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Brandon Flowers

Background information
Birth name Brandon Richard Flowers
Born June 21, 1981 (1981-06-21) (age 28)
Origin Henderson, Nevada, U.S.
Genres Alternative rock, Post-punk revival
Occupations Musician, songwriter
Instruments Vocals, keyboards, synthesizer, piano, bass guitar, guitar
Years active 2002–present
Associated acts The Killers, Pet Shop Boys, Elton John, Louis XIV, Wild Light, Lou Reed, 30 Seconds to Mars
Notable instruments
Clavia Nord Lead 2
microKORG
Korg MS-2000B
Alesis Ion
.Brandon Richard Flowers (born June 21, 1981) is the American frontman, vocalist, and keyboardist of the Las Vegas-based rock band The Killers.^ June 21, 1981 .
  • Brandon Flowers Picture, Video, Wallpaper, Profile, Gossip, and News at CelebrityWonder.com 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.celebritywonder.com [Source type: General]

^ Killers frontman Brandon Flowers late in the band’s Monday night set.
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^ Reply Score = 0 Brandon Flowers rocks.
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Early life

.Flowers, the youngest of six children, was born on June 21, 1981 in Henderson, Nevada (near Las Vegas) to parents of partial Scottish and Lithuanian ancestry.^ Born on June 21, 1981 in Las Vegas, Brandon Richard Flowers is the youngest of six children.
  • Brandon Flowers - Biography 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ Brandon Flowers, the youngest of six, was born in Las Vegas.
  • Songs of Praise: Young LDS Rock Star Talks About Faith | Mormon Stories Podcast Archive 18 September 2009 4:40 UTC mormonstories.org [Source type: General]

^ Youngest child of a family from Las Vegas.
  • Brandon Flowers - Biography 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

[1] .Growing up, his mother was homemaker and his father worked for a grocery store.^ He grew up in a close-knit family in smalltown Utah, the youngest (by 12 years) of six; his father worked in grocery stores for 30 years.

^ Next, I ran to the grocery store to pick up dinner as well as some snacks to get me through the night, as I almost certainly wouldn't be sleeping much.

^ And this could be an attractive proposal to that company- a new Rte 7, a new grocery store, accessibility to the interstate via Rutland and up the improved 7....
  • Brandon divided about supermarket proposal: Rutland Herald Online 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.rutlandherald.com [Source type: General]
  • Brandon divided about supermarket proposal: Rutland Herald Online 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.rutlandherald.com [Source type: General]

[2] .His father joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints when Flowers was five years old.^ Yes brandon is a mormon and belongs to the church of jesus christ of latter day saints, But whats the problem ??
  • Stories In High Fidelity » Blog Archive » Brandon Flowers: Be Human, Speak Up 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.storiesinhighfidelity.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Latter-day Saints/Mormons .
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^ Father's Day - June 20th, 2010 Brighten Dad's desk at home or the office with flowers or plants from your Brandon, MS local florist this Father's Day, Jun 20th, 2010.
  • Brandon, MS - Brandon Florists, buy flowers from your local full service retail flower shops and florist serving Brandon, MS - Mississippi 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.flowershopnetwork.com [Source type: General]

[3] .They lived in Henderson until Flowers was eight, when they moved to Nephi, Utah.^ It's the story of how Flowers's mum and dad met - they were both aged 15 and lived on the same trailer park.
  • The Killers: Change we can believe in | Music | The Observer 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ The Raynor family then moved to Miami, Florida where they lived until he was 14.
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^ A spokesman for the company said they planned to run the store as a Hannaford until the new facility opened and then move down the road.
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  • Brandon divided about supermarket proposal: Rutland Herald Online 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.rutlandherald.com [Source type: General]

[2] .Flowers lived in Nephi until his junior year in Juab High School, when he moved back to Las Vegas to live with his aunt.^ He lived there for 2 years until he was 10.
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^ Returned to Las Vegas when he was 16, where he lived with his aunt.
  • Brandon Flowers - Biography 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ Las Vegas High School, 1961 .
  • 08/19/2008 - HIGH SCHOOL HEROES - VIEW NEWS: A Neighborhood Newspaper 18 September 2009 4:40 UTC www.viewnews.com [Source type: General]

