OneRepublic performs at The World Festival of Youth and Students

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OneRepublic performed at the WFYS opening ceremony in Sochi.

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Ryan Tedder Says “Kids” Is About Not Peaking Too Soon

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OneRepublic will hit the road in 2017 in support of their new album, Oh My My, but right now, they’re focused on their current single, “Kids.” Lead singer Ryan Tedder tells ABC Radio it was inspired by his experiences as a young man, and how he rejects the notion that those were his “glory days.”

“The song’s nostalgic, both the way it sounds and what the lyrics are — if you can understand them, ‘cause I’m singing ‘em pretty fast,” Ryan laughs. “But really, the idea is looking back on youth, early 20s, late teens, and that time period where you feel like ‘Oh my God, anything’s possible’…this sense of freedom and ‘This is incredible’…if you have the wherewithal to actually appreciate your youth when you’re in it.”
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