Dan Reynolds, frontman for Think about Dragons, revealed the rationale he doesn’t assume the group could be performing on the Tremendous Bowl halftime present throughout a brand new episode of SiriusXM’s “The Jess Cagle Present” with Julia Cunningham.
Reynolds admitted that there was preliminary mutual curiosity, and discussions transpired between Tremendous Bowl representatives and Think about Dragons. Nevertheless, he admitted that this was not likely a great pairing for the band, and mentioned they’d solely find a way and keen to carry out on the sporting occasion below some very particular circumstances.
“We did have talks about Tremendous Bowl stuff with Tremendous Bowl individuals,” the well-known musician mentioned on the podcast.
He famous that the foundations of the engagement for the halftime present weren’t a match for the band.
“Till I do know that we are able to carry out in the best way that we would like and our devices may be taking part in dwell, we’re by no means gonna play the Tremendous Bowl,” Reynolds mentioned.
“And that’s my sincere reply to you,” he reaffirmed on the podcast.
He went on to elucidate that the band is all about authentically taking part in dwell, and the main focus of the Tremendous Bowl is extra on the theatrics of the efficiency. Reynolds expressed that the rockers would solely flirt with a Tremendous Bowl efficiency sooner or later if the main focus was placed on their dwell present.
“We’ve got a really particular manner that we carry out and we’ve been actually fortunate to stay to our weapons for this a few years and carry out in that manner,” he mentioned.
The well-known musician clarified that he has “no hate on the Tremendous Bowl” however reiterated that he represented a dwell band, and that with out the “dwell” side, Think about Dragon’s efficiency would really feel disingenuous. (RELATED: Reviewing Rihanna: The Tremendous Bowl Halftime Present Hits And Misses)
“If you happen to’re a band, it’s only a totally different factor,” he mentioned.
“You gotta have dwell drums, you gotta have, you already know, dwell guitar. And that’s a non-starter for us,” he mentioned.
The subsequent halftime present shall be headlined by Usher in February 2024, and shall be introduced by Apple Music.