Daily Archives: March 16, 2015

Imagine Dragons – Smoke + Mirrors

One of our favorite bands – and one we got to go see in concert a couple of years ago – finally has a second album. Imagine Dragons! They have been one of the top selling alternative rock bands ever since their first EP, Continued Silence. Their first big single, “Radioactive,” is still big. And really, just, they’re on top of the world.

When we saw them in concert, what we saw was a band that was genuinely surprised and grateful to just be able to play their music. They never dreamed of getting as big as they got – who realistically could? But their music was a great combination of fun, happy, and thoughtful.

Well, that tone has changed a bit! What we have is still a great album, but I think you can hear the effects of the fame. Continue reading