Continuing in their tradition of dropping one-off singles with easy-listening pop loops, Grammy-nominated electro DJ duo The Chainsmokers released a new track on Friday. This one, “Paris,” leans into their storytelling tendency (remember the doomed couple of smash hit “Closer”?), again with Drew Taggart as the male vocal toying with a complicated love affair. But for once, there’s no female singer featured — making this the duo’s first real solo track since 2015.
“We were staying in Paris / to get away from your parents,” it opens, “And I thought, ‘Wow, if I could take this in a shot right now / I don’t think that we could work this out,’” — a less-than-encouraging reflection on yet another tricky relationship.
Raisa Bruner @raisabruner
“Paris” OUT NOW: http://ift.tt/2iOaCjV
Directed by Rory Kramer
Starring Alexis Ren @alexisren
Shot on location at Casa Malca. Tulum, Mexico