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Imagine Dragons

Imagine Dragons songsMost popular Imagine Dragons songs (see all 60 songs)
1Demons lyrics78
2I Bet My Life lyrics100
3On Top Of The World lyrics266
4Warriors lyrics305
5All For You lyrics353
6Radioactive lyrics359
7Battle Cry lyrics1,761
8Monster lyrics1,775
9It's Time lyrics2,330
10All Eyes lyrics4,137

Imagine Dragons albumsMost popular Imagine Dragons albums (see all 8 albums)
1Night Visions [2012]30
2The Archive - EP [2013]200
3Hell And Silence - EP [2010]237
4Night Visions Live [2014]246
5Continued Silence - EP [2012]249
6Imagine Dragons - EP [2009]275
7It's Time - EP [2011]494
8Smoke + Mirrors [2015]


Biography
In a dark kitchen in the middle of a sweaty night in Las Vegas, all 6'4" of Dan Reynolds is hunched over a laptop, slapping beats on the table and crooning lyrics into a tiny microphone. Before long, he and the other three members of indie rock band Imagine Dragons would be playing "It's Time," that same laptop-demo-turned-supersized-anthem, from the roof of a parking garage to a wave of thousands of screaming fans. This song title to the single from their 2012 debut KidInaKorner/Interscope release "Continued Silence EP" is an all too apt descriptor of the band's hard-earned success—but it's also emblematic of the deep-seated anxiety Reynolds and the rest of the band experienced leaving behind any realistic expectation of a normal job to do the thing they love most.

A third-generation Las Vegas native, Reynolds is no stranger to the adage "the house always wins," choosing to pave his musical career with a near obsessive work ethic and hundreds of unused demos rather than roll the dice with the first songs that sprung from his mouth. It's no surprise, then, that he was drawn to guitarist Wayne Sermon, another founding member of Imagine Dragons. Having practically grown up in a recording studio and graduated Berklee College of Music, Wayne had been practicing his guitar through meals and other socially inappropriate situations as long as he could remember; he challenged Dan in a way that was both uncomfortable and exactly what they both needed. When they began writing songs together and recognized something special was happening, Wayne called up his Berklee friend Ben McKee, who promptly dropped out of school with only a few credits left, moving across the country to play bass for the band. This sort of reckless/genius behavior is typical for Ben, who has an uncanny penchant for spicy food and a suitcase full of unbelievable road stories. More recently, the band was joined by drummer Daniel Platzman, another Bostonian schoolmate who seems way too nice to be playing rock and roll until you actually see him in action.

Several tours and three self-released EPs later, Imagine Dragons had made a serious name for itself, particularly in the west coast circuit. Although their songs vary from nearly whimsical and light to brooding and powerful, listeners are drawn to the inherent honesty in the music. The only rule of thumb for the band, it seems, is to write from a true place; the result is songs that literally run the spectrum of human emotion. Attend a concert, and it becomes clear that the live performance of deeply personal songs has a real effect on people. And the band itself is not immune, as demonstrated when Dan literally passed out into the drum set during a finale song, sending cymbals and drum stands crashing while the rest of the band played on until the close.

Great songwriting is bound to be noticed eventually. As proof that the harder you work, the luckier you get, one of those people who noticed was Grammy winning producer Alex da Kid (Eminem, Rihanna). Alex and Dan began collaborating on projects, and soon the band had developed a relationship with Alex and his team. The alchemy resulting from Alex's hip hop sensibilities and Imagine Dragons' anthemic rock is nothing short of explosive. The byproduct of this creative collision is "Continued Silence," a six song in-your-face sonic grenade that breaks musical boundaries and yet is strangely relatable by its improbably diverse audience.

Despite it all, on any given day when they aren't on the road playing shows, you can still find Imagine Dragons huddled away in a rehearsal room somewhere, banging out song after song in search of the next perfect track. Like most things in Vegas, the band is angled at going big or going bust. For the sake of those who love great music, we hope it's the former
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16 Comments
0 likes - like | 25 days ago AnimoSpei 
 
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@ song: Imagine Dragons - On Top Of The World

dan reynolds singing this on acoustic version is so great!
0 likes - like | 25 days ago AnimoSpei 
 
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@ song: Imagine Dragons - All For You

oh my god this is a great song!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11
0 likes - like | 25 days ago AnimoSpei 
 
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@ album: Imagine Dragons - It's Time - EP [2011]

it's all great really just by mistake i vote only very nice!
0 likes - like | 17-11-2014 18:07 AnimoSpei 
 
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@ song: Imagine Dragons - Demons

It's the greatest song I know! But hey, Dan Reynolds is ist single writer, ain't he?!
0 likes - like | 22-07-2014 16:15 Derpkitteh 
Derpkitteh
 
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@ song: Imagine Dragons - All For You

Currently waiting for the studio recorded version of this song to be released so we can post more accurate and full lyrics for you.
0 likes - like | 12-02-2014 01:07 PianoPLayer698 
PianoPLayer698
 
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@ song: Imagine Dragons - Radioactive

this song is good
0 likes - like | 12-02-2014 01:07 PianoPLayer698 
PianoPLayer698
 
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@ song: Imagine Dragons - Demons

this is a good song
0 likes - like | 13-08-2013 04:47 kalsonberry 
kalsonberry
 
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@ song: Imagine Dragons - On Top Of The World

Ok I'll comment on this one because I love this song! My most played song of 2012.
0 likes - like | 21-07-2013 20:29 emalinis 
emalinis
 
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@ song: Imagine Dragons - Radioactive

- Lou Diamond Phillips. La la la la la bamba!
0 likes - like | 03-06-2013 22:48 Alliey 
Alliey
 
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@ song: Imagine Dragons - Lost Cause

I love Imagine Dragons, they're songs are great; all their songs are great. They are really passionate about their music, and the beats to them are just amazing. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do.
0 likes - like | 05-04-2013 04:09 shaqreia 
shaqreia
 
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@ song: Imagine Dragons - It's Time

i love this song it never gets boring.
0 likes - like | 14-02-2013 15:51 flygplats 
flygplats
 
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@ song: Imagine Dragons - Bleeding Out

I absolutely love this song!
0 likes - like | 28-01-2013 22:05 idanosh6 
idanosh6
 
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@ song: Imagine Dragons - Radioactive

Perfect!!
0 likes - like | 30-11-2012 16:10 FelleBelle 
 
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@ song: Imagine Dragons - Radioactive

I love this song so much too! It's an addictive song. The lyrics u have written here though.. The part where u have written "Enough to make my systems glow".. I'm pretty sure its "blow" and NOT "glow"
0 likes - like | 26-11-2012 21:38 mozoa 
mozoa
 
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@ song: Imagine Dragons - Radioactive

I think it would be appropriate to write the word 'Epic' here
0 likes - like | 14-10-2012 16:32 flygplats 
flygplats
 
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@ song: Imagine Dragons - Radioactive

My favorite song right now. Everything's just perfect about it.