09 OCTOBER 2019 (TORONTO, ON) - Three-time GRAMMY® Award winning multiplatinum band Maroon 5 debuts today the music video for their new hit single “Memories” via 222 Records/Interscope Records/Universal Music Canada, the country's leading music company.
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Directed by acclaimed director David Dobkin, who also helmed the band’s “Sugar” and “Girls Like You” videos, “Memories” features a stripped down emotional performance of the song by Maroon 5 front man Adam Levine. Dobkin's combined previous work with Maroon 5 have totaled over 6 Billion views! The video also features work by acclaimed cinematographer Jeff Cronenweth (David Fincher’s Fight Club and The Social Network).
The release of “Memories” marks the first new music from the Los Angeles band since the release of their global anthem “Girls Like You” in 2017. Produced by Adam Levine and The Monsters & Strangerz, as well as Executive Produced by Jacob "J Kash" Hindlin, “Memories” marks a moment of creative and personal progression for Maroon 5. The minimalist ballad starkly pairs a lilting clean guitar with chantable and evocative lyrics from Levine. In addition to representing another sonic side, it tackles uncharted subject matter for the group— namely loss—but from a different angle. Following its release, “Memories” debut chart position claimed Maroon 5’s 30th Billboard Hot 100 entry and is their 22nd song to land in the top 40 on the chart.
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Maroon 5 stands out as not only one of pop music’s most enduring artists, but also one of the 21st century’s biggest acts. To date, the universally renowned Los Angeles band have achieved three GRAMMY® Awards and sold over 56 million albums, 328 million singles worldwide and earned gold and platinum certifications in more than 35 countries. The band won over fans and critics alike with the hybrid rock/R&B sound they introduced on their debut album, Songs About Jane and their double platinum album, It Won't be Soon Before Long. Maroon 5 went on to release studio albums, Hands All Over, which featured the anthemic “Moves Like Jagger,” and Overexposed. The band’s fifth studio album, V, debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top 200 chart and featured the #1 hit singles “Maps,” “Animals” and “Sugar,” helping the band set a record for the most #1’s by a group in the Top 40 chart’s 20-year history, with 10 in total. The music video for the album’s GRAMMY- nominated single "Sugar" has 3+ billion views to date, making Maroon 5 the first band to achieve that many views on a video. Maroon 5 released their 6th studio album, Red Pill Blues, in late 2017 via 222/ Interscope. The album features the global hit single “Girls Like You” ft. Cardi B, which reached #1 at Top 40, #1 at Adult Pop, #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for seven consecutive weeks. The track also claimed the #1 position on iTunes and Spotify, all while accumulating over 818 million Spotify streams and over 2.2 billion YouTube/ VEVO views and is notably the most-watched video on VEVO in 2018. The single also holds the record for longest reign by a group on the AC Radio chart. The band recently finished 2018 as the biggest act on U.S. radio (according to Nielsen Music). The group’s songs amassed 8.58 billion audience impressions across all monitored radio stations, which included 1.95 million plays of Maroon 5’s music. Adam Levine and the band played over 120 concerts in 30+ countries with more than 2,500,000 fans in attendance.