[2][3][4]
.Brandon's brother, Shane, 12 years his senior (born July 4 1969 and sung about in The Killers song "Sam's Town") is said to be most responsible for Flowers' musical development; he showed him Smiths videos and U2's Rattle and Hum movie and even early videos of The Shazzman on Motown.^ So, if Sam's Town is about Vegas, what is this one about?
  • Brandon Flowers Talks Day & Age: Best Killers Disc Ever!!! : Rolling Stone 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.rollingstone.com [Source type: General]

^ His only brother, Shane, is 12 years older than him.
  • Brandon Flowers - Biography 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ But what about music’s most famous Mormon?
  • Stories In High Fidelity » Blog Archive » Brandon Flowers: Be Human, Speak Up 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.storiesinhighfidelity.com [Source type: Original source]

[2] His older brother also introduced him to The Cars, Morrissey, and The Cure.[2] .Musically, Flowers is an anglophile and a fan of English bands New Order, The Smiths, Pet Shop Boys, Depeche Mode, and Oasis.^ Pet shop Boys are remixing "Read My mind"- Read - .

^ Top Ten Reasons To Order From A Real Local Florist Chances are, you know where the flower shop is located in your neighborhood.
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^ Get the latest Music News on Band Weblogs!
  • The Killers - Band Weblogs - The Music Blog | Music News 18 September 2009 4:40 UTC bandweblogs.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.He credits the Pet Shop Boys song "Being Boring", especially the lyrics "I never dreamt that I would get to be / The creature that I always meant to be", as a major life influence.^ Pet Shop Boys (44) .
  • Music News: Brandon Flowers...Mr. Right-Side? - Towleroad, More than gay news. More gay men 18 September 2009 4:40 UTC www.towleroad.com [Source type: General]

^ (On the controversy surrounding the Pet Shop Boys) .
  • Brandon Flowers - Biography 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ The lyric that meant most to him above all else was from the latter's 'Being Boring': 'I never dreamt that I would get to be/The creature that I always meant to be'.
  • Craig McLean talks to the Killers' singer Brandon Flowers | Music | The Observer 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

[4] .He has stated that "It was really weird because other kids were buying Tool and Nirvana and I was buying The Cars and The Psychedelic Furs.^ It's a real blessing that his being bald isn't a big deal for him - this can be so devastating for other kids undergoing treatment.
  • Brandon's Updates - 2008, 2009 & 2010 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC brandonsgoal.org [Source type: General]

^ These tools will convert the swf into an svg so one can build custom animated wallpapers and other animated effects like button states.
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^ He's the perfect age to be a Nirvana kid but Flowers hated grunge, in part because it was so dowdy, partly 'because it sucked the fun out of things'.
  • The Killers: Change we can believe in | Music | The Observer 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

I was pretty alienated as a kid."[2]

Career

.Brandon Flowers, after dropping out of college, was a bellhop for a short while at the Gold Coast Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.^ Flower delivery to any College in Brandon, Mississippi.
  • FLOWERS Brandon | Flower Delivery Brandon MS | FTD Flower Shop Order Flowers Online for Brandon MS, Mississippi | Florist Shop | FLORISTS 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.wesleyberryflowers.com [Source type: General]

^ Flower delivery to any College in Brandon, Florida.
  • FLOWERS Brandon | Flower Delivery Brandon FL | FTD Flower Shop Order Flowers Online for Brandon FL, Florida | Florist Shop | FLORISTS 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.wesleyberryflowers.com [Source type: General]

^ Dropped out of college.
  • Brandon Flowers - Biography 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

[5] .In 2001 he was abandoned by the first band that he was in, a synth pop band known as Blush Response, after he declined to move with the rest of them to Los Angeles, California.^ 'Human', the first single, is a Pet Shop Boys-style synth-pop zoomer that should please fans of 'Mr Brightside'.
  • The Killers: Change we can believe in | Music | The Observer 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

