The Chainsmokers Reveal Different Side on New Track, "The One"
As the month of March finally draws to a close, bringing in its imminent finale the beginning of April, the release date for The Chainsmokers’ debut studio album, “Memories: Do Not Open,” likewise approaches, slated to drop on Friday, April 7th.
The album has become a highly anticipated product from the American DJ duo that has consistently smashed chart rankings and broken records via “Closer” and “Paris.” Yet despite the proximity of the official April 7th release date, The Chainsmokers have elected to reward the patient members of their “Pack” with a taste of what it is to come in April through the surprise announcement of a new single from the album, “The One.”
An emotional track that is noticeably more of a ballad than a banger, The One features the vocals of Andrew Taggart and Emily Warren, a female vocalist known for her work on the Chainsmokers/Tritonal collab, “Until You Were Gone.” Warren additionally lends her vocals to two other songs to appear on the album, “Don’t Say,” and “My Type.”
The One exhibits a softer side of The Chainsmokers, swapping an energetic drop for a more minimalistic one in a move that directs the listener’s attention not to a thunderous drop, but to the song’s raw lyrical content. An honest track to which many will be able to emotionally relate, The One signals The Chainsmokers’ commitment to the crafting of an album that will “tell a story,” and likely one regarding a failed relationship.
Ready your tissues, and preview The One below.