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

574,216
4,637,804
Carry On - fun.

Carry On

286,844
1,740,921
Why Am I the One - fun.

Why Am I the One

181,074
961,381
All Alone - fun.

All Alone

161,187
837,880
Be Calm - fun.

Be Calm

160,791
1,018,237
All the Pretty Girls - fun.

All the Pretty Girls

160,673
1,044,107
All Alright - fun.

All Alright

152,803
820,154
It Gets Better - fun.

It Gets Better

147,294
689,310
One Foot - fun.

One Foot

132,999
700,756
Walking the Dog - fun.

Walking the Dog

126,813
765,282
The Gambler - fun.

The Gambler

119,528
760,778
Stars - fun.

Stars

116,056
563,232
I Wanna Be the One - fun.

I Wanna Be the One

115,459
632,831
Benson Hedges - fun.

Benson Hedges

111,175
615,118
Barlights - fun.

Barlights

102,864
576,322
Some Nights - Intro - fun.

Some Nights - Intro

79,060
241,412
Out on the Town - fun.

Out on the Town

66,436
414,028
Some Nights (Intro) - fun.

Some Nights (Intro)

56,674
345,932
Sight Of The Sun - fun.

Sight Of The Sun

44,070
194,040
Sleigh Ride - fun.

Sleigh Ride

32,451
86,624
Stitch Me Up - fun.

Stitch Me Up

22,599
84,531
Believe in Me - fun.

Believe in Me

22,086
61,504
Walking the Dog II - fun.

Walking the Dog II

19,570
66,918
Some Nights Intro - fun.

Some Nights Intro

19,325
129,010