The Chainsmokers latest music video features Emily Warren. It is about an overworked employee of a hotel who ends up dancing through an unanticipated shift they were assigned. The director of this video is Matthew Dillon Cohen. the hotel employee is played by Camila Mendes of Riverdale’s fame.
In the video, the character played by Camila Mendes answers the phone only to be told by her boss that she’s going to have to work throughout the weekend. She does show up at work but ends up yanking her uniform off and spends her shift dancing away to The Chainsmoker’s bubbly dance diddy.
“Side Effects”, the song that plays in this video, is the fifth single that The Chainsmokers have dropped in 2018. It joins, “Somebody”, “Sick Boy”, “Everybody Hates Me”, and “You Owe Me”. This DJ/production duo is hard at work on their second studio album, Sick Boy, which is the follow-up to their first studio album, Memories…Do Not Open.
The Chainsmokers have a number of concerts lined up over the next few months. These concerts will take place in throughout the fall. The Chainsmokers are made up of Alex Pall, who handles the DJ duties, while Andrew Taggert does the production. Their music is a mix of different genres with a mix of dance music, indie, hip-hop, and pop music. Both Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart have cited their biggest musical influences as deadmau5, Pharrell Williams, Linkin Park, Taylor Swift, Max Martin, Blink-182, and Taking Back Sunday.
Alex Pall was born in 1985 and grew up in Westchester County, New York. His dad is an art dealer while his mom stays at home. Andrew Taggert was born in 1989 and he grew up in Freeport, Maine. His dad sells prosthetic devices and his mom is a school teacher. Andrew says that when he was 15 years old he got to visit Argentina where he first learned about electronic dance music (EDM) and became a huge fan of Trentmoller, Daft Punk, and David Guetta.