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Fun.'s Aim & Ignite turned five today and they're giving it away for free download the next five days on Noise Trade.

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Jason Tate on 08/25/14 - 04:09 PM
Our interview with Bleachers can be found here.
If I didnít want to do something, I wouldnít do it. I choose to do a number of things because I have enough artistic space to do them all, but it is fascinating. I was talking to someone about it yesterday, about how you donít see it with film and with books and other art. In those areas, I feel like people are very encouraged to do a lot of work, but I feel like in music thereís a little bit more of a ďdo what youíre doing and nothing else.Ē
Jonathan Bautts on 08/14/14 - 11:24 AM
Fun. covered "Please Leave a Light On When You Go" for Beck's Song Reader. You can stream the song in the replies.
Jason Tate on 07/30/14 - 11:39 AM
Jack Antonoff is on the latest episode of Marc Maron's WTF podcast.
Jason Tate on 07/17/14 - 10:38 AM
Jack Antonoff sat down with GQ for an interview about not-his-side-project Bleachers.
Itís an annoying phrase. My whole life, Iíve been someone who likes to do a lot of different things, but Iíve specifically noticed with Bleachers, people donít like the idea of, like, two bands, two projects. Like, they both have to be labeled, and, well, which one is the main one? Which one is the side project? Itís like that phrase ďjack of all trades, master of none.Ē Which I think is a bullshit, annoying phrase. Itís just meant to scare us into doing one thing.
Jason Tate on 07/16/14 - 11:31 AM
Bleachers' new album Strange Desire can be streamed in the replies.
Jason Tate on 07/15/14 - 11:21 AM
Fun.'s official performance of "Harsh Lights" has been uploaded on YouTube.

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Jason Tate on 07/02/14 - 11:22 AM
Fun. played a new song called "Harsh Lights" tonight on The Tonight Show. The first rip of the song has appeared online and a video of the performance can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 10:10 PM
Vulture has a new feature length piece on Jack Antonoff and his upcoming Bleachers release:
The first thing he does when he walks onto any plane is sterilize the seat with anti-bacterial wipes, he says. ďEveryone looks at me like Iím a fucking nut, but when was the last time you saw someone clean a plane? Itís just gross.Ē He always hugs hello and good-byeóthatís not just friendliness; he avoids shaking hands. He wonít sing into anyone elseís mike and doesnít play brass instruments, because ďtalk about a cesspool for disease, a trumpet?Ē Heís an avid Uber user and jokes he hasnít been on public transit since 2001, though thatís only partly because of germs; he also saw a dude pull his...
Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 06:55 PM
fun. is performing a new song on Jimmy Fallon tonight.

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Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 12:47 PM
Bleachers' Strange Desire comes out July 15th. The track listing can be found below.

Track Listing
1. Wild Heart
2. Rollercoaster
3. Shadow
4. I Wanna Get Better
5. Wake Me
6. Reckless Love
7. Take Me Away Ft. Grimes
8. Live A River Runs
9. Youíre Still A Mystery
10. Iím Ready to Move On/Wild Heart Reprise Ft. Yoko Ono
11. Who I Want You To Love
Jason Tate on 06/10/14 - 01:08 PM
Bleachers's video for "Roller Coaster" can be found on MTV.
Jason Tate on 06/09/14 - 12:27 PM
fun. will be appearing on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon on June 18th.
Jason Tate on 05/22/14 - 10:04 AM
Hit the replies to watch Eminem's new Spike Lee-directed video for "Headlights," featuring fun.'s Nate Ruess. The video serves as an apology to his mom.
Ryan Gardner on 05/11/14 - 01:22 PM
Check the replies to stream another new Bleachers' song called "Shadow." Also, Jack Antonoff has also revealed his new Bleachers Hotline.
Jason Tate on 04/28/14 - 10:51 AM
Fun.'s Record Store Day release, Point and Light, can be streamed in the replies.
Jason Tate on 04/18/14 - 11:52 AM
Fun. are getting back to work on a new album.
"It's weird to talk about this, but it is interesting when you look at a song like 'Some Nights.' I remember when writing it, the thought was, 'No oneís gonna understand this. This isn't gonna happen. And this is the last chance, and then I gotta go get a real job,'" he said. "The first song on this new album is like the opposite of that, lyrically. You know, 'You got what you wished for. What the fuck are you wishing for now?'
Jason Tate on 04/16/14 - 02:26 PM
United Nations Free & Equal, the UN human rights office's public information campaign for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality, announced that fun. is joining the campaign as equality champion.
Commenting on the announcement, Charles Radcliffe of the UN human rights office said: ďfun. is made up of three incredibly talented musicians who are also great advocates for equality and human rights. Their work with the Ally Coalition is making an important difference in the fight against homophobia and transphobia, and weíre thrilled to partner with them and have their support for the UNís Free & Equal campaign.Ē Free & Equal aims to raise awareness of homophobic and...
Jason Tate on 04/08/14 - 11:45 AM
Bleachers (Jack from fun.'s new band) have posted a music video for their song "I Wanna Get Better." Check it out in the replies.

