Girls - fun.

All the Pretty Girls

162,569
1,056,636
All Alright - fun.

All Alright

154,948
833,037
It Gets Better - fun.

It Gets Better

148,825
696,823
One Foot - fun.

One Foot

134,625
709,713
Walking the Dog - fun.

Walking the Dog

128,080
773,173
The Gambler - fun.

The Gambler

121,657
773,269
Stars - fun.

Stars

117,422
571,313
I Wanna Be the One - fun.

I Wanna Be the One

116,497
638,554
Benson Hedges - fun.

Benson Hedges

112,170
620,773
Barlights - fun.

Barlights

103,844
582,393
Some Nights - Intro - fun.

Some Nights - Intro

80,585
248,503
Out on the Town - fun.

Out on the Town

66,913
416,944
Some Nights (Intro) - fun.

Some Nights (Intro)

57,093
348,569
Sight Of The Sun - fun.

Sight Of The Sun

45,984
203,478
Sleigh Ride - fun.

Sleigh Ride

32,591
87,062
Stitch Me Up - fun.

Stitch Me Up

22,954
86,146
Believe in Me - fun.

Believe in Me

22,213
61,858
Walking the Dog II - fun.

Walking the Dog II

19,896
68,607
Some Nights Intro - fun.

Some Nights Intro

19,396
129,482