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Nate Ruess will be releasing "Ah ha" on Monday. The artwork for the single can be found here. Oh, yeah, it was done by Sam Means ... Nate's former bandmate from The Format. This is the song that turned my excitement for this album up to 11, I'm excited to hear other thoughts on it.
Jason Tate on 04/24/15 - 02:13 PM
Hit the replies for Nate Ruess' performances with Brian Wilson & Friends. A few little birdies told me a new song is coming next week.
Jason Tate on 04/22/15 - 01:15 PM
Nate Ruess will be joining The Voice for the knockout rounds as a "special advisor."

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Jason Tate on 03/16/15 - 11:26 AM
Wendy Rollins was able to interview Jack Antonoff from Bleachers and Fun.
Originally I was supposed to talk to Jack Antonoff last week but things got nutty and I got a call from Mr Antonoff yesterday. He had a lot going on-as it always is with him. Between Bleachers and Fun, and ---a movie? Yep, that's right, Jack Antonoff is taking it to the screen. He's going to be in a film with Sally Field called Hello My Name Is Doris but he wasn't supposed to be/ it just kind of happened...he'll explain. We talked about his current tour with Bleachers and it seems like he may have an upcoming Philly date about to go public and whats this about Bleachers LP2??

I had to ask him about Fun of...
Jason Tate on 03/12/15 - 05:29 PM
Nate Ruess' "Nothing Without Love" has hit Top 40 at hot adult contemporary and alternative radio.
It commanded 462 spins during the March 1-7 tracking week.
Jason Tate on 03/09/15 - 11:37 AM
Lots of Nate Ruess news over the past few days -- that's what happens when a new act gets rolled out. Anyway, Nate Harold has been announced as Nate's bass player. Also, to try and combine multiple stories into one: According to a press release today, Nate's latest single "contains backing vocals from Swedish muse, Lykke Li, along with guitar riffs from iconic Red Hot Chili Peppers’ guitarist, Josh Klinghoffer."
Jason Tate on 02/23/15 - 06:17 PM
Nate Ruess has posted an update on Facebook talking about his new album, and new song, a little more. Full thing is in the replies.
This is probably my favorite song I've ever written. The one I've listened to the most on repeat. And I can't pinpoint what it is about it that makes its so special to me. Which makes me love it even more.
Jason Tate on 02/23/15 - 12:41 PM
If you missed it this weekend, Nate Ruess' video for "Nothing Without Love" is in the replies.
Jason Tate on 02/23/15 - 11:42 AM
Nate Ruess' new single is now on iTunes.
Jason Tate on 02/23/15 - 10:53 AM
Nate Ruess' new video has made its way to Tumblr a little early. What do you think?
Jason Tate on 02/21/15 - 08:25 PM
The instantly meme-worthy single cover for Nate Ruess' new song can be found in the replies.
Jason Tate on 02/19/15 - 01:28 PM
Hit the replies for a teaser from Nate Ruess for "Nothing Without Love."
Jason Tate on 02/18/15 - 11:30 AM
Andrew Dost of Fun. has remixed "Never Let Me Go" by Michael Bermudez. It's in the replies.
Jason Tate on 02/16/15 - 01:15 PM
Nate Ruess has launched his new website -- links to all the social networks are available there as well.
Jason Tate on 02/07/15 - 12:06 PM
Nate Ruess from Fun. talks with Rolling Stone. Album due in the Summer.
And based on the new songs he played for Rolling Stone, he's realized that ambition isn't a bad thing. His still-untitled solo album (tentatively due out this summer) is brimming both with stadium-sized anthems – "Nothing Without Love," which he says will be the first single, is a worthy successor to "We Are Young's" stomp and scope, and "Great Big Storm" follows the same ELO-illuminated path as Some Nights' "Why Am I the One" – and quiet ruminations like "Take It Back," a somber ballad punctuated by a guitar solo courtesy of Wilco's Jeff Tweedy.
Jason Tate on 02/06/15 - 11:21 AM
Fun. have posted an update about their future.
A lot of you have been asking us for an update on when to expect new music from fun. As you know, we like to give you guys news and updates when they are ready, but there has been a lot of recent chatter and we hear you and wanted to speak to you directly to explain a few things.
so here goes-
first and foremost to answer the question that has been raised most often: fun is not breaking up.
fun was founded by the 3 of us at a time when we were coming out of our own bands. one thing that has always been so special about fun is that we exist as 3 individuals in music who come together to do something collaborative. we make fun records when...
Jason Tate on 02/04/15 - 09:24 PM
AllAccessMusic reported that parts of an early edit of Nate Ruess' (fun., The Format) new single called "Nothing Without Love" premiered at the iHeart Music Summit this week. That specific line in the story has since been deleted.
Jason Tate on 01/23/15 - 08:04 PM
An artist agency recently tweeted out a congratulations to two of their actors for booking a job on the Nate Ruess music video. Some on Twitter are speculating it's for a solo album, but my first guess was the Brian Wilson collaboration.

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Jason Tate on 01/10/15 - 10:55 PM
Nate Ruess of Fun. did a four-song set with Brian Wilson on Friday night, including a song, "Saturday Night on Hollywood Boulevard," that will appear on Brian's upcoming album. He also sung "Hold On Dear Brother," "Darlin'," and "God Only Knows." The show will air on PBS next year but you can hit the replies for a stream.
Jason Tate on 12/15/14 - 02:33 PM
Nate Harold and Emily Moore of Fun. have started making music together -- they've posted some songs up on SoundCloud.
Jason Tate on 11/06/14 - 12:05 PM
Taylor Swift's new song, co-written by Jack Antonoff of Fun., is now on iTunes or take a listen here.
Jason Tate on 10/13/14 - 09:16 PM
Jack Antonoff remixed Erasure's "Elevation" -- it's in the replies.
Jason Tate on 10/02/14 - 11:50 AM
Vice has gone to ask a plethora of musicians their stance on the whole stage diving fiasco that has been brought to light by Joyce Manor's recent incidents. There's commentary from Max Bemis, Laura Jane Grace, Chris Conely, Jack Antonoff and just about everyone else. For some users, I highly suggest you read this and get some insight to the way people feel the way they do.
Pretty soon, I'm going to need to get my front teeth replaced. Playing in punk bands since I was 14-years-old, I've accepted the fact that every so often, a stagediver is going to kick a microphone into my teeth. Two years ago, we were playing a show in North Carolina, we were two songs from the end of the set, and I...
Keagan Ilvonen on 10/01/14 - 11:02 AM
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 didn’t want to do something, I wouldn’t 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 don’t 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 there’s a little bit more of a “do what you’re doing and nothing else.”
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.
It’s an annoying phrase. My whole life, I’ve been someone who likes to do a lot of different things, but I’ve specifically noticed with Bleachers, people don’t 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? It’s like that phrase “jack of all trades, master of none.” Which I think is a bullshit, annoying phrase. It’s 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. “Everyone looks at me like I’m a fucking nut, but when was the last time you saw someone clean a plane? It’s just gross.” He always hugs hello and good-bye—that’s not just friendliness; he avoids shaking hands. He won’t sing into anyone else’s mike and doesn’t play brass instruments, because “talk about a cesspool for disease, a trumpet?” He’s an avid Uber user and jokes he hasn’t been on public transit since 2001, though that’s 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. You’re Still A Mystery
10. I’m 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 one’s 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: “fun. 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 we’re thrilled to partner with them and have their support for the UN’s Free & Equal campaign.” 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 - 08:11 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 they’ve 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 - 01:24 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 - 08:49 AM
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