Last night on Glee, New Directions and the Troubletones celebrated the former’s victory at Sectionals with a rollicking cover of “We Are Young” by buzzy NY-based band fun. (yes, lowercase with a period).
Almost instantly, their version shot to #1 on iTunes — and will likely soon lead viewers to the song’s originators. The New York City trio — Nate Ruess, Andrew Dost, and Jack Antonoff — will release its second album, Some Nights, this coming February, and just announced tour dates for 2012 (the band will also be on Last Call with Carson Daly on Thursday, Dec. 8). EW talked with lead singer Ruess about the Glee cover, their sound, and why the band’s name ends in a period. READ FULL STORY »