September 2, 1989 in Moskva
Kaiserslautern, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Born in 1989 as Anton Zaslavski, Zedd’s first well-known production arrived in 2010 with his remix of “Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites.” Though versed in both piano and drums, the artist focuses on digital remixes, most notably the ones he created of B.o.B., Armand Van Helden, and Lady Gaga. His first album, Clarity, was released in 2012, which included “Spectrum”, a hit that rapidly climbed the US charts. Another track, “Stay the Night”, also saw success by hitting number two on British pop charts. Zedd’s most recent album, which included Troye Sivan, Logic and Selena Gomez, was released in 2015.
1 year ago
I think that the song and its music video convey the idea that even when people have reached an ultimate low in their lives and perhaps see no point in continuing as they hate the world and themselves, there is still beauty in them and life even if they don't understand it at the moment. Whenever you reach such a juncture in your life, you need to remember that life is beautiful, so keep pushing, and the pieces will all fit together in retrospect someday.
1 year ago
This song makes me emotional because it makes me think of the things in the past I try to hold onto. "We're smart enough to know that no one gets out alive" represents the mortality of the body. Life is blessing, but the body is also a prison of sorts. That's why nobody gets out alive. And those who did should be remembered (remember the ghosts before you, drink to their souls tonight) honor their souls tonight. By holding on we can get hurt, but at the same time it is the only thing that keeps sane. (Hold on to someone close, friend.) By far one of my favorite songs I've heard in a while.