The New York based Indie band consists of Nate Ruess (lead singer), Jack Antonoff (guitar) and Andrew Dost (drums). Their tracks include the hit single 'We Are Young'.


Real Name:
Nate Ruess
Born: February 26, 1982
Starsign: Pisces
Birthplace: Iowa City, Iowa
Hometown: New York City

First single: At Least I'm Not as Sad (As I Used to Be)
First album: Aim and Ignite

Did you know?

  • Nate used to be in a band called Format, but they split in 2008.
  • Nate recruited Andrew Dost and Jack Antonoff from Anathallo and Steel Train respectively.
  • Drummer Andrew also plays the piano, guitar, bass guitar, keyboard, synthesizer, trumpet, flugelhorn and glockenspiel in the band.
  • Their single 'We Are Young' was the first indie rock song to top the Billboard Hot 100 in the US since Coldplay's 'Viva La Vida' in 2008.
  • The 'We Are Young' music video has been viewed over 48 million times on YouTube.