Antonoff worked with producers John Hill and Vince Clarke on the Bleachers studio album, as he sought to create "massive, beautiful pop songs that sound fuckin' cool." Jack Antonoff, all'anagrafe Jack Michael Antonoff (Bergenfield, 31 marzo 1984), ... Nel 2017 ha lavorato con Lorde alla produzione del suo album Melodrama e con Taylor Swift per la produzione di Reputation, dei quali è stato co-autore di gran parte dei brani. The Huffington Post published a positive review of Bleachers' first single, "I Wanna Get Better"—released on February 18—calling it the "catchiest song of 2014," while Time proclaimed, "[Bleachers] is more fun than Fun. Before Taylor, everyone said: 'You're not a producer'. They released a self-titled EP through a friend's record label in January 2000.
Aside from his work with Bleachers and Fun, Antonoff has worked as a songwriter and record producer with various artists, including Taylor Swift, Lorde, St. Vincent, Lana Del Rey, Kevin Abstract, Carly Rae Jepsen, The Chicks, and Troye Sivan. It was released in six 15-minute episodes and included cameos from Lena Dunham, Rosie Perez, Olivia Wilde, Colin Quinn, and Jason Mantzoukas. La traccia di apertura del disco, Green Light, fonde al suo interno sonorità elettropop, dance pop, e post-disco e si ispira allo stile espresso dai Florence and the Machine, che la cantante ha avuto modo di ascoltare in concerto prima di iniziare il processo di scrittura del brano. On working on the ground-breaking film, the first major studio picture to focus on a gay teenager, Antonoff said "I believe Love, Simon is pivotal, a major step for a new generation" and added that he was "honored" that "genius" director Greg Berlanti asked him to work on the soundtrack. The record is all about finding a world where you can be kind to yourself in.. If I'm producing someone's song or writing with someone else, then doing a Bleachers song or a Fun song is an escape and it keeps me creative and it keeps me locked into what I want to do.  The group was popular on the jamband festival circuit and Antonoff has said he's applied that grassroots mentality to his future projects. , In 2008, Nate Ruess (formerly the frontman of the Format) asked Antonoff to join him and Andrew Dost (formerly of Anathallo) in a new band, which became fun.. Antonoff was already well acquainted with Ruess and Dost, as their former bands had all toured together. I have never spoken to Ella [Lorde] about it. Le sonorità di The Louvre si ispirano a quelle dell'album di Frank Ocean Blonde (2016), il cui processo di produzione ha coinvolto anche il disc jockey australiano Flume. ", Antonoff is Jewish. So to get away from music, I do other music.  They released an album, A Boy Can Dream, in July 2001 through Triple Crown Records. PEOPLE confirmed in January that Dunham, 32, and Antonoff, 33, had called it quits after five years of dating.
He was a key contributor to her sixth album Reputation. Text us for exclusive photos and videos, royal news, and way more. Although the pair has remained close in the months since their breakup, they also appear to have moved on romantically. In regard to Strange Desire, Antonoff said: It doesn't have to be one or the other ... You don't have to [make] big pop songs that sound stupid and you don't have to make these fuckin' apologetic, tired droney songs that sound incredible.  His younger sister, Sarah, died of brain cancer at the age of 13 when Antonoff was a senior in high school. this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. We haven’t talked since Jack and I broke up. In 2015, Antonoff started his own music festival called Shadow of the City. , Antonoff and Dunham dated from April 2012 until December 2017, with representatives of both announcing their separation as "amicable". Its lead single "Don't Take the Money" peaked at number 2 on Alternative Radio. Il suo secondo album è uno studio magistrale circa l'essere una giovane donna, un disco pop elegante e umido, pieno di dolore ed edonismo, realizzato con la massima cura e saggezza»: proprio per questo, gli ha conferito una valutazione pari a 8.8/10.  Antonoff released Bleachers' second album Gone Now on June 2, 2017.
, Per questo progetto, pubblicato a quasi quattro anni di distanza dal predecessore Pure Heroine (2013), Lorde si è discostata dalle sonorità minimaliste che hanno caratterizzato la prima fase della sua carriera proponendo invece un album di genere pop ed elettropop che si contraddistingue per l'utilizzo del pianoforte e di beat elettronici massimalisti. Antonoff has been nominated for a Golden Globe Award and won four Grammy Awards: two for his work with Fun, one for production on Taylor Swift's album 1989, and one with St. Vincent for writing the title track on Masseduction.
