Fun, an indie pop band, is made up of Nate Ruess, Jack Antonoff, and Andrew Dost. The band started in 2008 after Ruessâ€™ former band The Format split. They have two studio albums and one live album, and their 2011 single, â€œWe Are Young,â€ hit #3 on the U.S. Billboard charts.
They actively use Facebook to gain fans and recognition, and when after reaching 40,000 fans, released their single, â€œBelieve In Me,â€ for free.
In February 2010, they joined Jack Mannequin on tour. They toured with Paramour in April 2010, then went on their own European tour that spring. They have also performed for Janelle Monae on The Campus Consciousness Tour in September 2011.
Their song featuring Monae, â€œWe Are Young,â€ was performed on season three of Glee in December 2011. The song has also been featured on the TV Show, Chuck, and commercials for Chevrolet which first aired during the Super Bowl.
Funâ€™s newest album, Some Nights, dropped February 21, 2012. Their 2012 tour kicked off the same day in Long Beach, CA and will continue on throughout the U.S. and Canada.