Drew Taggart Opens Up

In an trustworthy and emotional Instagram publish, Drew Taggart of The Chainsmokers, opens up about his struggles with melancholy. In the publish, he feedback on how the music he’s been releasing recently has been a lot darker in tone. He says that these songs are what’s helped him start to really feel higher.

It could be very clear to anybody who has been listening to The Chainsmokers for some time that the songs which were launched this 12 months, most notably ‘Sick Boy’ and ‘Everybody Hates Me’ are a lot heavier each in sound and theme. These are in stark distinction to the songs launched in 2017 for his or her album ‘Memories…Do Not Open’.

“Maybe this isn’t the chainsmokers you all needed and that’s okay, nevertheless it’s what we would have liked to create to develop…” Taggart provides. And it seems that it’s serving to. Their latest single ‘This Feeling’ is a hopeful track about following your coronary heart. It’s a track that you simply nearly would’ve anticipated from the “outdated Chainsmokers”. But it’s not with out its personal darkish undertones. With the cutesy-morbid animated music video, it appears to be a contented mixture of each worlds.

It is sensible that it could be this hybrid, as Taggart provides that this track was the primary that he wrote after coming down from his depressive state. It’s onerous to shake away all of the shreds of darkness after being in it for therefore lengthy, nevertheless it looks as if he’s slowly however certainly getting there.

He says that “Mentally i’m in a great place proper now.” which is a reduction to listen to. Depression isn't any joke. He ends his publish by saying “I hope y’all get pleasure from this one.” Knowing the story behind the track, and the struggles that he went by way of earlier than ending it, makes it that rather more fulfilling.

It’s good to listen to that you simply’re doing higher, Drew. And right here’s hoping that continues to be the case.

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