The Chainsmokers Go Dark With ‘Sick Boy’

Today, The Chainsmokers have a generous following, but that wasn’t always the case. Like any band, they had to start somewhere and they played their share of low-rent gigs, before getting their first single on the charts. That song was “Roses” and it debuted in 2015, launching the band into a successful run that still endures today.

“Sick Boy” Takes The Chainsmokers on a Darker Turn

The band is comprised of just two core members, music producers Alex Pall and Drew Taggart. Together, they have a string of hits that includes “Closer,” which remained in the number 1 spot for a solid 12 weeks.

The question now facing The Chainsmokers is whether or not fans will be just as taken with their new sound.

Drew admitted that the nine month break, leading up to the release of “Sick Boy,” is the longest they have gone without putting out a new song. Over the past two years, The Chainsmokers have consistently released a new song every month or so. He added that the break may help fans adjust to their new sound. Previously, The Chainsmokers have kept things fairly light with lyrics that addressed the concerns of their generation. Many of their songs have had romantic themes, as well. The new album, beginning with “Sick Boy,” gets away from that.

The Chainsmokers’ New Music Reflects Society

The Chainsmokers’ music has always reflected the times, so Taggart says it was necessary to go darker. Current events have put a dark spin on our society, so Taggart admits that influenced their new music. Additionally, personal frustration and anger affected the songwriting process. The duo had no other outlet, as they watched the media infer facts about them and spread gossip as truth. Taggart recalls feeling frustrated, because neither he nor Alex Pall had any way to offer a rebuttal. Their new album does that for them.

“We realized we just need to put our reaction to all of that kind of stuff, both the crazy and the criticism, into the music,” said Taggart.

In addition to exploring personal anger and dark political themes, “Sick Boy” is largely about hoe important social media has become. Sites like Instagram emphasize physical beauty and popularity. While that’s not necessarily a bad thing, Taggart says it can drive feelings of inadequacy and anxiety. That’s a problem that he hopes “Sick Boy” will help people address.

Five Minutes With Dr. Vijay Eswaran, Executive Chairman, QI Group of Companies

Vijay Eswaran is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of the QI Group of Companies based in the Middle East. This is a business conglomerate that works by referral purchasing. For this reason, their products are sold by thousands of agents through social media.

The QI is an industry group that has a presence in several industries. For this reason, they include direct selling, financial services, retail, and hospitality. QNet, a flagship subsidiary of QI Group, has worked to become a better business capability in a manner that is untamed in the industry.

For this reason, better business is what makes it better in its management capabilities. The company was founded in 1998 to become a leading multi-lateral business conglomerate in the Middle East by Vijay Eswaran. During this time, the internet was a new thing in technology.

For this reason, he purposed on a better way to use this technology to promote business. The online multi-lateral business dealing came into his mind as a better line of travel. For this reason, he engaged in the working capabilities that can develop business in a manner that is not depicted in the industry.

According to QBuzz, when Vijay Eswaran was thinking about a business idea, he had a vision of something that can make everyone engaged in doing business with one another through the new online platform. The Internet is one of the best technologies ever developed by man, for this reason, he feels that it can give out the most profit if it is used correctly.

This is the reason why the QI Group of Companies is still in operation. When he started testing direct selling through social media platform, the business went on to generate more profit. For this reason, he pumped in more money to have this business promoted in a manner that is not depicted in the industry.

When he was debating about the commencement of an online business with his business partners, more than half of them went off and said that it was a waste of time and money.

However, Vijay Eswaran did not give up on his quest. For this reason, he determined that people must work to become better business agents.

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