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This is a good single to buy, but not the video ...

buy the song if your a Killer fan, but the video is not worth buying, it is a loud of rubbish! Looking forward to "The Dustland Fairytale" single and video.

One of the best songs on Day and Age gets released!

I already loved this song on the album, one of the stronger ones amongst many great tracks. I personally prefer it to 'Human' but I guess Human is more immediate and catchy (especially to non fans). This song however is both melancholic and uplifting, Brandon delivers some of his most emotional words yet with both light and dark shades. Glorious melody on the verses harkens back to an 80s sound, bursting into an unashamedly emotional and beautiful chorus. No other bands are writing songs quite like this at the moment. The Killers define their own sound (with one or two obvious influences) and don't mind bringing pieces of the past back for good use. What I like most about this song is that it doesn't try to ape any current trend or fad, it could even be considered uncool, which is always a good thing to me as it shows the song was written without concession to 'chasing the new big thing' and instead relies on good solid song writing.

Great but...

Great song, but wheres the B-Side?


Formed: 2002 in Las Vegas, NV

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '00s, '10s

Few bands in the early 2000s rose so quickly to the forefront of pop music as the Killers. With a mix of '80s-styled synth pop and fashionista charm, the band's street-smart debut, Hot Fuss, became one of 2004's biggest releases, spawning four singles and catapulting the group -- particularly their dandyish, 22-year-old frontman, Brandon Flowers -- into the international spotlight. Hot Fuss reveled in the garish glitz of the band's native Las Vegas, spinning tales of androgynous girlfriends and illicit...
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