2014 – 2016

In Lollapalooza in Sao Paulo, Brazil, the last date within the Into the Night Tour, the actual band announced a rest, as well as complemented saying, “This is actually our last show for some time, and had no better spot to end this tour”. The final outcome of the Into the Night Trip signaled the end of the Evening Visions album cycle. Business lead singer Dan Reynolds joked about the end of the Night time Visions cycle, saying which “We’re always writing on the highway, that second album can come, unless we die in the age of 27 next year. Ideally we don’t die and also there will be a second album. We don’t know when it will be, however it may come”.

The idea driving the second studio album, called as their “new year’s resolution”, was to create music and handle it when the band seems that their work is completed. Reynolds told MTV within 2014 that the band wished to “put out an record that we’re really pleased with”. He further declared “we tend to be perfectionists, too much on ourselves at times, and that we don’t want to rush anything at all because we know how we tend to be with things. We avoid want to put a record away until we really feel good about this, you know, and who knows just how long that will take”. Since the start of the Night Visions Tour, the particular band had been writing brand new material for an upcoming recording, and, even as early since the start of the tour, had been documenting demos for the album, prior to entering the studio. When that they entered the studio room to work on the album, that they had amassed 50 demos to operate from. The demos have been described by Reynolds because “definitely different”, but additional that “it’s still Think about Dragons, but we’ve obtained a lot of growth and growing old to do as a band. I believe the new material is going to ideally be a step in the right path. We’re just trying to produce and do what comes out and feels right”. Drummer Daniel Platzman added that the music group are critical of on their own, with “no room with regard to external pressure”.

Inspired significantly by the band’s travels to both the their previous tours and also the Night Visions Tour, typically the album will explore globe culture as a musical product and overall motif within the album. Dan Reynolds informed New Orleans-based newspaper The actual Times-Picayune that there was “a lot of inspiration to be sucked from. You kind of realize that you are a lot smaller than you think”. In addition , Reynolds stated in order to music magazine Rolling Rock that the next album is going to be “different” from Night Thoughts, and that the band intends often the album to be “stripped back again quite a bit”. He included that “we embraced lots of hip-hop influences with Nighttime Visions, but I think the following record will be more rock-driven. It is too early to say, but there is certainly some weird stuff happening in these songs”.

Prior to the album’s release, Imagine Dragons launched a number of singles for some other projects including a song for your film Transformers: Age of Defunctness, called “Battle Cry” (June 2014) and song “Warriors” for the 2014 League associated with Legends World Championship (September 2014).

On October twenty four, they revealed the business lead single to the upcoming cd, “I Bet My Life” via several visual thoughts on Facebook and Instagram. It was released on Oct 27. It will be sent to ALL OF US Alternative radio for provides on November 3.
Picture Dragons performed in Seoul World Cup Stadium, Southern Korea, at the 2014 Group of Legends World Shining and the halftime show on the 102nd Grey Cup inside Vancouver, British Columbia.

On Dec 12, 2014, Imagine Dragons posted on social media a demand that fans in the US browse around their city for some amazed and post their results. They also hinted about 2 locations in Las Vegas. Immediately, billboards featuring artwork, the actual band’s name, a hashtag (“#smoke+mirrors”), and an additional game titles, presumed to be the track brands were discovered. The following headings were revealed “Summer”, “Shots”, “Polaroid”, “I’m So Sorry”, and “Gold”. Next, the particular band direct messaged numerous fans puzzle pieces of typically the artwork for the album (each file numbered, at least thirteen in total). When mixed, the puzzle pieces seem to reveal the cover artwork and album title. It, cover art, and launch date were revealed upon social media two days later.

Dealing with Metric, which did the three-song acoustic set, Envision Dragons played at the Mayan Theater in Los Angeles in February 5, 2015. The particular half-hour set included often the breakthrough songs “It’s Time” and “Radioactive” from Nights Visions. The performance is the live debut for “Summer” and “I’m So Sorry”, along with “Gold” and “I Bet My Life” through the album Smoke + Decorative mirrors, which was released on Feb 17, 2015. The band’s 2015 North American summer trip began in Portland, Or on June 3.

Throughout the band’s tour, Imagine Dragons released two non-album public. “Roots” was released on Aug 26, 2015 and “I Was Me” on March 12, 2015 via i-tunes. The band also introduced a cover of “I Really like You All the Time” through Eagles of Death Metallic on December 18, 2015, in support of the victims from the November 2015 Paris assaults. The Smoke + Showcases Tour ended on Feb . 5, 2016 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

In an interview, Serta Reynolds told Billboard that this band would be taking a tumulte for the remainder of 2016, stating that “This may be the year we’re going to actually take some time off. We haven’t halted in, like, six many years, so we’ve forced ourself to at least take a year away. ” The band published a one night only live concert film, Imagine Dragons As a group, as a whole: Smoke + Mirrors, throughout select theaters on Mar 2, 2016. The movie was released on DVD along with Blu-Ray under the title Visualize Dragons: Smoke + And decorative mirrors Live. They also released the actual song “Not Today” from your soundtrack for Me Before You about April 28. The group also appears on the soundtrack for the film Suicide Team. The song, titled “Sucker For Pain”, features Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa, Reasoning, Ty Dolla Sign, in addition to X Ambassadors.

The strap recorded the song “Levitate” for the science fiction motion picture Passengers. The track was launched on November 28, 2016.