This Thursday, September 2 at 9 p.m. ET, Amazon Music and Amazon Live will present a livestream with the GRAMMY-winning multi-platinum group Imagine Dragons celebrating the release of their new album “Mercury – Act 1”.
Streaming on Amazon Live, the event will feature the group performing intimate acoustic versions of songs from their new album, as well as fan favorites. As part of the livestream, the group will also host a live Q&A with fans, answering questions about their new album and more.
Teaming up with esteemed producer Rick Rubin and with its track inspired by the word “mercurial”, Mercury – Act 1 is a straightforward album that abandons metaphor-laden lyrics and instead embraces emotional ends, holding nothing back.
“Follow You” and “Cutthroat” were the first glimpses of the record, released simultaneously in March 2021, the first reaching No. 1 on Alternative Radio and Billboard’s Alternative Airplay charts, marking the band’s fastest rise to the top. top of these charts. The album’s current single, “Wrecked,” is a faith-based exploration of grief, written by lead singer Dan Reynolds after losing his sister-in-law to cancer in 2019.
With 46 million albums and 55 million songs sold worldwide, as well as 74 billion combined streams, Imagine Dragons remains one of the best-selling rock groups, reinventing the genre with its huge success in the 2010s afterwards. formed in 2009. Billboard’s top 3 rock songs of the decade belonged to the group – “Believer”, “Thunder” and “Radioactive”.