fun. Premiere Video for “Some Nights”

Now that fun. are getting the recognition they’ve deserved since Aim and Ignite, they also have the budget to create music videos that complement the scope of the narrative of their songwriting. In their video for “Some Nights,” Anthony Mandler directs the band in a Civil War dramatization following a Yankee and a Confederate from their home lives to the battlefield. In addition to being shot beautifully, the video treatment takes the lyric This is it, boys / This is war literally and converts the song from a declaration of Nate Ruess’ association with the music industry to a soldier’s relationship with war. Clever.


You can see fun. performing “One Foot” tonight on Jimmy Kimmel Live and, if you missed it, you can watch them perform “We Are Young” with Janelle Monae at the MTV Movie Awards while most of young Hollywood sings along from the audience.

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fun. Perform “We Are Young” On The Late Show With David Letterman

The frustrating thing about seeing fun. perform on television is that late night never seems to capture the charm and passion that goes into their live show or the full scope of Nate Ruess’ voice. The great thing about seeing them perform on Letterman, however, is seeing fun. perform on Letterman.

Last night the band was introduced as a “very popular band”(!!) by David Letterman before Jack Antonoff counted them into the intro of the song that has been playing on repeat in car radios across the U.S. for months.

Watch fun. perform “We Are Young” on last night’s episode of The Late Show With David Letterman:

From the look of things, fun. are going to be on tour for the rest of their lives. From California, to Australia, to Scotland, you can find a tour date near you over here.

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fun. Premiere Video for “Some Nights Intro,” Appear On Conan


To promote this week’s release of their second album, Some Nights, fun. took a Janelle Monae-less version of “We Are Young” to last night’s episode of Conan. The band was backed by a ten-kid choir and Conan wore a mustache to introduce them?

If the show airs past your bedtime, catch the performance here:

In addition to finding their way to late night television, fun. took to IFC to premiere the official video for their explosive album opener, “Some Nights Intro.” Directed by Poppy de Villeneuve, the band performs the song to a group of friends at a black tie get together in a self-described Kubrick setting. If you’re a diehard fan, some of the faces in the video will look familiar:

Some Nights is available now on iTunes as well as at all of the other usual media outlets.
If you prefer to stream the album, you can hear it on Spotify, where Nate Ruess, Andrew Dost, and Jack Antonoff offer exclusive track-by-track commentary on the making of Some Nights.

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To find out where fun. is playing on their upcoming tour, go to ournameisfun.com.

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