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Nate Ruess from fun. is writing songs for Ke$ha's upcoming album.
From the ArticleRecently, Ke$ha and Blanco hit the studio with producers Dr. Luke and Cirkut to work on a song that he describes as "old hippie rock," co-written with fun. lead singer Nate Ruess. "It's stomps and claps, and the chorus doesn't really have any drums in it, basically. The feeling is so good," says Blanco in his surfer drawl. "And then the verse just pops in, and it's very unexpected and it pops into electronic. So it's rock, it's big electronic breaks and drums."

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Jason Tate on 07/18/12 - 10:06 AM
fun. performed "Some Nights" on Jimmy Fallon and you can watch the video in the replies.
Thomas Nassiff on 06/29/12 - 09:22 AM
Thomas Nassiff on 06/25/12 - 10:23 AM
fun.'s "We Are Young" has been certified five-time platinum in the United States. Congratulations to the band and to Fueled By Ramen.
Thomas Nassiff on 06/22/12 - 07:43 AM
At fun.'s show at Terminal 5 in New York City, Nate Ruess announced the band was recording a new music video that night, but he didn't say for what song.

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Thomas Nassiff on 06/19/12 - 08:53 AM
Head to the replies to check out a nifty commercial for fun.'s record Some Nights. Would definitely be the best commercial on TV.
Thomas Nassiff on 06/12/12 - 01:07 PM
You can stream fun.'s entire set from Bonnaroo in the replies.
Thomas Nassiff on 06/11/12 - 11:23 PM
Head to the replies to watch fun. perform "One Foot" on Jimmy Kimmel.

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Thomas Nassiff on 06/05/12 - 10:26 AM
fun.'s new music video for "Some Nights" is now available to watch. "This is it boys; this is war."
Thomas Nassiff on 06/04/12 - 01:40 PM
Did you miss fun.'s performance of "We Are Young" on the MTV Movie Awards last night? Watch it here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/04/12 - 07:56 AM
fun. recently discussed their new album, Some Nights, in a track-by-track video. Check the replies.
Jason Tate on 06/01/12 - 12:13 PM
fun. have announced their insane tour schedule for the rest of the year. Check the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/31/12 - 02:40 PM
Watch a teaser for fun.'s "Some Nights" music video in the replies. The full video will premiere on Monday.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/30/12 - 05:39 AM
Jack Antonoff of fun. has a campaign video for American Marriage Equality, check it out in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 05/23/12 - 11:26 AM
Watch fun. cover Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/22/12 - 01:15 PM
fun.'s insta-classic Some Nights is available for only $5 on Amazon.
Jason Tate on 05/22/12 - 10:40 AM
Fun. covered Gotye's "Somebody That I Used To Know" for the BBC Live Lounge and they were joined by Paramore's Hayley Williams. Listen to the cover in the replies.
Thomas Nassiff on 05/16/12 - 07:05 AM
Fun. will perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live on June 4th.

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Thomas Nassiff on 05/14/12 - 02:13 PM
fun. has announced some tour dates for Australia in July and the UK in October. They're in the replies.
Thomas Nassiff on 05/08/12 - 08:02 AM
fun. is hoping to launch a "marriage equality non-profit group."

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Jason Tate on 05/07/12 - 02:07 PM
Fun. covered "Sabotage" last Friday, check the replies for the video.

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Jason Tate on 05/07/12 - 01:13 PM
NPR is streaming fun.'s show at the 930 club in Washington.

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Jason Tate on 05/04/12 - 08:50 AM
Fun. hasn't found the humor in parodies for "We Are Young."
From the Article"I get an e-mail about every other day being like, 'You've gotta see this parody.' [And] I'm not going to go Coolio on the situation and say I'm not into parodies, but I'm going to say, chances are, it's not funny," frontman Nate Ruess said. "Maybe I have a high standard for what's funny, but I'm just going to go with 'We Are Not Young,' you probably are not funny. Like, that level of comedy that I just did was the exact same level of comedy that they're doing."
Joe DeAndrea on 05/01/12 - 06:42 PM
fun. will be filming a video for "Some Nights" next week.
Jason Tate on 04/30/12 - 04:43 PM
fun.'s most-popular-song-in-the-world is used in the trailer for Judd Apatow's "This Is 40."