[4] .Shortly thereafter, Flowers attended an Oasis concert, and realizing that he wanted to make the transition from a keyboard band to a true rock band, began searching for a guitarist.^ I think I'm going to delete this page and make a new one, and set it private that way I can add who ever I want, and talk "real" all day.
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^ After spotting Dave Keuning's advert in two Las Vegas weekly papers, Flowers and the guitarist bonded over an enthusiasm for Oasis, and a desire to be huge.
  • Craig McLean talks to the Killers' singer Brandon Flowers | Music | The Observer 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ It's odd that society curses Brandon Flowers for saying, in 2006, his band, The Killers, were going to release the best rock album of the last 25 years.
  • Brandon Flowers Talks Day & Age: Best Killers Disc Ever!!! : Rolling Stone 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.rollingstone.com [Source type: General]

[4] .He responded to an ad that Dave Keuning had placed in the paper that listed, among other bands, The Cure and Oasis as influences.^ There’s a lot of that with all of us,” notes Vannucci of a band that came together in 2001 after Keuning advertised for like-minded musicians (he mentioned the Cure and Oasis).

^ Around April 2002, almost a year-and-a-half into his quest, Keuning altered his ad yet again, mentioning that he was looking for musicians "with a love of Oasis," the English band known for Beatlesesque melodies driven by swirling guitars.
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^ After spotting Dave Keuning's advert in two Las Vegas weekly papers, Flowers and the guitarist bonded over an enthusiasm for Oasis, and a desire to be huge.
  • Craig McLean talks to the Killers' singer Brandon Flowers | Music | The Observer 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

.Keuning later stated that his first impression of Flowers was that he was wearing the same shoes Oasis had.^ They met Flowers and Keuning via bar-circuit contacts, and in August 2002 the four played their first gig together.
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  • Brandon Flowers - Boxxet 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: General]

^ He had the same shoes Oasis had – Clarks!’ .
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[4] .After several short-lived bassists and drummers, Flowers and Keuning were joined by bassist Mark Stoermer and drummer Ronnie Vannucci and became the Killers in August 2002.^ Ronnie Vannucci:Killer with a cause- Read - .

^ The ‘Human’ singer also admitted he and his bandmates - guitarist Dave Keuning, bassist Mark Stoermer and drummer Ronnie Vannucci Jr. .
  • Brandon Flowers - Boxxet 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: General]

^ He showed Ronnie [Vannucci, Killers drummer] tai chi.
  • Interview with Brandon Flowers of the Killers- Time Out Chicago 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC chicago.timeout.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[4] .Vannucci later said that, even with songs like "little dwarf versions of what we have now, Brandon wasn't afraid to just get up there and just do it.^ But Brandon told me later that evening that now that Rex was on the "other side", he wasn't afraid of dying.

^ Like I said, it's just a handful that are opposed.
  • Brandon divided about supermarket proposal: Rutland Herald Online 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.rutlandherald.com [Source type: General]
  • Brandon divided about supermarket proposal: Rutland Herald Online 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.rutlandherald.com [Source type: General]

^ Vannucci remembers that even when their songs were 'little dwarf versions of what we have now, Brandon wasn't afraid to just get up there and just do it.
  • Craig McLean talks to the Killers' singer Brandon Flowers | Music | The Observer 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

.You need that when you're trying to get something off the ground.^ You need that when you're trying to get something off the ground.
  • Craig McLean talks to the Killers' singer Brandon Flowers | Music | The Observer 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ All you can see is the ground and the base of the tower, and it feels as if you’re just floating there over the city.

^ And get a life doll, people are dying in countries and you're posting on boards trying to boost your self-esteem.
  • :: arjanwrites music blog ::: Interview with Brandon Flowers 18 September 2009 4:40 UTC www.arjanwrites.com [Source type: General]

.As far as the drive goes, Brandon was never half-assed."^ As far as the drive goes, Brandon was never half-assed.'
  • Craig McLean talks to the Killers' singer Brandon Flowers | Music | The Observer 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

[4] .According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, his parents have always supported his decision to become a rock singer, and were often the only people in the audience at The Killers' early performances.^ Joe Almeida, a DJ who performs as Bazooka Joe and was something of a tastemaker in the Las Vegas underground scene, heard The Killers' EP when a band member's cousin played it for him.
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^ Media Watch BBC2, 3 and 4 will have Glastonbury coverage on June 22-24 The Killers are in Vegas magazine (June issue) The Killers are on the cover of the latest La Mosca magazine .
  • Brandon Flowers - Boxxet 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: General]

^ The Killers talk about new album, national tour, and their home city of Las Vegas- Read - .

