IMAGINE DRAGONS TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM — EVOLVE — ON JUNE 23RD VIA KIDINAKORNER / INTERSCOPE RECORDS
ALBUM AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER NOW
BAND BRINGS DYNAMIC LIVE SHOW TO ARENAS ACROSS NORTH AMERICA WITH THE EVOLVE TOUR THIS FALL
THOSE WHO PRE-ORDER DIGITAL ALBUM FROM BAND’S STORE WILL RECEIVE EARLY ACCESS TO TICKETS; GENERAL ON-SALE BEGINS MAY 19TH
Multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning band Imagine Dragons will release their third album, Evolve, on June 23rd via KIDinaKORNER / Interscope Records. The band will also bring its electrifying live show to arenas across North America this fall with the Evolve Tour, produced by Live Nation.
Evolve is now available for pre-order from all participating digital retailers. Those who pre-order Evolve will receive instant downloads of the first single “Believer,” plus new songs “Thunder” and “Whatever It Takes.” Listen to “Whatever it Takes” HERE. Fans who pre-order the album on the official Imagine Dragons store shop.imaginedragonsmusic.com today through Saturday May 13th at 8am PT will be sent registration instructions and receive priority access in the Ticketmaster Verified Fan pre-sale, which begins on Monday the 15th at 10am local time. The album can be purchased in a variety of formats and bundles HERE. Watch the video for “Believer” HERE and “Thunder” HERE.
“Believer” spent six consecutive weeks at No. 1 at Alternative Radio and broke a 13+ year record for number of spins at the format, besting the record previously held by Linkin Park’s “Faint” in 2003. TIME called “Believer” “another showstopper of an anthem,” while Entertainment Weekly noted its “thudding tribal drums, a massive shout along chorus, and a wicked bassline that’s the sonic equivalent of a slug to the gut.” Billboard called “Believer” “a whimsical-yet-authoritative anthem sure to turn even the most hesitant of optimists into a believer.”
Imagine Dragons will kick off the Evolve Tour on September 26th in Phoenix, AZ, with Grouplove and K.Flay providing support. Verified pre-sale begins Monday, May 15th at 10am local time to Thursday, May 18th at 10pm local time. Fans can register now for early access to tickets at presale.imaginedragonsmusic.com. By registering, fans will reserve a spot in line for the fan presale, which they can then improve by sharing their unique pre-sale link with friends and family, or by pre-ordering Imagine Dragon’s new album Evolve. Fans who have registered will be let into a special ticket presale in waves, based on their place in line.
Tickets go on-sale to the general public on Friday, May 19th at 10 am local time. For more information visit livenation.com.
Tune in tonight HERE at 7pm PT to watch a global webcast of Imagine Dragons performing three songs from Evolve live from the YouTube space in Los Angeles. In addition, Imagine Dragons will perform at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards, which will broadcast live from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 21st, at 8 pm ET / 5 pm PT on ABC.
Formed in 2009 and featuring lead vocalist Dan Reynolds, guitarist Wayne Sermon, bassist Ben McKee, and drummer Daniel Platzman, Imagine Dragons earned a grassroots following by independently releasing a series of EPs. After Alex Da Kid signed them to his KIDinaKORNER/Interscope label, the band made its major-label debut with the release of Continued Silence, a 2012 EP featuring the 2x platinum breakthrough single “It’s Time.” Night Visions arrived later that year and Imagine Dragons found themselves on a skyward trajectory that saw the album debut at No. 2 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart and became the No. 1 album on Spotify Worldwide for 2013. Night Visions has sold over 5 million copies worldwide. The album’s second single, the 9x-platinum “Radioactive,” hit No. 1 on the Billboard Rock chart and earned the band a 2014 Grammy for “Best Rock Performance.” The third single, “Demons,” hit No. 1 at Alternative and Top 40 radio, and has sold 3.9 million copies in the U.S. Imagine Dragons’ platinum-selling second album, Smoke + Mirrors, debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 album chart and has sold 1.1 million copies worldwide. The band’s third album, Evolve is due June 23rd.
The track-list for Evolve is as follows:
I Don’t Know Why
Whatever It Takes
Walking The Wire
Make It Up To You
Mouth of the River
Dancing In The Dark
Evolve Tour Dates:
09/26 Phoenix, AZ Talking Stick Resort Arena
09/27 San Diego, CA Mattress Firm Amphitheatre
09/29 Las Vegas, NV T-Mobile Arena
10/01 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl
10/03 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
10/04 Sacramento, CA Golden 1 Center
10/06 Seattle, WA Key Arena
10/08 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena
10/10 Edmonton, AB Rogers Place
10/11 Calgary, AB Scotiabank Saddledome
10/13 Salt Lake City, UT USANA Amphitheater
10/14 Denver, CO Pepsi Center
10/16 Saint Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center
10/18 Chicago, IL United Center
10/19 Detroit, MI Little Caesars Arena
10/21 Cincinnati, OH U.S. Bank Arena
10/23 Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center
10/24 Newark, NJ Prudential Center
10/26 Quebec, QC Le Centre Videotron
10/27 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
10/29 Boston, MA TD Garden
11/01 Buffalo, NY KeyBank Pavilion
11/02 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
11/04 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
11/05 Washington, DC Verizon Center
11/07 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena
11/08 Charlotte, NC Spectrum Center
11/10 Orlando, FL Amway Arena
11/12 Houston, TX Toyota Center
11/13 Dallas, TX American Airlines Arena
11/16 Anaheim, CA Honda Center
Imagine Dragons –“Evolve” eAlbum + “Whatever It Takes” IG Track
Apple: (IG Track) http://smarturl.it/WhateverItTakesAp
Spotify: (IG Track) http://smarturl.it/WhateverItTakesSp
Soundcloud: (IG Track) http://smarturl.it/WhateverItTakesSc
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