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Jason Tate on 04/28/12 - 12:36 PM
fun.'s recent performance of "We Are Young" on Much Music can be viewed here.
Jason Tate on 04/27/12 - 11:23 AM
fun. will perform "We Are Young" at MTV movie awards on June 3rd.

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Jason Tate on 04/26/12 - 10:02 AM
fun.'s performance of "We Are Young" on Late Show With David Letterman can be found here.
Jonathan Bautts on 04/24/12 - 02:15 AM
Reminder: fun. are on Letterman tonight.
Jason Tate on 04/23/12 - 12:28 PM
Fun. has been added to the Osheaga Festival.

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Jason Tate on 04/19/12 - 11:34 AM
I guess it was only a matter of time: fun.'s hit song has been given the parody treatment. Oh, the huge-manatee.
Jason Tate on 04/17/12 - 05:51 PM
Our interview with fun. can be found here.
From the InterviewI know that feeling really well, of feeling like a band who’s my little secret and then having them sort of get taken away from me in a way. I understand that feeling, but I would hope that our fans who have been around for a while are still happy for us and still like the music we’re writing. We’re making the same songs and doing the same things with the integrity we’ve always had.
Jonathan Bautts on 04/17/12 - 01:26 PM
fun. got interviewed on CNN. Those badasses are everywhere.

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Jason Tate on 04/17/12 - 09:01 AM
"We Are Young" sold over 390,000 copies last week, helping fun. become the first artist in history to sell over 300,000 digital copies of a single song for six weeks straight. Wow.

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Jason Tate on 04/12/12 - 09:43 AM
Check out a video interview with Nate from fun. in the replies.
Jason Tate on 04/10/12 - 11:11 PM
Check out an acoustic rendition of "Why Am I The One" from fun. in the replies.
Jason Tate on 04/10/12 - 01:09 PM
The AV Club sat down with Nate from fun. to talk about their new fame.
From the InterviewI personally didn’t, because when I was 20 and thought that I had a song that could have been big and didn’t, I just began to wonder how a hit song actually works, and figured that it could never work for me. Writing “We Are Young,” it was like “Okay, this is catchy,” but I couldn’t imagine it taking off in such a massive way. Even the day after Jeff and I had recorded it and sent it to everybody and the head of our label, he freaked out over it, and I thought it was cool, but had no idea.

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Jason Tate on 04/03/12 - 10:14 AM
Record Store Day has posted an acoustic live version of fun. playing "Carry On" - check it out here.
Jason Tate on 03/30/12 - 09:47 AM
fun. will be on David Letterman on April 23rd.
Jason Tate on 03/29/12 - 10:53 AM
fun. will be releasing The Ghost That You Are To Me on Record Store Day. It is limited to only 2000 units.

Side A
01 We Are Young (Acoustic)
02 Carry On (Acoustic)
Side B
01 Why Am I the One (Acoustic)
02 Why Am I the One
Jason Tate on 03/22/12 - 03:31 PM
Head to the replies to watch fun. perform an acoustic cover of Lady Antebellum's "We Owned the Night."
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/21/12 - 12:08 PM
A video of fun. performing "Why Am I The One" acoustic and making fun of Justin Bieber's Swag Coach can be found in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 03/21/12 - 11:13 AM
Check out fun. performing "All Alright" from SXSW 2012, in the replies.
Jason Tate on 03/20/12 - 03:49 PM
fun.'s performances of "Some Nights" and "We Are Young" at the mtvU Woodies Awards Festival, can be found here and here.
Jason Tate on 03/16/12 - 02:54 PM
Adam seems to be having a blast down at SXSW so far. I've heard he's already gone through all of the stickers I sent him. Umm, shit. Well, he's checking out fun. right now and just sent in this video of them playing "Carry On." Nate sounds so spot on, I'm bummed it's cut short.

In other, totally relevant, news: Lueda's officially in the USA and on her way down to Austin. Make sure you've RSVP'd so you can hear her DJ at our party Friday night.
Jason Tate on 03/14/12 - 05:29 PM
fun. has been added to the Bonnaroo lineup.

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Jason Tate on 03/12/12 - 06:32 PM
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