[citation needed]
Flowers has been in a number of controversies based on comments he has made to the media. .In particular, he made statements that sparked feuds with the bands Fall Out Boy, The Bravery and Panic At the Disco.^ Reply Score = 1 I don't care about Fall Out Boy, nor most of the other bands in their range.
  • Brandon Flowers Wants To Beat Emo Bands To Death - Stereogum 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC stereogum.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Since the Bravery aren't worth feuding with anymore, Brandon continues to run his mouth off about Fall Out Boy.
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^ Fall Out Boy are not really that good, i mean i listen to them but without the melody that the vocalist dishes out it sounds like...crap.
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[6] .However, he has since recanted, and told Spin magazine, "I'd like to take it all back.^ Since all your trying to do is take shots.
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^ Brandon still has quite a bit of rest a head of him as part of his recovery, it will likely take several more days to get back to normal.
  • Brandon's Updates - 2008, 2009 & 2010 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC brandonsgoal.org [Source type: General]

^ "But I told him back then, 'I wanna make songs like the Beatles or the Stones, just good songs.'
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.These people are just doing what they want to do, just like I am.^ I just do not want to believe these results, Brandon is doing so well.
  • Brandon's Updates - 2008, 2009 & 2010 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC brandonsgoal.org [Source type: General]

^ I just didn’t want to be like that.
  • Interview with Brandon Flowers of the Killers- Time Out Chicago 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC chicago.timeout.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ People can think what they want to think.'
  • The Killers: Change we can believe in | Music | The Observer 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

.I'm actually a nice person and I love people.^ He said that many French people in fact envy Americans, and their pursuit of the so-called “American Dream.” It was nice to be able to finally communicate with someone that actually lived in Paris .

I just am opinionated. It's not something I'm proud of."[6] .Flowers criticized Green Day for performing the song "American Idiot" in the United Kingdom.^ According to the interview, Green Day are recording in the same studio as they did for American Idiot, Ocean Way Recording in Hollywood, California.

^ Green Day engaged in several other smaller projects in the time following the hype of American Idiot.

^ With the release of American Idiot and the subsequent draw of many new fans, much of this criticism has been revived.

.The concert, featured in Green Day's live DVD Bullet in a Bible, shows thousands of Europeans singing along to "American Idiot". Flowers said, "I just thought it was really cheap.^ Stating that he felt Green Day's DVD is a bit of a stunt, he said, "I just thought it was really cheap.

^ The taping of the concert, featured on Bullet in a Bible, shows thousands of Europeans singing along to "American Idiot."

^ He said: It's just stupid, it is not a way to live.
  • Brandon Flowers Picture, Video, Wallpaper, Profile, Gossip, and News at CelebrityWonder.com 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.celebritywonder.com [Source type: General]

.To go to a place like England or Germany and sing that song—those kids aren't taking it the same way that he meant it."^ To go to a place like England and sing American Idiot...'
  • The Killers: Change we can believe in | Music | The Observer 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ To go to a place like England or Germany and sing that song - those kids aren't taking it the same way that he meant it.

^ I’ll usually sing the melody and something will show itself, like on a song like “Spaceman.” The chorus is just the first chorus that I sang, and it stayed there.
  • The Age Of The Killers, Tom Brislin 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.keyboardmag.com [Source type: General]

