Oops, the rest of America is catching up with us! Check out The Slippery Appeal of the Biggest New Band in America, in The New Yorker, August 24, 2016. Even though this isn't a “book” per se, I thought this was important enough to highlight as my current “read.” Check out the article to find out what is behind the duo's name, and find out why the writer says,
The arena was full of people who had been waiting for this, and there was, in the air, a sense of adulation and tearful communion that I associate with acts at the level of Beyoncé—a feeling that is particular to a handful of arena-filling musicians each year.
Wow, Beyonce! Really? Who knew!
I feel both very cool for being ahead of The New Yorker and rather annoyed that they've spilled the beans! If you haven't heard twenty one pilots yet, quick, zip over to Spotify before all the old folks beat you and start telling you about this great new band they read about in The New Yorker. Wouldn't that be, like, SOOOOO annoying?
I'd suggest starting with “Stressed Out:”
And probably after that, “Heathens:”
Photo credit belongs to the original Getty photographer, of course: Tim Mosenfelder. I'm just borrowing it to try to convince y'all to go read the article.