Fun (stylized fun.) is an American indie pop band based in New York City, New York that was formed by Nate Ruess, formerly of The Format. After the 2008 breakup of The Format, Ruess left Arizona to develop his career in New York City. Ruess then formed Fun with Andrew Dost of Anathallo and Jack Antonoff of Steel Train.
Fun recorded their debut album, “Aim and Ignite” in August 2009 with producer Steven McDonald and arranger Roger Joseph Manning, Jr., the former keyboardist of Jellyfish. The first single, “At Least I'm Not As Sad (As I Used To Be)” was made available as a free download.