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Twenty One Pilots’ Tyler Joseph Has Opened Up About What Ned Represents

Brii Jamieson
Brii Jamieson 5 February 2019 at 14.01

Ned captured the hearts of Twenty One Pilots fans last month, and now we know what it is that Ned represents.

Twenty One Pilots introduced us to their friend Ned in their video for 'Chlorine' last month. Since the video was released two weeks ago the cuddly-looking character has captured the hearts and minds of Pilots fans around the globe. 

There's also been a lot of speculation about what (or who) Ned is, and what Ned represents to Twenty One Pilots. 

In an interview earlier this week Twenty One Pilots frontman Tyler Joseph explained what Ned represents, sharing "Ned is a very important person to us. He’s been a friend of ours for a while, we’re now just introducing him to the world and our fans have adopted him and made him their own. That was really cool to see. Ned really does represent a lot of things but specifically, I guess you would say... it really represents this idea of creativity and trying to take care of it and trying to please it, or appease it."

He continued "It’s kinda that thing in you that tells you whether or not something is good. And when you get to the stage we’re at, you realise listening to that becomes more and more important because a lot of people start talking and trying to influence you and the decisions you can make creatively."

Tyler finished by sharing "And so... yeah, Ned saved us. We made the record we made because of Ned."

Get to know Ned in Twenty One Pilots' video for 'Chlorine' below:

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Twenty One Pilots are currently on the second leg of their Bandito World Tour- check out the full list of upcoming tour dates below:

FEBRUARY

02 - MOSCOW VTB Arena
04 - ST PETERSBURG Ice Palace
06 - HELSINKI Ice Hall
08 - STOCKHOLM Ericsson Globe Arena
09 - OSLO Telenor Arena
11 - COPENHAGEN Royal Arena
12 - HAMBURG Barclaycard Arena
14 - BERLIN Mercedes-Benz Arena
15 - LODZ Atlas Arena
16 - PRAGUE The O2 Arena
17 - VIENNA Wiener Stadthalle
21 - BOLOGNA Unipol Arena
23 - ZURICH Hallenstadion Zurich
24 - STUTTGART Hanns-Martin-Schleyerhalle
25 - COLOGNE Lanxess Arena
27 - BIRMINGHAM Genting Arena

MARCH

01 - DUBLIN 3Arena
02 - BELFAST Arena Belfast
04 - GLASGOW The SSE Hydro Arena
05 - MANCHESTER Manchester Arena
07 - LONDON The SSE Arena Wembley
08 - LONDON The SSE Arena Wembley
09 - LONDON The SSE Arena Wembley
11 - PARIS Accorhotels Arena
12 - AMSTERDAM Ziggo Dome
13 - BRUSSELS Palais 12
15 - BILBAO Bizkaia Arena (BEC!)
16 - MADRID WiZink Center
17 - LISBON Altice Arena

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