[7] .His assertion that Sam's Town would be one of the best albums to come out in the preceding 20 years drew ridicule from critics.^ With characteristic hyperbole, Flowers has already claimed that Sam's Town is 'one of the best albums of the past 20 years'.
  • Craig McLean talks to the Killers' singer Brandon Flowers | Music | The Observer 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Reply The best album of the last 20 years.
  • Brandon Flowers on new Killers record: "...one of the best of the past 20 years" / Music News // Drowned In Sound 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC drownedinsound.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ This album is one of the best albums (of) the past 20 years.
  • Brandon Flowers on new Killers record: "...one of the best of the past 20 years" / Music News // Drowned In Sound 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC drownedinsound.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Flowers has expressed his desire to be less provocative. .He told The Advocate magazine, "With people that I've put down, I understand now that they have their own ability and a gift for doing whatever they're doing."^ They're all gone now.
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^ Also, they have suffered from invasions and oppressive governments for hundreds of years, so they’re just now starting to stand on their own two feet.

^ In fact, they have been down right rude to them and have made it a point to actually harrass these people outside of the meetings.
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  • Brandon divided about supermarket proposal: Rutland Herald Online 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.rutlandherald.com [Source type: General]

[8]
.Canadian-American singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright wrote a song about Flowers called "Tulsa" for his fifth album Release the Stars.^ Gaea Times (blog) Rufus Wainwright Gaea Times (blog) September 10th, 2009 THE KILLERS star BRANDON FLOWERS is both baffled and impressed by gay singer/songwriter RUFUS wainwright's romantic ode to him ...
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^ Musicians Brandon Flowers, lead singer of The Killers - I don't buy a lot of music, just an iTunes song every now and then, so I don't have many songs by The Killers.
  • The Back Bench - A Column by Aaron Johnston 18 September 2009 4:40 UTC www.nauvoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It's odd that society curses Brandon Flowers for saying, in 2006, his band, The Killers, were going to release the best rock album of the last 25 years.
  • Brandon Flowers Talks Day & Age: Best Killers Disc Ever!!! : Rolling Stone 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.rollingstone.com [Source type: General]

.Wainwright has stated in numerous interviews that it was inspired by their first meeting in a bar in Tulsa, Oklahoma.^ By you were a sorcerer; you were a meteor Have you had any contact with Rufus Wainwright since he wrote the song “Tulsa” about your first meeting in Oklahoma?
  • Brandon Flowers - Boxxet 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: General]

^ In a 1992 interview with Brandon for the Chicago's Sun Times, Hutton recalled her first meeting with Brandon and her first impression of his as being " pretty arrogant."

.According to Wainwright, Flowers was "very flattered and somewhat bashful" about this tribute.^ Lovely range of flowers and very open about the price..
  • Florist in Brandon. Hand delivered flowers in Brandon and the surrounding areas. 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.flowerssameday.co.uk [Source type: General]

[9]
.Flowers appeared as an interviewee on the Pet Shop Boys: A Life in Pop DVD[10], and subsequently also presented the artists with an Outstanding Contribution to Music award at the 2009 BRIT Awards.^ 'Human', the first single, is a Pet Shop Boys-style synth-pop zoomer that should please fans of 'Mr Brightside'.
  • The Killers: Change we can believe in | Music | The Observer 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Digg it Craig McLean The Observer , Sunday 24 September 2006 Neil Tennant, Pet Shop Boy and perceptive analyst of pop culture, was excited.
  • Craig McLean talks to the Killers' singer Brandon Flowers | Music | The Observer 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Pet shop Boys are remixing "Read My mind"- Read - .

.He and Lady Gaga then performed with Pet Shop Boys as part of a medley of their hits.^ Pet Shop Boys (44) .
  • Music News: Brandon Flowers...Mr. Right-Side? - Towleroad, More than gay news. More gay men 18 September 2009 4:40 UTC www.towleroad.com [Source type: General]

^ (On the controversy surrounding the Pet Shop Boys) .
  • Brandon Flowers - Biography 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ Pet shop Boys are remixing "Read My mind"- Read - .

