"I appreciated [that] Michael Sam was like, 'I want to be able to go to the movies and hold hands with my boyfriend.' Even hearing him say 'boyfriend,' I was just like, 'That's cool.'"After an excerpt from the article was published online, Glenn received many messages of support online. Something always would come out in the songs."He continued, "So now you know what you may have always assumed.
"I'm the happiest lil weirdo i've been in my whole entire life. I don't know what it all means, but I'm ok with it."He later explained why he decided to come out via the iconic magazine in a lengthy Facebook post, writing, "I don't think I'm special for being a gay man. I didn't come out so all of you could say 'i knew it' based on the clothes I wear or the way I dance. It was music that I had always had a torrid love affair with. I had to be honest with that relationship.""It was the moment I let myself write about the years spent in falling for my straight friend or the song I let myself write about thinking it was ok to be alone forever because it was better than explaining myself.
Out of the band’s catalog, I really gravitated to “Calling My Name.” In the video for that song, I noticed that you stood in front of a background that said, “Start A Fire,” which was also the name of the EP. I think it’s more that she just has always wanted to get things done in an orderly way and to a certain level.
I also noticed that when the band’s name is mentioned, there is also a logo that has a heart with wings. The human heart and wings symbolize the human experience and a heart taking flight. Yeah, it is kind of arranged, but there isn’t an out because we don’t choose to have an out!
And so, even when we didn’t know how to play our songs very well, we were just putting on a show. Our musicality is up there with our showmanship, now.
After watching all of your current Webisodes, it became obvious and apparent that the band has a do-it-yourself, hands-on approach to its career, even though you’re signed with a label.
That's what i'd say to me at 21, the scared return mormon missionary who knew this part of himself but loved God too.
All my love and hope, and for now, back to the music." Neon Trees Drummer Elaine Bradley retweeted Glenn Monday and told her 8,000 followers, "Now y'all know!
Tyler Glenn is the lead vocalist and keyboardist for Neon Trees, a band whose musical roots lay in Provo, Utah. It was never a thing of like we need a girl drummer to make it cool. [laughing] Seeing her live is definitely something in and of itself.