Best Imagine Dragons Songs

The Top Ten

1 Demons

"I can't escape this now
Unless you show me how"
Great quote, Great Song
Trust me, you'll LOVE it!

I love Imagine Dragons! Their music flows so wonderful and it is about true things inside of you ( such as demons) It's so amazing the way they sing!

I love Imagine Dragons! The flow of the music makes you want to get up and dance! If you don't like this band what do you like? This band is one of the best I know!

It's amazing that people like this song over the far superior bands of Cannibal Corpse, a much more brutal, awesome band than anything that these bad songwriters could make. - machineman

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2 Radioactive

This song gives me goosebumps! I love how it has mild dubstep and an amazing beat! Favorite song of the summer.

Love this song! It just makes me want to dance. The beat is amazing!

THE BEST song of 2012. And part of, far and away, the best EP of 2012. Only song I could listen to repeatedly and still want to listen to more!

This song is bad and definitely not good at all, the dubstep trash makes it even dumber than the other ones they've made - machineman

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3 It's Time

Best fun song ever, ever since I heard it, I've listened to it many times every day, and I really think it should be number one.

Good beat and melody

First song I ever heard from them! Let me tell you now, they are now my favorite band ever! I have to see them in concert! ( and I don't even go to concerts laugh out loud so that says something! ) Love this song and all of their music, you can relate to.

With this trash band, it's funny how almost every song on the high points of this list come from one album NEWS FLASH: YOU NEED A LOT OF ALBUMS PEOPLE LIKE TO BE DECENT, AND THIS BAND SUCKS ANYWAY - machineman

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4 Bleeding Out

So perfect... A lot like Radioactive but better!
This band has everything that I have been looking for in bands lately. They have a little bit of Coldplay, a little bit of One Republic, some Mumford & Sons and more. And this song shows it all off.

Not better than radioactive, the word is so meaning full in radioactive

So perfect! Oh gosh! I can't believe I discovered this band only now! THIS MUSIC IS SO "don't waste your life and enjoy it until you can"!

This is definitely their most underrated songs. Not as good as Radioactive, It's Time, and Demons, but definitely better than On Top of the World and Tiptoe.

WIth a name like Bleeding Out, you'd expect something awesome and brutal, not such a lame, terrible song from this awful band - machineman

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5 Monster

"If I told you what I was, would you turn your back on me? " One of the best lyrics Imagine Dragons has ever written. This song is amazing. I don't understand why it isn't higher on the lists; people don't know it as well. Seriously...guys this song is haven't lived til you've heard it.

The fact that this song is making it way to the top 3 is undeniable! It's full of emotions. The music and the lead singer's voice is just astonishing. GREAT JOB!

Beautiful song! Amazing lyrics. The line "If I told you what I was, would you turn your back on me" is a beautiful line. It gives emotion for a song with a tint of sadness. The line "I've turned into a monster" makes me feel sorry for the guy. It's like Beauty And The Beast. The prince turns into a monster, and if Belle found out what he was, she'd turn her back on him or understand what he has been through. The beat goes with the song, the lyrics keep the meaning of the song in place. If you want to vote on a song, listen to this before you move on. Because, you may love it like me and vote on it from the beautiful lines.

This song is hands down worthy of number 10 or better, listen to this before you vote for anything else. Seriously.

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6 Warriors

This should be SO much higher on the list, at LEAST top 5. I can't stop listening to it! Probably their catchiest and most epic anthem. Best song I've heard in a long time.

Currently my favorite Imagine Dragons song! This song deserves at least 5th place. Also, am I the only one who thinks that imagine dragons has an association with wings of fire?

Its good stuff

This should be higher. Really good. - Camaro6

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7 Amsterdam

Got a great rhythm, some seriously good vocals that are full of emotion. The lyrics are absolutely brilliant. The word play between the singer and his mother, brother, and his (now ex) lover implies a despairing story without actually stating anything. On top of this abject disappointment is a strong message of hope that is only better because of the negativity that comes around it.

This song literally makes me feel like I'm in an alternate universe. It takes me somewhere that I could never go to before I found this song. The instrumentals are just amazing and the voice is so unique and just amazing. All in all, this is definitely my all-time favorite imagine dragons song.

I LOVE this song! I actually got it for free on itunes, which is how I started listening to Imagine Dragons, and it's still my favorite. You NEED to listen to this song!

This song just changed me. I didn't know what people liked it. I then looked it up on YouTube because a lot of YouTubers loved it. I then fell in love.

