History Music / TheKillers

11th Jun '16 8:06:49 PM portaljumper339
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* IJustWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: One reading of "Mr. Brightside" could be a case of this, as the lyrics imply that the singer is being cheated on by their significant other but is either too disinterested to care or has such low self-esteem that they let them go so they can be happy, even at the singer's expense. Given that it was written after the lead singer had gone through a bad breakup due to being cheated on, this is probably the intended reading.
31st Dec '15 9:10:27 AM lakingsif
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* OdeToYouth: "Miss Atomic Bomb", "When You Were Young", "Shot at the Night", "A Dustland Fairytale".
9th Sep '15 9:10:52 PM ArcaneAzmadi
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* LyricalDissonance: Quite a few of their songs feature upbeat, engaging melody lines combined with lyrics that range from downbeat and somewhat depressing (e.g "Runaways") to NightmareFuel (e.g the "Murder Trilogy").
7th Aug '15 3:25:07 AM StrangeBro
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* BookEnds: ''Sam's Town'' begins with "Enterlude" and ends with "Exitlude." The latter is a reprise of the former with an added verse at the start.
14th Jul '15 4:49:25 PM benefluence
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* SubvertedRhymeEveryOccasion: "Mr. Brightside".

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* SubvertedRhymeEveryOccasion: "Mr. Brightside".Brightside", although the rhythm and the fact that it (slant) rhymes with the following line obscure it a bit.



-->And my stomach is sick

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-->And my stomach is sick''sick''



-->But she's touching his chest now

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-->But she's touching his chest now''chest'' now
-->She takes off her dress now
--> Let me go...
31st May '15 9:55:37 PM rjung
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The Killers are a rock band from [[VivaLasVegas Las Vegas]], made up of Brandon Flowers (lead vocals, keyboard), Dave Keuning (guitar, backing vocals), Mark Stoermer (bass, backing vocals), and Ronnie Vannucci (drums/percussion, backing vocals). To date they have released the following albums:

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The Killers are a rock band from [[VivaLasVegas Las Vegas]], UsefulNotes/LasVegas, made up of Brandon Flowers (lead vocals, keyboard), Dave Keuning (guitar, backing vocals), Mark Stoermer (bass, backing vocals), and Ronnie Vannucci (drums/percussion, backing vocals). To date they have released the following albums:
16th Mar '15 7:10:10 PM TheShadow
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* CallBack/CallForward: [[PlayingWithATrope Played with]] in the songs "A Matter of Time" and "Miss Atomic Bomb" of ''Battle Born''. The two share several phrases ("laughing with your girlfriends", "falling back on forever", etc.) and are part of the same story. "A Matter of Time" comes first on the album, making the lines in "Miss Atomic Bomb" a CallBack. However, "Miss Atomic Bomb" is a single from the album and the one most fans heard first, so when later listening to the album in order, "A Matter of Time" serves as a CallForward.
8th Mar '15 3:07:51 PM nombretomado
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** The title of ''Battle Born'' is a shout-out to their home state of Nevada, which is nicknamed "the Battle Born state" because it was admitted to the Union in 1864 during TheAmericanCivilWar.

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** The title of ''Battle Born'' is a shout-out to their home state of Nevada, which is nicknamed "the Battle Born state" because it was admitted to the Union in 1864 during TheAmericanCivilWar.UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar.
15th Feb '15 12:50:19 AM bluesno1fann
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* SoloSideProject: Brandon Flowers and Ronnie Vanucci both released solo albums in the last few years, but the band are still together and working on a new album.

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* SoloSideProject: Brandon Flowers and Ronnie Vanucci both released solo albums in the last few years, but the band are still together and working on a new album.doing well.
15th Feb '15 12:49:38 AM bluesno1fann
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* SoloSideProject: Brandon Flowers and Ronnie Vanucci both released solo albums in the last few years, but the band are still together and working on a new album.


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