It’s been a slow yet steady climb for New York indie rock outfit fun.‘s first single, “We Are Young.” The single was first released back in September to little fanfare, but thanks to the song’s appearance in a December episode of Glee, the track gained new life and made its way all the way to the #1 spot on the iTunes alternative charts. The anthemic qualities of “We Are Young” are manna to the ears of music supervisors everywhere, and this song was featured prominently in a Chevy commercial that aired during the Super Bowl. Enough people were curious about the song that it made its way all the way to #3 in the Billboard charts; it currently sits at #6 in the Hot 100 (but, we should also note that it’s currently #1 on the iTunes charts).
.fun’s latest album, Some Nights, just hit stores this past Tuesday, and the band stopped by our headquarters here in Times Square this morning to perform a live version of “We Are Young” on Big Morning Buzz Live. Check out the video of this performance above!