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8 On Top of the World

This song gets the award for catchy tune

The Ultimate feel good song

This song is probably one of the best songs I have ever heard... LISTEN!

This is the best song I have heard from the band, it has inspirational quotes and makes me so pumped up! It really is more catchy for me and my friends who know the band. It makes me get through hard times easily without getting too hard on me! It's awesome and I will always cherish it.

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9 Believer

Absolutely sensational single just catapulted from the greatest of all the bands and my utmost favorite Imagine Dragons...that intensity, emotion, & sheer power gives me goosebumps every time I listen to and devour myself into this song...

The most powerful song I have heard... this song gives me goosebumps... one of the best work of imagine dragons!

Amazing and unique song! Destined to become a hit!

I'm a believer that this is the best song

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10 Nothing Left to Say / Rocks

Nothing Left to Say is a blatant ripoff of pre-existing melodic riff from the song by "Cake - Frank Sinatra". Just listen to the riff easily heard from 2:54 to end and you will hear the exact same guitar instrumental. It's heard throughout the song but it's the predominant part of both songs and the reason why "nothing left to say" is so well written. Again, I don't care about the lyrics and I am only pointing out that the song is pretty much the same melody as the predecessor in almost every melodic stage, both by build, climax, and major riff. I still give the song a high mark because it's better than a lot of the majority of imagine dragons songs. - PrinceZarbon

Amazingly addictive, especially when the viola kicks in. The apocalypticness of it is so amazing, it makes me shiver. I LOVE the chorus! Can't believe it only got 2% - quatchi2

Just discovered this song, should definitely be higher, such a unique and catchy sound!

This song is beautiful and really worth a serious listen! When the cello (? ) comes in...

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The Contenders

11 Round and Round

This song means so much to me! I love it so much!

The very first line man, its just so true.

It's so awesome :D

Listening to it right now! Catchy, awesome song - TheInsomniac

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12 Gold

This is the best song by imagine dragons to me and I very carefully examined them thoroughly. I primarily judge the actual melody and musical verses as opposed to lyrics and this song has an amazing western feel with a touch of casino gambling action along with a sinister base verse that maintains true at a human level. It has the most engrossing riff and the most prominent crash of a climax. Every time the word "gold" is highlighted, it strikes true with perfect synchronized beat along with the background tune which never fails to climax and deliver the showdown impact that I always search for in a melody. Other songs I rank second to this are battle cry, roots, lost cause, nothing left to say, uptight, warriors, and believer. The large majority of the remainder of imagine dragons is dominated by a non-powerful soothing sounds that are radio friendly but don't leave a lasting impact nor have a memorable melody. Gold is a masterpiece achievement and rare to see such a hard-hitting ...more - PrinceZarbon


This is easily my all time Imagine Dragons song, and believe me when I say that this band is my life. The song challenges the traditional ideas of achieving dreams of stardom by confronting the ugly truth of celebrity life and the loss of connection with normal society, communicating issues such as trust and greed in one hideously addictive and strange rock-heavy offering. The use of Dan Reynold and his band mates screaming and shouting throughout the song gives a certain and chilling tangibility to the real frustration of celebrity life and the issues it brings.

I'll always wonder how this song didn't make the top 5, I agree the top 5 is already taken by 5 amazing songs, but Gold deserves to be one of them, great beat, amazing lyrics, it really reflects the best of Imagine dragons

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13 I Bet My Life

This is so underrated! This song is so peppy and sad at the same time!

Definitely should be higher up on the list. One of my favorite songs.

Are you CRAZY?! This song deserves 1st place or at least 3rd place. The lyrics are well-thought and very touching when listening to the song. Plus, the background instrumental and the chorus especially just takes this song to even greater heights.

Great song, any other word is just meaningless.
that's nearly perfect, addicted to I Bet My Life

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14 Tiptoe

My favorite great if you just listen to each of the instruments. Especially the guitar. Unique lyrics to

PEOPLE, VOTE FOR THIS SONG, IT DESERVES #1! it is insane that this song is not in the top 5.

Awesome song by Awesome band!

This song has been among my favorites for a long time. Although at first it was somewhat forgetable, now it's an amazing song, that I can't seem to stop listening to it. It has a nice, relaxing feel to it and I would have to recomend it to listen to. It's in the top 10 for a good reason :D

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15 Battle Cry

Are you kidding me? This is an amazing song, it deserves more votes! Just listen to it, you won't regret it!

36? WHAT THE HELL IS WRONG WITH THE LIST? It deserve ti be the top. The beat is like crazy just listen to it. Also Transformer soundtrack.

