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Neon Trees

Neon Trees is an American rock band from Provo, Utah. Known for their energetic live performances, the band received nationwide exposure in late 2008 when they opened several North American tour dates for the band The Killers. Not long after, the band was signed by Mercury Records and released their first album, Habits, in 2010. Their first single "Animal" climbed to No. 13 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 1 on the Alternative Rock chart.


Scoring hits such as "Animal" and "Everybody Talks," Provo, Utah's Neon Trees kicked off the 2010s with smart, catchy pop that blended new wave, dance, and indie with mainstream-friendly hooks. Featuring vocalist/keyboardist Tyler Glenn, guitarist Chris Allen, bassist Branden Campbell, and drummer/vocalist Elaine Bradley, the group's roots go back to Campbell and Allen's time growing up in Southern California: when Allen moved to Utah for school, Glenn, a self-taught musician, followed him. The pair connected with Campbell and Bradley; the latter began playing guitar in bands when she was 14 before switching to the drums. The band perfected their new wave-tinged sound at local shows and got their big break when they were chosen to be one of the opening acts for the Killers' 2008 North American tour. Early the following year, Neon Trees were signed to Mercury Records; they were also voted 2009's Band of the Year by Salt Lake City's City Weekly. The group's Mercury debut, Habits, arrived in early 2010. The following year, the band scored a hit, "Lessons in Love (All Day and All Night)," with house producer Kaskade; a guitar-heavy version of the song appeared on the band's 2012 album Picture Show, which found Neon Trees going in more rock and electronic directions at different times. They went on to tour the record shortly after, with performances alongside the likes of the Flaming Lips and the Offspring, as well as performing their hit song "Everybody Talks" on that year's edition of America's Got Talent. In 2013 they reunited with Habits producer Tim Pagnotta, recording in Cabo San Lucas, Los Angeles, and Provo; in January 2014, the single "Sleeping with a Friend" offered the first taste of Neon Trees' more polished approach. That March, Glenn revealed he was gay, and a similar soul-searching mood ran through the band's third album, Pop Psychology, which arrived in April 2014.

Neon Trees is a rock band from Provo, UT, with origins in Temecula, California
Formed initially by neighbors Tyler Glenn (lead vocals/keyboards) and Chris Allen (guitars), the band made its first home in Provo, eventually adding Branden Campbell (bass) and Elaine Bradley (drums/vocals) to the lineup
Although a well known band in Provo, the band didn't receive nationwide exposure until late 2008 when they were chosen as openers for several of The Killers' North American tour dates
Not long after, the band was signed by major record label Mercury Records in early 2009
Additionally, the group was voted Band of the Year in 2009 by City Weekly, a popular Salt Lake City publication
The band was recently featured on the iPhone/iPod touch application Tap Tap Revenge 3 with their single "Animal"

Adult Hits

Animal
Lessons In Love (All Day All Night)
Lessons In Love (All Day, All Night)

Alternative

1983
Everybody Talks

Rock

Sleeping With a Friend

Members of this Group


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