“Demons” song was written by Alex da Kid and Imagine Dragons, with the former producing it. And it is produced by Alex da Kid. The song emerges on their major-label première extended play Continued Silence and likewise makes an appearance on their debut studio music album Night Visions as the fourth track.
The tune was the second top ten single of the band following “Radioactive.” It spent a total of twelve weeks in the top ten on the Billboard Hot 100, and four of which were spent at its pos six peak.
Within just two years of its release, over 4.1 million copies were sold in the United States alone, making it the eighth most downloaded music in rock history.
The song gained a MuchMusic Video Award for the International Video of the Year – Group (in 2014) and an iHeartRadio Music Award for the Alternative Rock Song of the Year (in 2014).
“Shots” song hit was written by band members Dan Reynolds, Ben McKee, Daniel Platzman, and Wayne Sermon and was released as the third single from their second studio music album Smoke + Mirrors (in 2015). Robert Hales-directed the official music video.
8. On Top Of The World
“On Top of the World” song is the third track of the band’s major-label music debut EP Continued Silence (in 2012). The song additionally appears on their debut studio music album Night Visions (in 2012) as the fifth track and is produced by popular Alex Da Kid.
It topped at 79 on the US Billboard the Hot 100 and 10 on the Hot Rock music charts. “On Top of the World” rose to a million copies sold in the U.S.alone in April of 2014. It’s the fourth million seller from the Night Visions music album.
9. I Bet My Life
“I Bet My Life” song was written by band members Wayne Sermon, Ben McKee, Daniel Platzman, and Dan Reynolds. It was then released as the lead single from their second studio music album Smoke + Mirrors on October 27 of 2014. Carolyn Menyes of Music Times named the song “Another [Imagine Dragons] strong-armed rolling anthem.”
In an interview with the Billboard, Dan Reynolds said, “Like many teenagers, I really cracked heads with my parents at times growing up. My mom and dad are from a very conservative background, so when I showed them I wanted to be a musician, that certainly wasn’t a thing that they particularly desired to hear,” he says.
“But my entire life I have been the black sheep in my entire family and been in and out of some trouble. So the song’s concerning my relationship with my parents, but still honoring through it all everything that we have been through. We try to see past our differences and celebrate the relationship that we have and that we still share today.”
10. It’s Time
“It’s Time” is a hit from the band’s 2011 EP, It’s Time, their main label debut EP, Continued Silence, as well as their main debut studio album named Night Visions (in 2012). The song entered number 15 on the Billboard Hot 100, making the song the band’s first Top 40 single, as well as position four on the Alternative Songs top chart and number three on the Rock Songs chart.
With only 32 weeks, it had the most extended music run on the Alternative Songs Top 10 in the year 2012. It was certified as Platinum by the CRIA and RIAA, and Platinum by the ARIA. The song was similarly nominated for Best Rock Video at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards.
On October 3 of2018, Imagine Dragons band announced their fourth studio music album, Origins, which was officially released on November 9, 2018. “Zero” and “Natural” serve as the lead song singles off the album.
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Dan Reynolds cites Paul Simon, Arcade Fire, Nirvana, Muse, The Beatles, Harry Nilsson, Coldplay, Linkin Park, and U2 as some of his and also the band’s creative influences. In terms of their success, Reynolds credits the bands like Foster the People and also Mumford & Sons for making alternative pop music to a new innovative level of commercial prosperity in recent years.