Nate Ruess Speaks On The Pros + Cons Of Stepping Out From Fun.

"I quite enjoy the person that's in my head, and I think we have a great working relationship," he says.

Fun. frontman Nate Ruess is totally okay with people not recognizing his name — for now.

The singer has been a part of a band (remember the glory days when he was in The Format?) for the past 15 years, but these days he’s flying solo.

Hit the clip to hear this month’s You Oughta Know artist talk about the benefits and drawbacks of breaking from a band to pursue a solo career, and hear Ruess sing an a cappella version of “Nothing Without Love,” the single from his first solo effort, here.

1/2 Cartoon, 1/2 Beyhive.