outbrain
Close  

Twenty One Pilots’ ‘special’ realization

/ 12:30 AM April 25, 2019

Twenty One Pilots

The musical duo Twenty One Pilots has achieved massive success in the past few years, with its last two albums, “Blurryface” and “Trench,” spawning numerous platinum-selling singles.

But they’re not stopping there. “Why not dream big? Why not have as many people hear us and our art as possible? It’s fun. It’s cool to continue to travel and play music and have that be our jobs,” lead vocalist Tyler Joseph told Dork magazine.

ADVERTISEMENT

To this day, Tyler said he and his bandmate, drummer Josh Dun, feel that they still have something to prove. “I don’t know if we’ll ever get to a point where we feel like we’ve won everybody over and it’s on cruise control,” he said.

Upcoming festivals

FEATURED STORIES

The American band, who mixes alternative hip-hop, rock and electropop, is behind such hits as “Stressed Out,” “Ride” and the “Suicide Club” theme song, “Heathens.”

Tyler and Josh are also set to headline the eagerly anticipated upcoming Reading and Leeds festivals.

“We kept our heads down and just kept grinding every day. It’s like when you don’t see a nephew for a long time; you realize he grew up and got taller,” Tyler said of Twenty One Pilot’s gradual growth in popularity.

“We just didn’t feel how gigantic everything got for us doing that touring cycle,” he added. “It’s not until we look back on it after having a little break that we realized how special it was.” —ALLAN POLICARPIO

Read Next
EDITORS' PICK
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: “Blurryface” and “Trench”, Music, twenty one pilots
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.