Imagine Dragons Announce Rick Rubin Produced Album ‘Mercury – Act 1’

It's out on September 3rd...

Imagine Dragons will release new album 'Mercury – Act 1' on September 3rd.

The record was produced by Rick Rubin, and it was trailed by recent single 'Follow You'.

Out on September 3rd, the contributions of singer Dan Reynolds are marked by grief – he lost his sister-in-law, Alisha Durtschi Reynolds, to cancer.

Indeed, her passing fuels new single 'Wrecked' which is a direct attempt to wrestle with loss.

“She was the brightest light,” he says. “A beacon of joy and strength for everyone she met. Her sudden passing has shaken me in ways that I still am unable to express. I was with her and my brother when she passed, and it was the first time in my life that I had witnessed death in this way. It sealed into my mind the fragility of life and finality of this all.”

“I’ve watched my brother face something that no one should have to. But I’ve also seen his faith bring him hope in a future with her. I can only hope for the same. This song was my way of dealing with it all, as music has always been my refuge. No longer being a man of fervent faith, I can only hope that she hears it somewhere in a place where she is healed and no longer in pain. This song is my wish for an eternity with those that I love.”

Tune in now.

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