• Originally this was a song commissioned for a commercial.
Jeep motor vehicles asked Interscope Records if they could come up with a song to promote their
Jeep Renegade SUV as a commercial tie-in.
From the Album
It was written very quickly, just a few days after the request was sent in
It has been the band's most successful song so far. Lead vocalist Sam Harris said:
"We're trying not to get too caught up in everything. We're just glad people like
it and that it's having a positive effect on them."
March 3, 2015
Noah Feldshuh, Alexander Grant, Casey Harris, Adam Levin
Alex da Kid, X Ambassadors
"Renegades" on YouTube
The video was released in June 2015 and was shot in the band's hometown of Ithaca, New York.
It depicts several disabled people working to overcome their challenges. It had a personal aspect to it,
since band member Casey Harris has been blind since childhood.
X Ambassadors Tour Dates:
Sam Harris said:
"We wanted to make it emotional and personal - and that's as personal as it gets for me, Casey and the band"