‘Animal’ by Neon Trees (Mercury Recs)

Neon Trees hail from the untouchable mountains of UT. Their synth rock sound drew the attention of Ronnie Vannucci drummer of The Killers (Island/Def Jam Records). Their single ‘Animal’ was released as an iTunes free download. It later reached no. 5 on the US Alternative charts and no. 77 on the US Billboard Top 200.