Last year, a well-placed cover during an episode of Glee helped launch fun.’s “We Are Young” from alt-rock obscurity straight into the pop stratosphere.
Tonight’s fourth season premiere of Glee, which featured Blaine (Darren Criss) singing Imagine Dragons’ “It’s Time” to his boyfriend Kurt (Chris Colfer) accompanied by the stompy sounds of cheerleaders drumming on drinking cups, may do something similar for Las Vegas foursome.
Not that they’re exactly toiling in obscurity – Imagine Dragons, who were brought together by lead singer Dan Reynolds (second from the left) and guitarist Wayne Sermon (far left) in Vegas three years ago, already made waves this week when their full-length debut Night Visions bowed at number two on the Billboard 200, selling 83,000 copies its first week out. The album’s lead single “It’s Time,” which is featured in The Perks of Being a Wallflower trailer, is also gaining steam — it rose from No. 63 to No. 49 on the Hot 100 this week, and after tonight’s cover on Glee (embedded below), we’re fully expecting it to continue to surge. READ FULL STORY »