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“I definitely was thinking of my hometown in some of it, for sure.
I’m very reflective when I write and this record’s even more personal than the last one,” Glenn said.
Glenn said by living with the melodies and lyrics, Neon Trees avoided the pressure that surrounds a band’s second record.
He also credited the band’s road warrior tendencies to helping him develop a bigger bolder voice.
Always a dynamic in a live setting, “Picture Show” shows off Glenn’s vocal acrobatics, from the Michael Jackson-esque cadence on “Weekend” and the pop gem of a single “Everybody Talks” to the snarling edge of “Teenage Sounds,” which also gets bold in the lyrics.
The teen angst rant of the song is Glenn’s catharsis of a howling rock song that could be the soundtrack to the “It Gets Better” campaign.
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Member of the rock band Neon Trees who first gained nationwide exposure for their single “Animal,” which peaked at #13 on the Billboard Hot 100. During the Eighties, conservative politics and Reaganomics held sway as the Berlin Wall crumbled, new computer technologies emerged and blockbuster movies and MTV reshaped pop culture. Elaine Bradley is part of a Millennial Generation (also known as Generation Y).
She has volunteered as a missionary in Frankfurt, Germany as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The 1980s was the decade of big hair, big phones, pastel suits, Cabbage Patch Kids, Rubik’s cubes, Yuppies, Air Jordans, shoulder pads and Pac Man.
“It’s really candid lines and I think anyone can say they’ve felt that way and they’re tired of that, too.
But it’s loud and it’s abrasive and bratty and fun,” he said.
“I’m really proud of that song, especially the line ‘I’m sick of living out of fear, I’m sick of being called fag because I’m queer’.