Imagine Dragon’s Mercury World Tour | Rocks Riyadh

Imagine Dragons Mercury World Tour finally kicked off while Rockin' Riyadh, promoting new albums Mercury — Acts 1 & 2.

Produced by Live Nation, the world tour promotes the release of Imagine Dragons highly anticipated double-disc album, Mercury — Acts 1 & 2.

The 32-track epic album is the band’s boldest artistic statement thus far. Executive produced by Rick Rubin, the double album includes hit singles “Enemy,” “Bones,” and “Sharks” and expands on 2021’s “Mercury — Act 1”. 

Act 1 explores themes of love, faith, pain, passion, and loss, while Act 2 sorts through personal loss and the most important existential questions of their career.

Imagine Dragons Music reverberated through Riyadh.

  • Saudi fans were blown away by the American rockers
  • Imagine Dragons lit up Riyadh on Mercury World Tour


The American pop-rock band Imagine Dragons kicked off their fourth world tour from Riyadh Boulevard on Sunday. The excited screams of the ‘firebreathers’ as their fans are popularly known, welcomed the band to the city.

World tour kicks off

The world tour celebrates the band’s new double album, “Mercury – Acts 1 & 2.” 

Having kicked off their world tour from the Kingdom, the band will travel to neighboring Gulf countries and other locations, including South Africa, Brazil, Argentina, India, Denmark, Romania, Italy, France, the US, and the UK.

Opening Act

The multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning band opened the performance with “My Life” from their new album. The band then launched into a series of their chart-topping anthemic singles. The double album expands on their 2021’s hit “Mercury – Act 1.”

They also performed “Bones,” which has streamed over 330 million times and is on the Billboard Hot 100. The firebreathers sang along to the band’s recent hits, including “Sharks,” “Follow You,” and “I am Happy.”

The weather made the fantastic concert all the better.

Event Highpoint

Singer Dan Reynolds’ could be seen crying as he sang “Birds” from their 2018 deluxe album “Origins.” The singer dedicated the song to all the people we lost but will meet again.

Fan reaction

Firebreathers at the concert were undoubtedly blown away by the show’s musical prowess, visual aesthetics, and creative transitions. However, the concert ended earlier than expected, much to the audience’s dismay.

Message on Instagram

Imagine Dragons shared a message on their official Instagram account regarding “Mercury – Act 2.”

“This album is not about death, but rather, life. Sending you all my love. May this record bring you joy. May every day be your best. Thank you for listening for all these years.”

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