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

589,840
4,738,076
Carry On - fun.

Carry On

291,486
1,769,751
Why Am I the One - fun.

Why Am I the One

182,877
973,250
All Alone - fun.

All Alone

162,519
845,718
Be Calm - fun.

Be Calm

162,086
1,027,248
All the Pretty Girls - fun.

All the Pretty Girls

161,919
1,052,367
All Alright - fun.

All Alright

154,237
828,903
It Gets Better - fun.

It Gets Better

148,310
694,440
One Foot - fun.

One Foot

134,075
706,884
Walking the Dog - fun.

Walking the Dog

127,674
770,500
The Gambler - fun.

The Gambler

120,958
768,893
Stars - fun.

Stars

116,954
568,761
I Wanna Be the One - fun.

I Wanna Be the One

116,157
636,578
Benson Hedges - fun.

Benson Hedges

111,859
618,911
Barlights - fun.

Barlights

103,518
580,351
Some Nights - Intro - fun.

Some Nights - Intro

80,078
246,109
Out on the Town - fun.

Out on the Town

66,782
416,221
Some Nights (Intro) - fun.

Some Nights (Intro)

56,978
347,887
Sight Of The Sun - fun.

Sight Of The Sun

45,322
200,137
Sleigh Ride - fun.

Sleigh Ride

32,549
86,929
Stitch Me Up - fun.

Stitch Me Up

22,828
85,514
Believe in Me - fun.

Believe in Me

22,173
61,751
Walking the Dog II - fun.

Walking the Dog II

19,782
67,888
Some Nights Intro - fun.

Some Nights Intro

19,379
129,390