The beat is amazing!

This song is so amazing it should be number one, maybe because it's still very new, but still AWESOMENESS!

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16 Ready Aim Fire

I never, ever thought the day would come when Imagine Dragons would write a song that could surpass the awesomeness of some of their classics; Such as Radioactive, It's Time, and Demons. Well, they did it! And that's what makes them the best band of all time!

I love this song! The beat is so powerful and it really moved me.



When I first heard this song, it became the only song I listened for over a week and I'm not even was so amazing I couldn't bear to listen to anything else until I knew every word by heart

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17 Shots

This was stuck in my head literally all day-- great song

This should be at least number 10... I mean like come on guys

It deserve top 5

This deserves to be number 1!

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18 Roots

Not normally their best song but AMAZING live.

Roots made it on this list.yay - 25SAL361

Acting as the perfect lead-in between Smoke + Mirrors and the future of the band, this song deals with how lead singer Dan Raynolds moved on from his depression (as represented within Smoke + Mirrors). Coupling that with a beat that would almost feel more in place with a hip-hop song, and yet feels more at home here, Roots is one of Imagine Dragons' all-time best!

Roots could possibly signal a new ID album in 2016, which we need desperately. From the Rap God-like piano in the beginning to Dan's excellent vocals to the bombastic drum. - WonkeyDude98

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19 Whatever It Takes

Another good radio Pop jam from Evolve not better than Believer but a country mile better than Thunder... - Arhaan95

Agreed. I like Thunder, but after a while the chorus gets annoying. - Camaro6

This song has an amazing tune and it is just beautiful.

Probably their best song EVER! This song deserved to be 1st Place! 1

LOVE this song, my all time favorite. Of course I really don't like any of their songs. I have a hard time picking just one favorite.

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20 Who We Are


Great song shouldn't be so low, fits hunger games amazingly Y'ALL SHOULD VOTE FOR MORE THAN JUST DEMONS AND RADIOACTIVE!

Is it just me or is imagine dragons making a song for hunger games the best thing that has ever happened to my life...

To be honest this song is one of the greatest songs that they have made. Sure, it is not going to beat the multi-platinum hits; Demons and Radioactive, but should at least get to the Top Ten. Song is so powerful and really builds.

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21 Dream

Why is that song so underrated? I mean maybe this is the most honest masterpiece of all time

How is this not number 1!?!?!? This is so underrated. This song makes me so glad I'm not alone.

This song is beautiful and is the truest thing I've ever heard

I have a lot of favorites, but this one takes the cake. Dan sings with so much emotion in this song, and the lyrics really speak to me, because sometimes, everything is a mess.

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22 Hear Me

Can't believe this isn't higher, best imagine dragons song!

At school, no one knows this song except me. It is so sad. This song is so in-depth, I can't help but listen to it over and over again all day. I love the lyrics and the music... especially the music. It's catchy and I think Hear Me deserves a chance to be number one someday. Please listen to it and you'll see what I mean. Vote for this song. You will make me eternally happy. Hear Me doesn't deserve 13th place, it deserves at least 5th.

Love the contrast between verse and chorus!

Aaah just powerful and relates to everyone

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23 Thunder

Goodness! This song...sorry Dragons but this song is just atrocious... repetitive, annoying and ear hurting.. devoid of Lyrics...just one word repeated 80 times throughout the song... I don't really get why there is some much of hype for this song and the hilarious part is that people call it the best song of 2017. - Arhaan95

I personally really like this song. It is not just rhythm but the meaning behind it. Listen to it and take it in. If you have any dream or goal YOU want to achieve, it is basically telling you to keep persisting. Just like Imagine Dragons wanted to create music and how they were the "lighting before the thunder". Very inspiring.

This song is way too repetitive. - MrSnuffleupagus

My favorite Imagine songs are Thunder, Believer, and Demons but Thunder is my most favorite. I love this song!

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24 Underdog

This should be in the top ten. It's kind of like "On Top of the World" because of it's catchy beat. And I love whenever Imagine Dragons put catchy beats in their songs! But I love most of their songs honestly.

This song has such a great beat and catchy lyrics

The Underdog after all. You need to get used to it, but the lyrics are catchy and fun.


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25 I'm So Sorry

As someone who doesn't like Imagine Dragons. This song is pretty good - Spiderman209942

This is my personal favorite song. It’s just so unique!

