Tag Archives: The Killers

Variations on a Well-Chosen Theme

Over the years, Brandon Flowers and the Killers have been able to dig deep into a kind of storytelling line through their music that captures something a little Americana with a twist of Vegas thrown in.  They have a new … Continue reading

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Caution: Mulligan Necessary

You know how I mentioned that it can take some time to move from “school mode” to “spring break mode”? Well, that was especially true today, most likely because of the rainy weather and the clouds of world and local … Continue reading

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Week’s End

I have taken great comfort all week in the fact that this week would have been crazy even if I had stayed on-island over the holiday weekend.  The relief I felt as I moved through downtown gathering some stuff for … Continue reading

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Don’t Lose the Plot

One more video of from a recent concert by the Killers.  Also from Day and Age, here’s “This is Your Life,” one of my favorite tracks from the band.

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Dustland Fairytale Revisited

A recent performance of a classic from the Killers to close out another non-stop Thursday.

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February Finished (All These Things)

Four weeks full of posts: not bad.  They weren’t all classics, but that’s okay.  Showing up and persisting, those are good things.  And so a “classic” from the Killers to commemorate the end of February and the start of March.

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Music in 2012: The December Dismantle

ANY YEAR WITHOUT NEW MUSIC FROM U2 is questionable at best.  And 2012 started slow, not much new music out there, at least not for me.  Then, around August, things picked up monumentally.  Some high points. . . Live Music.  … Continue reading

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Mr. Brightside and the Real Girl (apologies to Lars)

MOST PLAYED ALBUM FOR ME THIS YEAR? The Killers’ Battle Born.  And their newest single, a quality ballad called “Here With Me,” just got a new video.  The video is directed by Tim Burton, which means that it skews on … Continue reading

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Be Still. . . and Listen to a Great New Song from The Killers

I’VE BEEN A FAN OF THE KILLERS since the first time I heard “Mr. Brightside” back when I taught middle school.  Watching them evolve as a band has been interesting, how they have moved to a full sound, one that … Continue reading

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Greenwald and a Killer(s) Concert

ANY CONVERSATION ABOUT THE KILLERS is a good conversation, I think.  I linked to the band’s newest song (“Runaways”) a few days ago.  Turns out that Grantland’s Andy Greenwald caught the band at Webster Hall in the gear-up for the … Continue reading

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