The Chainsmokers on Making 'Closer' 'At the Back of a Tour Bus at 3am' | Billboard One on 1





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Published on Dec 16, 2016

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The Chainsmokers talk about making the "Closer" beat at the "back of the tour bus at 3 a.m." Manager Adam Alpert recalls not quite getting "Closer" at first, while Columbia's Joel Klaiman remembers knowing "Closer" was "just different and special."

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