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Blake Solomon on 03/27/14 - 08:28 AM
Jack Antonoff (fun., Steel Train) has released a new song under the moniker: Bleachers. You can buy "I Wanna Get Better" on iTunes or stream it on Rdio.
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/18/14 - 07:11 AM
Soundsupply has teamed up with fun. and Groupon to release a new drop.
Fun. has hand-picked 10 albums to be bundled up and sold for just $15, including albums they grew up listening to and bands theyíve toured with while out promoting their Grammy award-winning album, Some Nights. The 10 albums "Drop" will be sold exclusively through Groupon.com for 7 days, starting at 9:00 am EST on Friday, February 7th, 2014.

All of the proceeds from this sale will be donated to The Ally Coalition, a non-profit started by the members of Fun. and fashion designer Rachel Antanoff with the purpose of inspiring people to take action for LGBTQ equality. The Ally Coalition works with partner...
Jason Tate on 02/07/14 - 12:24 PM
Fun. are launching a campaign to raise $250,000 to fund a community health center primarily for at-risk LGBT youth in Detroit. The campaign will be run by The Ally Coalition, an organization co-founded by the band and guitarist Jack Antonoff's sister Rachel.
Chris Collum on 01/17/14 - 07:49 AM
Fun.'s Austin City Limits session will air on January 18th.

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Jason Tate on 01/03/14 - 12:17 PM
Fun. have released a free live EP. A message from the band can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 12/17/13 - 01:55 PM
Amazon has released the best selling albums and songs of all time on the service. Heartthrob by Tegan & Sara is this year's best-selling mp3 album, with Modern Vampires of the City by Vampire Weekend coming in second. Fun. has the 6th best selling mp3 album of all time on the service, and the third best selling mp3 of all time with "We Are Young" and the tenth with "Some Nights."
Jason Tate on 12/13/13 - 10:58 AM
You can now purchase on iTunes a compilation to benefit the relief efforts of the Red Cross in the Philippines in the wake of the devastating typhoon that struck the country several weeks ago. The compilation includes songs from Red Hot Chili Peppers, Bob Dylan, U2, fun., Muse, Adele, and many more.
Chris Collum on 11/29/13 - 09:14 AM
Check the replies to watch a short-film featuring Jack Antonoff and Andrew Dost of fun., Gillian Jacobs (Community), and Mae Whitman (Arrested Development).

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Jason Tate on 11/21/13 - 04:45 PM
Tim Kasher hates Fun.'s "Some Nights." This AVClub hate article thing is kinda depressing.
To be honest, I just tried listening to it a minute ago, because Iíve never actually listened to the whole thing before. So Iím being a little bit cavalier. Maybe Iíd really warm up to it, but I highly doubt it. Itís one of those songs I kept hearing, and I had to keep asking what it was. Then I kept hearing it more and more, and it was frustrating. It became really grating. Itís just one of those things when a song becomes commercialized to such excess. It drives you mad.
Jason Tate on 11/12/13 - 10:31 AM
Eminem's song with Nate Ruess of fun. can be found here.
Jason Tate on 10/30/13 - 01:04 PM
Fun. played an acoustic show at the Bridge School Benefit tonight. A video of their set (which includes the entire show) can be found in the replies. The set list is as follows.