 Sober, la seconda traccia, è stata invece scritta dopo la prima partecipazione della cantante al Coachella Festival nel 2014.  Invece, il 21 maggio, promuove nuovamente il singolo Green Light in occasione dei Billboard Music Awards. RELATED: Lena Dunham Holds Hands with New Mystery Man 6 Months After Splitting from Jack Antonoff.  Sober II (Melodrama), il seguito di Sober, precede Writer in the Dark, che è stata scritta dalla cantante dopo essersi risvegliata nel mezzo della notte nel letto di uno sconosciuto; Lorde definisce il brano come una «parentesi dolorosa» all'interno del progetto. He claims that hearing of others' battles with depression made him feel "not better, but not alone" and "way less scared. È davvero una collezione di momenti, pensieri e illustrazioni.  Il 27 agosto dello stesso anno, nell'ambito degli MTV Video Music Awards 2017, Lorde presenta un'esibizione coreutica del brano Homemade Dynamite, poche settimane dopo estratto come terzo singolo ufficiale in una versione incisa con la collaborazione dei colleghi statunitensi Khalid, SZA e Post Malone.  "Brave" was used by Microsoft to advertise its Windows tablet technology device. 1989 was released in October 2014, and became the biggest-selling album in the U.S. in 2014. While Dunham said she privately spoke with Antonoff about the rumors, she called the situation “so embarrassing.”, “It was awful,” she said. He co-produced Lana Del Rey's sixth studio album Norman Fucking Rockwell!, which was released on August 30, 2019. We're All Just Living in It.
The album received critical praise with NME's Rhian Daly noting that the "bohemian folk" sound of the record was a departure from Antonoff's "brand of crystalline euphoria." According to The Cut, Dunham has been “very casually seeing an artist she met through mutual friends.” Antonoff has also been linked to model Carlotta Kohl — the two sat courtside at a Knicks game in March. Production and writing credits The band then convinced two of their friends from the band Random Task, Evan Winiker and Matthew Goldman, to drop out of college to join the new band.  Aside from "Look What You Made Me Do", Swift and Antonoff also co-wrote and co-produced five other songs in Reputation—"Getaway Car", "Dress", "This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things", "Call It What You Want", and "New Year's Day". “I thought I was kind of proving weird girls can have love too,” Dunham said of Antonoff and Kohl’s reported romance. “He literally held my hand while I got an enema on New Year’s Eve while his family celebrated. The band lasted until 2002. Inoltre, l'artista ha proposto un confronto con il predecessore Pure Heroine, in particolare per quanto riguarda gli stili espressi nei due progetti: «Melodrama è un po' più stilizzato del primo. It was awful, and I couldn’t do anything about it except trust that what he was saying to me was true.”.  He grew up in New Milford, New Jersey, and Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey, and attended elementary school at the Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County.  La settimana seguente, il progetto ha venduto 69 000 copie, calando alla settima posizione. The Best Albums of the Decade (2010–19), According to Music Critics, Best of the 2010s: Pitchfork Readers' Poll Results, Lorde Heading for First No. , Il 1º giugno è stato reso disponibile su YouTube l'audio completo del secondo singolo estratto, Perfect Places, la cui pubblicazione è avvenuta nella stessa giornata sotto forma di download digitale e il 6 giugno successivo per le stazioni radiofoniche statunitensi.  Stando ai dati riportati da Mediatraffic, a livello mondiale l'album si è imposto come l'album più venduto con un totale di 185 000 copie nella settimana seguente alla sua pubblicazione, battendo i debutti degli album di 2 Chainz e Nickelback. RELATED: Lena Dunham Wishes Ex Jack Antonoff a Happy Father’s Day, Says Their Bond Is ‘4ever’, “He’s a very loyal person, so he was not going to bail when the going got tough,” she said. Lena Dunham is opening up about her strained relationship with Lorde. Sull'aggregatore di recensioni Metacritic, l'album ha totalizzato un punteggio di 91 su 100 calcolato tramite 33 giudizi professionali, risultato che equivale all'«acclamazione universale». Antonoff initially sang in the group until early 2000 when Eddie Wright took over on vocals. During the tour, Outline played in venues such as anarchist bookstores, while the oldest member of the band drove because he was 18 years old. , Melodrama è stato accolto con critiche eccellenti da parte della critica specializzata. , On June 26, 2019, Antonoff previewed a new musical project with Sam Dew and Sounwave called Red Hearse.  The quickly written song was released on April 23, and by the end of June, "Brave" had sold 160,000 digital copies and peaked at number 61 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. In addition to musical performances, the festival conducts dunk tank and Mario Kart tournaments to benefit The Ally Coalition. He has also served as the co-writer or co-producer on albums by Taylor Swift, Lorde, Kevin Abstract, The Chicks, Lana Del Rey, and St. Vincent, and has written and produced individual tracks for artists including Pink, Sara Bareilles, Fifth Harmony, Troye Sivan, Carly Rae Jepsen, and Sia, among many others. In June 2014, Antonoff said he was "desperate" for kids, explaining: It just seems like the most fun thing in the world.  Il videoclip ufficiale di accompagnamento al brano è stato pubblicato il 3 agosto successivo. You'll get the latest updates on this topic in your browser notifications. If you would like to opt out of browser push notifications, please refer to the following instructions specific to your device and browser: Lena Dunham Says She Hasn't Spoken to Lorde Since the Jack Antonoff Romance Rumors.