‘Closer’ By Chainsmokers Is Ghost Produced?
Closer is produced by the duo The Chainsmokers. Featuring Halsey for of the half vocals and half by The Chainsmoker’s Andrew Taggart. The song is released on July 2k16. Closer is released through Disruptor Records and Columbia Records.
This song credits goes to many artists including, Taggart, Halsey, Shaun Frank, Freddy Kennet, Isaac Slade, and Joe King. American duo, The Chainsmokers have topped the Billboard Hot 100 Chart many times with major hit tracks like ‘Roses’, ‘Don’t Let Me Down’ and also ‘Closer’.
Right after the major hit of Closer in 2016, followed a big controversy. A few critics on social media pointed out that ‘Closer’ sounds very similar to Fetty Wap’s ‘679’ which was released in 2015 here the question arises Is ‘Closer’ By Chainsmokers Is Ghost Produced?
Later on, another allegation was raise that the song also sounds similar to The Fray’s ‘Over My Head’. Which implied that either the track by The Chainsmokers is a copy. Or The Fray might have ghost produced it for them. The Chainsmokers reacts right after this allegation. And now Isaac Slae and Joe King are now credited as the writers of ‘Closer’ on the website of performance rights organization, ASCAP.
Also, It happens that somewhere or other the names of the ghost producers are actually mentioned in the credits section but the fans just miss out on that. Not every time, but sometimes it’s wrong to accuse artists if stealing. Because if the name of any artist is not mentioned then its surely a ghost produced a track and due to the certain agreement, it was pre-decided by both the parties to not mention it.
Deadmau5 accused The Chainsmokers of using ghost producer
Deadmau5 is one of the famous names in the EDM industry. He is well known for his own unique style production and survived for a long time in the music industry. This day deadmau5 is accusing many EDM Artists of using ghost producers. Chainsmokers is one of them.
Deadmau5 called The Chainsmokers on Twitter and here is their conversation.
Deadmau5 – Easy. You suck a shitload of Grammy dick and pay a ghost producer. Next question. Chainsmokers – Learning so much every day! Really feeling lucky to be in the position we are. We catch lots of heat but we … Chainsmokers – And that’s all that matters. Not everyone is gonna get it or like it but a lot of you guys do and that’s what pushes us ❤️ Chainsmokers – So long story short. We aren’t going anywhere. love y’all good night! See ya tomorrow Charleston for a big night! In the case of The Chainsmokers, the truth has never come out and also after the duo credited the artists, the whole controversy was shut down. It did affect their reputation but they are back on track with new music that their fans are admiring.