This is one of the only decent songs that they've put out. Everything else has been below average or downright awful. - Pagepage21

I can't quite comprehend how with such a brilliant debut album no one could even be bothered to check out there new album, it barely has 1000 listens per song (excluding the four singles) on the deluxe edition, this song is easily this albums bleeding out, a hidden gem!

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26 Fallen

I couldn't decide between this, snoke and mirrors, round and round, my fault, well basically every song they are all amazing. I do have to say though, their newer songs are the best. evolve and origins were kinda disappointing to me. Smoke and mirrors and previous were, well GOLD. trying to imagine a better band is like trying to "Imagine Dragons"

I think this song should definitely be in one of the top 10, really this song is just so up beat, with a really good rhythm

Has great verses and a great chorus. This song definitely deserves to be top 5. It is one of my favorite songs of imagine dragons. Can't beat this song.

Undercover just like a candle in the wind - cameronhowardcousino

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27 I'll Make It Up to You

This is the only good Imagine Dragons song in my opinion. - PhoenixAura81

My favorite song from EVOLVE this should be in the top 5. And wayne sermon kills the guitar every time!

28 Cover Up

How is this so low? I can't believe it! This is my favorite out of their older albums! It's so good! Take a listen you won't be disappointed.

"it was a long night, we ran along info the spotlight, you sang a song and made the children cry"

Ugh reminds me of me and my girlfriend

One of my favourite songs! In my opinion much better than radioactive!

Why is this and I Don't Mind so low? I do not agree.

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29 Natural

Best. Song. Ever. Used to be my favorite song 4 like 3 years... I'm addicted to it... NEVER GETS OLD!

Why it isn't higher? This music is very honest about our world, and It makes you stronger, very inspiring masterpiece!

Dude...AWESOME SONG! I could listen to imagine dragons all day, and the minute a new song by them comes out, I'm listening to it. So when Natural came out, I was listening to it none stop! - oceanbreezetheawesomewarrior

My favorite song ever

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30 Friction

Why do so many people bash these guys they're amazing. Jesus Christ stop hating

Ya know this song has been in my head for a while, it got nice rhythm yeah that's for sure!
i can listen to this forever.. gets me pumped always
good stuff

Mission Impossible Fallout, Ghost Recon Wildlands, NBA 2K17, all used this song. - Not_A_Weeaboo

Probably the 'edgiest' song from these guys; I love the bassline and the electric guitar near the end.

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31 Next to Me

Should be in the top 10, but historically underrated. Great piece.

Music that sounds like going back to their very roots, and a meaning that makes me emotional each time

This song deserves to be so much higher on the charts! REe

It's the bestt

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32 Sucker for Pain

Amazing use of rap and rock hook!

I'm a sucker for pain

I'm a sucker for this song

I like this song

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33 Selene

Its actually called selene, with an e! But this has been my favorite song by them for months now, never gets old:) the beat is amazing!

My joint favourite Imagine Dragons song (shared with Cover Up), extremely memorable and just great to listen to!

This song is an older one, but definitely my favorite. I can listen to this song over and over, and it especially sounds great while driving. pretty sure I've been seen by like twenty drivers through the window getting really into this song

Selene is definitely my favorite song of theirs without a doubt, and trust me I have aLL of them! If you've never heard it you're missing out!

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34 Hopeless Opus

My current favorite song. I'm so sorry is very close but this song has such a chill cool vibe! It should be much higher on this list.

Love love love this song, way too underrated and the lyrics are so relatable

Why does nobody know about this song?! It has by far the best gitaur solo out of any ID song, and possibly the catchiest chorus ever! This song is amazing and criminally underrated.

Hope ID put more guitar solos like this in their songs

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35 Release

2nd best song by imagine dragons, only below It Comes Back to You

"Heaven talks but not to me,
'Cause heaven knows nothing good comes free..." Seriously... People always say ', I LOVE IMAGINE DRAGONS, LIKE, THEY MADE DEMONS, ON TOP OF THE WORLD AND RADIOACTIVE... Right? ' Yeah, but did you LISTEN TO THEIR ALBUM!?

Caught my attention as I started playing. AMAZING SONG!

Listen to the first 5 seconds. Enough said

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37 Lost Cause

Relatable for going through depression etc. With lyrics like "Oh! Dig my shallow grave. But it's not me you'll save cause I'm a lost cause I'm a lost cause! ". It gives you chills and definitely needs more votes.

This is the saddest song I've heard in a while yet it's amazing

It's amazing. I could listen to it forever and it'd never get old.

