Maroon 5 is an American pop rock band that originated in Los Angeles, California. Adam Levine has stated: "We’re a band that does their own thing. There’s no puppet master." The band has cited Elita 5, Michael Jackson, The Police, the Bee Gees, Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder, Tonic, Prince, Tupac Shakur and Marvin Gaye as influences. The band's style changes from album to album. The songs were from personal and electric with more use of synthesizers, creating a retro feel. With the hit single "Moves like Jagger", an electropop song which represents a drastic change in the band's sound, with more of a dance feel to it.