First Things First

Album: Pop Psychology (2014)
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Songfacts®:

  • This song tells the story of Neon Trees vocalist Tyler Glenn and guitarist Christopher Allen leaving California to start a band in Utah. "There was so much uncertainty to that, but there was like this real zest of like anything's possible," Glenn told Radio.com.

    The track's message is a simple one: never give up on your dreams. "I know that's cheesy," the Neon Trees added with a smile. "But I'm a cheesy guy at 30, and I'm happy."

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