In volledig scherm bekijken. Trivalent Music. When we were creating this video we wanted to gather as many SELFIE's as we could from friends, fans, celebrities and other types that were willing to take part, so we put in a call for action and received thousands of amazing SELFIES from so many amazing and funny people. We tried to pack in as many as possible, so try find yourself, and if you don't at first, try watch it again! De volgende afspelen Naoma Blaylock. Chainsmokers selfie Botnek remix. Jimmy Welch. Music Box Remix.
The video depicts Illenium, real name Nicholas D. Between overhead shots, helicopter footage, and dramatic closeups, the visual accompaniment perfectly suits the melancholic tone of the song. Last week, the aforementioned artists had teased the music video and song release with a guerrilla promotion. In a video depicting a text message conversation between them, they shared a phone number and promised a "little surprise" to anyone who added it as a contact on the outreach platform Community. Once they did, fans were sent a link to a second clip of the video - and then a link to the full video minutes before its premiere. After launching their respective projects in , both acts' biggest breakout years were arguably Facebook: facebook. The Chainsmokers and Illenium recruited six artists for remixes of their track "Takeaway" ft.
The video is composed of clips from their time together and apart, tampering with the temporality of the video. This repetition—paired with the close shots, the repeating lyrics, and the grayish tones—suggests that Halsey and Taggart are trapped in time, never aging and forced to go through the motions of kissing, touching, and singing over and over again. The majority of the video is close shots of Halsey and Taggart kissing, over and over again. It all seems to be happening in the same room, which may come off as banal and repetitive. The tight frames suggest confinement—there is no negative space. Your eyes are forced to concentrate on their faces, like how Halsey and Taggart may be forced to keep up this charade. And because these clips are constantly played through all four minutes and six seconds, it seems like the kissing and touching are endless. This same desperation is brought to the surface with the lyrics. When can we escape from this dimly lit room?
The song was released to digital retail and streaming formats on July 29, , and impacted radio on August 2, The song became a commercial success, topping the charts in multiple countries, including Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. A music video was released on October 24, The existence of the song was first confirmed when a snippet was performed at The Chainsmokers's Coachella set. At the Bonaroo Arts and Music Festival, Halsey was invited onto the stage to perform the song with them, where it was announced that she would be included in the final version. The song was written as a "conversational song" with two people telling each other want they want specifically.