.While Flowers is usually confined to singing, or even playing keyboard on most of the Killers' songs, Flowers plays bass in the song For Reasons Unknown, the 4th single from the Sam's Town album.^ I guess it's the most like Sam's Town on the album.
  • Brandon Flowers Talks Day & Age: Best Killers Disc Ever!!! : Rolling Stone 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.rollingstone.com [Source type: General]

^ I dont think I ever gotten up and headbanged and jumped around violently to a single Killers Song or Kings of Leon Song.
  • The Killers’ Brandon Flowers Disses Kurt Cobain | The Tripwire 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.thetripwire.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Musicians Brandon Flowers, lead singer of The Killers - I don't buy a lot of music, just an iTunes song every now and then, so I don't have many songs by The Killers.
  • The Back Bench - A Column by Aaron Johnston 18 September 2009 4:40 UTC www.nauvoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Personal life

.Flowers married his long-time girlfriend, Tana Mundkowsky, in a small, private ceremony on August 2, 2005 in Hawaii.^ Tana Munblowsky (married on August 2, 2005) .
  • Brandon Flowers Picture, Video, Wallpaper, Profile, Gossip, and News at CelebrityWonder.com 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.celebritywonder.com [Source type: General]

^ Last year Flowers married his girlfriend of five years in Hawaii.
  • Songs of Praise: Young LDS Rock Star Talks About Faith | Mormon Stories Podcast Archive 18 September 2009 4:40 UTC mormonstories.org [Source type: General]
  • Craig McLean talks to the Killers' singer Brandon Flowers | Music | The Observer 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ I also like the way that Brandon Flowers speaks his mind, they have worked their way up to being one of the most sought after and best band in a long long time.
  • Brandon Flowers Talks Day & Age: Best Killers Disc Ever!!! : Rolling Stone 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.rollingstone.com [Source type: General]

[11][12] Brandon and his wife have two sons, Ammon, born July 14, 2007[13] and Gunner, born July 28, 2009.
.Flowers has long held a superstition that his death will be associated with the number 621 from having used a Ouija board when he was 13 years old.^ Used a Quija board and gained a fear of the number 621.
  • Brandon Flowers Picture, Video, Wallpaper, Profile, Gossip, and News at CelebrityWonder.com 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.celebritywonder.com [Source type: General]

^ The Anne Frank house , a few blocks away, is the original house where 13-year-old Anne Frank penned her diary in the early 1940s.

^ She later told Linda that in that moment Brandon" went from being 28, to being 8 years old again, as he was remembering what it felt like to be held by his father".

In 2005 en route to the Glastonbury Festival with The Killers on his birthday (6/21) Flowers was "convinced this was the end."[14]
.Flowers' mother, Jean Flowers, passed away on February 11, 2010, after a two-year battle with brain cancer.^ The song 'Goodnight, Travel Well' (set to be the closing track on the forthcoming album, 'Day & Age') is a tribute to Brandon's mother, who has been diagnosed with a brain tumor, and Dave Keuning's mother, who recently passed away.
  • Brandon Flowers - Biography 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ There one evening, on hand with champagne and flowers, he bend on one knee and asked her to marry him after more than two years of dating.

^ Reid Averill passed away recently after a year-long fight with a brain tumor.
  • Brandon's Updates - 2008, 2009 & 2010 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC brandonsgoal.org [Source type: General]

She was 64.

Religion

.Flowers is also a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his wife converted to the faith shortly before their wedding.^ Latter-day Saints/Mormons .
  • Famous Adherents: Internal Use 18 September 2009 4:40 UTC www.adherents.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Henry Eyring Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints National Academy of Sciences member whose interactions with LDS President [http://www.nap.edu/html/biomems/heyring.html] Joseph Fielding Smith on science and faith are a part of LDS history.
  • Famous Adherents: Internal Use 18 September 2009 4:40 UTC www.adherents.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ George B Photography Saint Petersburg, FL George B Photography is a husband and wife wedding photography business in the St. Petersburg area that are willing to travel to meet your needs.
  • Brandon Photographers - Wedding Photographers in Brandon FL 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC brandon-photos-fl.wedj.com [Source type: General]

[2][3][4] He has said that religion is "very important" to him.[15] .After joining The Killers, Flowers began a drinking and partying lifestyle that was contrary to LDS Church teachings.^ Opinion: Bono, Brandon Flowers, and Gary Barlow Join Coldplay for Killers Song .
  • Brandon Flowers - Boxxet 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: General]

.However, in 2006, he stopped, saying "I think I probably feel less guilt, and I'm also healthier than I've ever been.^ Although you think i've gone, and you feel your hearts are breaking You think i've left you both, In a world you see as taking.

