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Brandon Flowers – “I Can Change”

When the Killers frontman Brandon Flowers and the great producer Ariel Rechtshaid get together, they make some truly impressive big-budget ’80s-style pop music. Flowers’ new solo album The Desired Effect is out soon, and all the songs we’ve heard — “Can’t Deny My Love,” “Still Want You,” “Lonely Town” — have been winners. Add to… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 1, 2015 - 10:11 am

Brandon Flowers – “Can’t Deny My Love”

While the Killers are on hiatus, Brandon Flowers is returning to his solo career, and that means a tilt toward pop. The Killers had plenty of their own big, hooky choruses but still had a brittle rock backbone even during their most high-octane moments. Flowers worked with Ariel Rechtshaid on The Desired Effect, the follow-u… More »

By: Caitlin White / March 23, 2015 - 10:04 am

U2, Killers, Coldplay Team Up For Red(WIRE)

In case you didn’t know, yesterday (12/1) was World AIDS Day. To help mark the occasion, Bono added a wing to his organization (RED): RED(WIRE)’s a new website that will feature exclusives from Coldplay, the Killers, the Dixie Chicks, John Legend, R.E.M. and Bob Dylan, among others. All the money made (via subscription) goes toward… More »

By: brandon / December 1, 2008 - 5:45 pm