These kids today. Why are they all so happy?
Bands bursting with day-glo positivity are a dime a dozen in modern music. Fun., Imagine Dragons, Passion Pit, Walk the Moon, Grouplove and Of Monsters and Men all sing scream-along anthems with fists-in-the-air abandon, and their young fans can’t seem to get enough.
“Maybe it’s just what’s going on in the world — people are kind of sick of feeling down,” said Sam Martin, singer of L.A. indie-pop startups Youngblood Hawke. “They want to find an outlet that makes them feel positive about everything, and music is a big part of that. It’s a way to escape.”"