The Chainsmokers – Sick Boy. As you may have guessed, the new Chainsmokers song has some EDM squelches smuggled into a basic pop backdrop.
The Chainsmokers – Sick Boy
But it’s more varied, and a little darker, than their usual fare.
There are dramatic piano chords, light symphonic touches, and, possibly, castanets. In theory, “Sick Boy” sounds like a turn toward the meaningful—the moment when they stop measuring their dicks and start getting real.
In practice, though, the song comes off more like a parody than a parable.