Cigarettes After Sex is an American ambient pop musical group led by Greg Gonzalez. The band’s first EP, I., was released in 2012 with the single Affection following in 2015. Gonzalez recorded the first EP in a four-story stairway at his alma mater, University of Texas at El Paso, calling the experience “basically an accident; kind of an experiment”. Gonzalez relocated to Brooklyn, NY where the band’s single, “Affection”, was recorded and released in 2015 along with a cover of REO Speedwagon’s “Keep On Loving You”. Through music recommendations, Cigarettes After Sex has gained millions of views on YouTube leading to live performances across Europe & the US.