Best song in the world

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38 Tokyo

A catchy song that should really be on itunes. My friends and I are always singing it! Needs to be more well known, I am sure it would take the nation by storm!

It is as good as radioactive

The instrumentals really make you feel like you're in a downtown Asian metropolis

This is my favorite song! It's so catchy and every time I hear it I can't help but dance like a retard I just love it and more people need to hear it

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39 Walking the Wire Walking the Wire

What the hell happened while I was gone? I checked this list like a week ago and it was third to last! - TheInsomniac

This song is my favorite by a tiny margin to demons. It should be way higher up on this list. Can't believe it is number 85!

See you again (song with most likes on youtube) has a ratio of likes to dislikes 24:1 and Walking the Wire has a ratio of 256:1

This should be waay higher up! This one is my favorite out of all of their songs! It is slow, with a cool "look how far we've come" kind of a feel. I love it. Of course, a lot (probably more than half) of these songs I have never listened to since they are not on ITunes, so it might not be my favorite for long! But seriously, this should at LEAST be in the top 50, or at the very least, above Dancing in the Dark.

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40 Every Night

Oh my... Why isn't this song in the top ten? It has like the catchiest beat and yet is so sad. It has a very different quality than their other songs. It makes me happy to listen to it. This is definitely of Imagine Dragons' best songs... Ever!

How is this song not higher?! This definitely one of Id's better songs. It has great lyrics, a great sound, and is just all together amazing. This is for sure on of my Favorite Imagine Dragons songs, and DESERVES to be higher.

Definitely should be higher on this list. It has a slight Coldplay sound and extraordinary meaning behind it.

Such a shame to have such an amazing song down at 18... another masterpiece from the album Night Visions that deserves a whole lot of hearings and lauding of course...

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41 Bad Liar

Perfect paradise tearing at the seams. That line hits me so hard its unreal. It is describing how things can be great on the outside, while things are dying on the inside.
The song also has a similar meaning to Demons. He wants to be better, but he believes he's a monster.

One of the Best.

Pure poetry

Fantastic song with deep and meaningful lyrics, makes me really think.

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42 Love

This song will be remembered as one of their best, it just has not been discovered...

love it

43 Curse

IS THIS A JOKE? CURSE IS THE BEST SONG EVER! Makes me dance every time! Come on guys!

Oh, my goodnes! This should be up there with radioactive! Possibly best song in all of existence! Please listen to it! It's extremely passionate song!

This song is incredible! This would go to straight to number 1 if only people knew about it!

I was skeptical at first seeing this song on the bottom of the list but I gave it a try and I regret nothing.
And if you've made it this far below it means you really love Imagine Dragons too. I guarantee you that this song is going to be in your top 5
Go ahead and listen to it, you won't be disappointed

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44 Look How Far We've Come

By far my absolute favorite song from them! Only downside... You can't find this song anywhere to buy. I highly recommend this song! I fell in love with it the first time I heard it!

Why is this so low? One of my favorites, like a mix between Amsterdam and On Top Of The World

45 Thief

This is only as low as it is because it's on the deluxe versions of smoke and mirrors and no one has ever heard of it. This song might not be the absolute best that they've made, but it is an amazing song and it's sad it didn't make it to the regular album.

This song is by far my favourite imagine dragons song from the beautiful vocals to the guitar riff this song deserves to a lot higher on the list in my opinion

My absolute favourite song! It is so great. What a pity that nearly nobody knows it :(

The fast pace of this masterpiece is the actual killer thing.

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46 Destination

Unbelievably catchy, really upbeat, great rhythm... best Imagine Dragons song by far, whether it's the studio version or the acoustic.

It's too bad not many people know about this song. It's a great one. Very catchy and fun to listen to.

Too bad this song isn't very popular. It's very catchy and brilliant? - IsyTheElf101

I love it's catchy indeed Imagine Dragons are awesome!

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47 Leave Me

This song is so awesome! I realize it doesn't compare to Radioactive and the other songs, but it's really good! Give it a listen, you won't be disappointed. I found this hidden gem on Pandora.

This really is a good song. Really catchy too..

48 Mouth of the River Mouth of the River

One of my favorites. It's upbeat, and it's the kind of song that makes me sing along and dance.

49 Stand by Me
50 America

Love this song, just has a great message! Makes me feel very patriotic and emotional all at the same time. More people need to listen to it!

JUST AMAZING! And a really good beat

I love the lyrics and the vocals of this song. Good music.

Not even American but this song is simply perfect. One of the better songs of them in my opinion

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