Album: Some Nights
Label: Fueled by Ramen
Review by: Bill Jones
Whether music fans know it or not, they’ve probably already had some contact with Fun.’s sophomore full-length, Some Nights. The first single, “We Are Young” (featuring soul musician Janelle Monáe), was covered on Glee long before the album’s release. Then it was featured on Chuck, and then in a major Chevy commercial for the Super Bowl. Hell, it was even used in a video package for the WWE Slammy Awards.
And as fans who have heard the song and ventured to give Some Nights a listen have already found, the single and the album are both well-deserving of the attention they have received. Fun.’s Some Nights is an incredibly strong album from start to finish, save one major blemish, and quite possibly the best album to come out of the indie-pop scene since The Format’s Dog Problems. (more…)