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Blogaroo: Day 5: fun.

1 Jun

The group fun. got started in New York City in 2008, following the break up of The Format. After the group disbanded, Nate Ruess teamed up with Andrew Dost and Jack Antonoff of Anathallo and Steel Train. Dost had toured with The Format, and Ruess met Antonoff after The Format toured with Steel Train. The band recorded their first demo, Benson Hedges, in 2008 — which ultimately led to a gig with Chevy  and spot on the 2012 Bonnaroo lineup.

They’ve blown up in four years, and something tells me they’re only getting bigger.

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