The Chainsmokers’s new video for their single “Who Do You Love” featuring 5 Seconds of Summer presents a “Battle of the Bands” competition between the two groups as they belt out the song while trying to outperform each other.
With his trademark orchestration of heavy bass and light-footed violin, Bird’s masterful songwriting is center-stage. The many layers of his songs are hidden within unique lyrics and non-traditional song structure.
It’s obvious from even the album artwork, a picture of Lewis’s torso in a low-cut dress that mimics the same style as her 2014 LP The Voyager, that she is no longer held back by the perception of others. She is who she is, and she’s learning and growing just like the rest of us.
From the opening cascade of glockenspiel and vibraphone on “Silhouettes,” it’s clear the band is working with new materials — there’s an almost orchestral grandeur to the album, a panoramic sweep wholly separate from the stripped-down sound more familiar to the band.