01) Carry On
02) Some Nights
03) The Gambler
04) We Are Young
05) You Can't Always Get What You Want

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Jason Tate on 10/28/13 - 10:53 AM
You can watch Eminem's new video for "Survival" in the replies. It's off his upcoming album, MMLP2, which is in stores November 5th. The album will feature guest vocals from Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna, and Nate Ruess of fun.

Track Listing:
1) Bad Guy
2) Parking Lot (Skit)
3) Rhyme Or Reason
4) So Much Better
5) Survival
6) Legacy
7) Asshole Ft. Skylar Grey
8) Berzerk
9) Rap God
10) Brainless
11) Stronger Than I Was
12) The Monster Ft. Rihanna
13) So FarÖ
14) Love Game Ft. Kendrick Lamar
15) Headlights Ft. Nate Ruess
16) Evil Twin
Drew Beringer on 10/10/13 - 04:16 PM
Fun. joined Queen for two songs at the iheartradio festival this weekend. You can check this out at around the twelve minute mark in the video in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 09/23/13 - 12:22 PM
fun. will be performing with Queen at this weekend's iHeartRadio Music Festival.
Queen will team up with another powerhouse singer at the iHeartRadio Music Festival this weekend. Nate Ruess of Fun. is set to take the stage with the legendary British rock group at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, a source confirms to Billboard.
Drew Beringer on 09/20/13 - 02:23 PM
Taylor Swift will be debuting a new track called "Sweeter Than Fiction (co-written by Jack Antonoff of fun.)" at the September 6th film premiere of One Chance at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Drew Beringer on 09/02/13 - 09:07 AM
Fun. recently covered Bruce Springsteen's "Born To Run" live - check out the awesome in the replies.
Jack Appleby on 07/25/13 - 09:40 AM
Watch Passion Pit cover fun.'s "Carry On" in the replies.

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Ryan Gardner on 07/13/13 - 07:39 AM
Bored with nothing to do, but lay around listening to Deja Entendu, thinking about you.
Show ReviewsBoston Calling Music Festival w/ Fun. - Boston, MA (Alex DiVincenzo)
Staff ReviewsEmily Bell - In Technicolor (Gregory Robson)
Staff InterviewsFeedbackLoop (Christian Wagner)
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/30/13 - 08:07 AM
Hunter Hunted announced new tour dates with fun. and The Mowglis. You can view them in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 05/21/13 - 09:12 AM
Fun.'s new lyric video for "One Foot" can be found in the replies
Jason Tate on 05/06/13 - 01:14 PM
Jimmy Fallon, Amy Poehler, and Michael Buble cover fun.'s "Some Nights" -- in chicken suits. Sooooo, that happened. Check the replies.
Jason Tate on 04/29/13 - 11:22 AM
Wale's freestyle over Fun.'s "Sight Of The Sun" can be heard in the replies.
Jason Tate on 04/04/13 - 12:12 PM
Entertainment Weekly has an interview and a exclusive stream of a song written by Jack from fun., for Super Why.
I wanted [the songs] to feel huge and larger than life and epic. I donít know if there really should be much of a difference between a childrenís show and a Bruce Springsteen concert. I think everyone should leave with the same feeling, which is hopefulness.

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Jason Tate on 03/30/13 - 10:35 AM
Head to the replies to check out Andrew McMahon playing a new song on tour called, "Synesthesia." The track seems to reference fun., "...and my friends are in the news, collecting trophies for the songs they wrote."

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Jason Tate on 03/14/13 - 10:37 AM
A "behind the scenes" video for fun.'s "Carry On" music video can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 03/07/13 - 10:37 AM
Fun. put some songs up on Noisetrade.
Before "We Are Young," Some Nights and a Best New Artist Grammy, there was Aim & Ignite, an ambitious ten track album from three friends called fun. Produced by Steven McDonald (Redd Kross, OFF!), Aim & Ignite was heralded as the "the most essential pop album of 2009" by Absolutepunk.net. This four song collection features a studio track from Aim & Ignite, a live rendition of "Take Your Time (Coming Home), a b-side, and a remix of "Walking The Dog" from the RAC collective.

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Jason Tate on 03/07/13 - 10:21 AM
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