1. Singer Ezra Koenig was once an avid blogger.
2. Bassist Chris Baio is an accomplished DJ.
3. Multi-instrumental Rostam Batmanglij also produces music independent of the band.
4. In college, drummer Chris Tomson wrote and performed folk music under the pseudonym Digby Sellars.
5. They come from talented families. Both Baio and Rostam's siblings are successful artists.
6. They used to tour in a minivan.
7. Although their music is pretty clean, they do have capacity for profanity.
8. Chris Baio is a New York Rangers fan and has his cat wear a jersey to prove it.
9. Chris Tomson is a New Jersey Nets fan. During a recent concert at Barclay's Centre he sported four different Nets jerseys.
10. They are all-around hilarious. They proved this during a Reddit AMA in May.
11. They don't ascribe to the YOLO mentality.
12. They are great at Twitter.
13. They interact with One Direction more often than you would expect.
14. In 2008, they did a safe sex PSA for MTV.
Now that you are better informed, go celebrate!
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