Stephen Hawking ups his Rock Star credentials with a scheduled appearance at giant U.K. music fest Glastonbury, The Killers' Brandon Flowers reveals he has a bag full of seven years' worth of his facial hair and an analysis of recent chart toppers reveals that most are written at a second- or third-grade reading level.
Some Hall & Oates fans drunkenly start a Super PAC in the duo's honor; the duo quickly says they can't go for that (no can do). Plus, The Killers are one group Mitt Romney enjoys (allegedly) and Neil Armstrong's death brings up Pink Floyd's moon landing jam at the BBC and leads NBC to tell the world Neil Young is dead.
The solo album has always been a tricky
proposition. Even members of hugely popular bands have found middling
sales and less than glowing reviews down the solo path. What then to make of 'Flamingo,' the new solo effort from Killers frontman Brandon Flowers? Well, rules don't seem to apply to The Killers at any level.
When it comes to 'Flamingo,' the new solo effort from Killers frontman Brandon Flowers, rules don't seem to apply. A solo album generally appears well into a band's existence, but here is Flowers putting his name above the title just seven years after The Killers' debut album.