Mathias Rosenzweig engaged Alex Pall in an interview as he tried to establish the identity of the duo. He also talked about the new track. The interview also sought to identify how the duo plan to evolve due to their growing audience. In regards to the question of how the duo started working together, Alex Pall grew up as a DJ since it was his hobby, so he used to DJ in New York City. He also had a passion for arts and started working at an art gallery. It was when he was still working at the gallery that he took a liking in dance music. He was later introduced to Drew by his current manager. That is how his journey in music started.
Andrew Taggart, on the other hand, was still in college when he met Alex. He got to know Alex through another person who worked for Alex’s manager. Andrew was informed about the duo called the Chainsmokers where one of the DJ was leaving and Alex wanted to bring another DJ on board. Andrew went to New York City from Maine where he met Alex and the two became close at the first site.
The duo knew it would work out for them since both had something to bring to the table. They were both ambitious and driven towards a common goal. The duo worked towards shaping their identity as music artists. The two had similar core values a fact that has held them together for this long.
Alex says that Halsey is incredible. The duo had for a long time wished to make a song with Halsey due to her strong voice and her uniqueness as an artist. The song Closer was written by Drew and someone else on their tour bus. In regards to the changing demands of their audience, Alex asserts that they keep pushing themselves into becoming creative in their performances.