"Radioactive" & "Demons" - Imagine Dragons ft Kendrick Lamar on SNL 2.1.2014 [Videos]

Evan Petersen

by Evan Petersen

Published February 2, 2014

Imagine Dragons appeared on last night's SNL for a huge performance, featuring recent collaborator Kendrick Lamar.

"Radioactive" - Imagine Dragons ft Kendrick Lamar on SNL 2.1.2014:

Their first song of the night was "Radioactive," a track they performed together at last week's Grammys, and this time, it was epic. The song started out normally, but the additional percussion instruments on stage added a degree of magnitude to the sound and the performance. Frontman Dan Reynolds gives an impassioned interpretation and until the song's break. Then, a full orchestral string section joins in as the whole band switches over to percussion duty. Kendrick comes out a spits an intense verse, showcasing his lyrical speed as the band pounds on the drums, and they hit the chorus again before a massive ending. Check it out above.

"Demons" - Imagine Dragons on SNL 2.1.2014:

The string section stuck around for their next song, a far more subdued performance. The band played "Demons," another track from 2012's Continued Silence. It's a far more calm and ambient number, but the emotions still ran hot and the crowd ate it up. Watch the video above.

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