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Imagine Dragons Tapped as MTV’s “PUSH” Artist of the Week

April 16, 2012

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — KIDinaKORNER/Interscope Records artists Imagine Dragons have been tapped by MTV as its PUSH artist of the week for April 16th. Throughout the week, MTV will feature exclusive content including premiering the Las Vegas band’s new video for their current single, “It’s Time,” on Tuesday, April 17th, across all of its television and digital platforms, including MTV’s AMTV, mtvU, MTV Hits and MTV.com. “It’s Time” is rocketing up the Modern Rock radio chart where it is currently positioned at No. 14. The track is the first single off Imagine Dragons latest EP Continued Silence, which is currently No. 6 on Soundscan‘s Alternative New Artist Albums chart.

“Any time I hear music, I also see visuals in my mind,” says Imagine Dragons’ lead singer Dan Reynolds of the video, which was shot on a dry lake bed in Barstow, CA. “‘It’s Time’ is an emotional song that was written at a very transitional period of my life. I’ve always loved conceptual videos that leave room for the viewer room to interpret it in a way that is most personal to them. That is what we tried to do with this video. The director had a great vision for representing the song’s meaning in a subtle way. We wanted the video to be cinematic and true to the song.” Watch the video here: http://on.mtv.com/HLCBfc

Imagine Dragons — who were recently included in a Billboard magazine feature entitled “The Next Wave” that singled out five “alternative up-and-comers ready to go pop” — are out on the road with The Jezabels throughout April and May. The April 10th show at New York City’s Bowery Ballroom was sold out and the upcoming May 11th show at The Troubadour in West Hollywood is already sold out. In addition, the band will perform at Summerfest in Milwaukee, WI, on July 5th and at the Firefly Music Festival on July 21st in Dover, DE.

Don’t miss IMAGINE DRAGONS on the road:

    April 18  Columbus, OH          A&R Music Hall ***
    April 19  Sterling Heights, MI  Rogerts Roost
    April 20 Chicago, IL           Lincoln Hall *
    April 21 Minneapolis, MN       Triple Rock*
    April 23 Omaha, NE             The Waiting Room***
    April 24 Des Moines, IA        Gas Lamp***
    April 25 St Louis, MO          Firebird***
    April 27 Denver, CO            Marquis Theatre***
    April 28 Colorado Springs, CO  The Black Sheep***
    April 30  Fort Collins, CO     Aggie Theatre***
    May 1    Salt Lake City, UT    In The Venue***
    May 3    Seattle, WA           Crocodile Cafe*
    May 4    Portland, OR          Mississippi Studios**
    May 7    Sacramento, CA        Ace of Spades***
    May 8    San Francisco, CA     The Independent*
    May 9    Santa Barbara, CA     Velvet Jones***
    May 11   West Hollywood, CA    Troubadour*
    May 19   Bakersfield, CA        Venue Bright House Networks
                                    Amphitheater
    May 25   Auburn, WA            Venue Green River Community
    July 21   Dover, DE            Firefly Festival

*With The Jezabels and Benjamin Francis Leftwich

**With The Jezabels

***TBD

SOURCE KIDinaKORNER /Interscope Records


Source: PR Newswire