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Brandon Flowers      

Singer-Songwriter; Frontman for the The Killers; "Mr. Brightside" and "Somebody Told Me"

Brandon Flowers is the frontman of the popular band, the Killers. Flowers helped popularize a genre that hadn’t been fashionable for nearly two decades, drawing influence from a number of '80s synth pop bands-- including New Order, Echo & the Bunnymen and the Psychedelic Furs-- while writing the songs that comprised his band’s multi-platinum debut, Hot Fuss. F

lowers also proved to be a super-sized media personality, gathering headlines for his clothing choices, which ran the gamut from neatly tailored suits to bizarrely feathered shoulder pads, and his outspoken opinions. Although the Killers retooled their sound with each album, the group rarely subscribed to convention. Flowers, who launched a solo career in 2010, had the reputation of being the most unconventional of them all.

The Killers debut album, Hot Fuss, was released in 2004. With their open-armed embrace of synthesizers, icy atmospherics and other trappings of the '80s, the Killers were placed into the same retro category as groups like Franz Ferdinand and the Rapture. For the band’s second album, though, the guys shifted their focus to the heartland rock & roll of Bruce Springsteen. Released in October 2006, Sam’s Town found Brandon Flowers modeling his performance after the Boss and Bono, and the album went platinum across the globe.

After releasing a rarities compilation, Sawdust, in late 2007, the Killers began working on a third album. Day & Age arrived in November 2008 and became another worldwide hit, with “Human” hitting the Top Ten in several countries.

The birth of his children and death of his mother inspired Flowers to continue writing new music. He decided to launch a solo career while the rest of the Killers enjoyed a short hiatus. Flamingo, his first album of solo material, was released in 2010.

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