Neon Trees

From17 May 2019to26 May 2019

Neon Trees

From Provo, Utah, USA, Neon Trees are a pop-rock band with a heavy dose of new wave influences thrown in.

The band started life in 2005, after former neighbours Tyler Glenn (vocals, keyboards) and Chris Allen (guitar, vocals) moved from Southern California to Provo, Utah. Later, Branden Campbell (bass guitar, vocals) and Elaine Bradley (drums, percussion, vocals) joined, forming the four piece act. All the members of Neon Trees are part of the Church of Jesus Christ and Latter-day Saints, with their religious beliefs being a significant influence in their lyrical content.

Neon Trees were given their big break after The Killers’ drummer, Ronnie Vanucci Jr. went to see the band play. Impressed, the drummer from The Killers chose the band to support them on a number of dates during their 2008 North American tour, exposing Neon Trees yo a whole host of new fans and listeners.

The band released their debut album on Mercury/Def Jam records in 2010, titled “Habits.” The release was a moderate success, with their lead single “Animal” featured as the Itunes free single of the week. With a performance on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ and the ‘Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ they gained further exposure, gaining more fans in the process.

Their brand of disco rock which collides with radio-friendly new wave has a definite David Bowie influence, featuring many mainstream-friendly hooks that entice the listener. Their single, “Everybody Talks” was a popular hit from their second album “Picture Show” (2012) and featured on a number of television programs.

In 2014, Neon Trees released “Pop Psychology,” their third studio album, which was a more polished affair, with “Sleeping With a Friend” becoming a popular hit. Lead singer Glenn came out publicly as gay before the album was released, making the record all the more poignant, revealing a sense of soul searching that seemed to be a prominent theme throughout the album.

Friday 17 May 2019 – Sunday 19 May 2019
Neon Trees
Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival 2019
Galatyn Park Urban Center, Richardson, TX, US

Thursday 23 May 2019
Neon Trees
August Hall, San Francisco, CA, US

Friday 24 May 2019 – Sunday 26 May 2019
Neon Trees
BottleRock Napa Valley 2019
Napa Valley Expo, Napa, CA, US

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