^ 'In 50 years I don't think you're gonna look back at 2006 and say "the good old days".
  • Craig McLean talks to the Killers' singer Brandon Flowers | Music | The Observer 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ It was really cool to be less than a foot away from paintings that you’ve previously only seen pictures of in books.

.My wife being pregnant and all that really put things into perspective."^ We were these poor kids and the whole idea of being a band was to put ourselves out there as this glamorous thing.
  • The Killers: Change we can believe in | Music | The Observer 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ The whole place has a really great vibe, and on the walls of my room there were quotes and inscriptions that backpackers from all over the world had left over the years.

^ My search is really over now I've found happiness within, And all the answers to my empty dreams and all that might have been.

[3]

Awards

Flowers won NME magazine awards in 2005 for "Best Dressed" and "Sexiest Man." He also won the award for "Most Stylish Man" at the 2008 GQ awards. .In the 2008 awards the Killers won "best band in America" and "best track in America" at the NME Awards.^ The Killers are America’s top pop band.
  • Interview with Brandon Flowers of the Killers- Time Out Chicago 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC chicago.timeout.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The Killers may be the best band from America right now.
  • SFburning / The Killers 18 September 2009 4:40 UTC www.sfburning.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Flag as inappropriate Posted by MFlow on Mon, Aug 10, 09, at 8:58pm the killers are the best band in the world!
  • Interview with Brandon Flowers of the Killers- Time Out Chicago 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC chicago.timeout.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.He was interviewed by Q Magazine on behalf of the Killers as one of the "Artists of the Century" (Nov 2009) a second cover photo that year.^ Media Watch BBC2, 3 and 4 will have Glastonbury coverage on June 22-24 The Killers are in Vegas magazine (June issue) The Killers are on the cover of the latest La Mosca magazine .
  • Brandon Flowers - Boxxet 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: General]

^ Brandon Flowers on new Killers record: "...one of the best of the past 20 years" / Music News // Drowned In Sound Sign In: 136 users online Sign Up!
  • Brandon Flowers on new Killers record: "...one of the best of the past 20 years" / Music News // Drowned In Sound 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC drownedinsound.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ So while legions of fans wait with bated breath to see who the Killers would add to their list of covered artists, I decided that it would be fun to check out some artists who have decided to cover the Killers.
  • popwreckoning | Tag Archive | the killers 18 September 2009 4:40 UTC popwreckoning.com [Source type: General]

[16] For the 2010 NME Awards, Flowers has been nominated for the Hottest Male Award.

References

  1. ^ Interview Interview reprinted at Live Journal fan website.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g . "SPIN.com: The Lady Killer: An Interview with the Killers' Brandon Flowers". Spin.com. Published November 2004. Accessed March 3, 2008.
  3. ^ a b c d Hiatt, Brian (2008-12-25), "The Killers Inside". Rolling Stone (1068/1069):78-81
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h Craig McLean talks to the Killers' singer Brandon Flowers. The Observer.
  5. ^ Rock world makes a Hot Fuss over the Killers, Oakland Tribune, August 27, 2004
  6. ^ a b Spin Staff (July 25, 2006), "Brandon Flowers Says 'Sorry'". Spin online. (accessed March 30, 2009)
  7. ^ No byline (October 13, 2006), "The Killers 'offended' by Green Day". NME.com (accessed March 30, 2009)
  8. ^ Voss, Brandon (2008-12-02), "No Shrinking Violet". Advocate (1020):64
  9. ^ [1]
  10. ^ IMDB.com listing for "Pet Shop Boys: A Life in Pop"
  11. ^ No byline (2005). "Killers Singer Brandon Flowers Marries Longtime Girlfriend" VH1.com (accessed Oct. 14, 2006)
  12. ^ ArjanWrites.com (accessed April 12, 2006)
  13. ^ Laudadio, Marisa (July 16, 2007). "The Killers Singer Brandon Flowers, Wife Have a Son". people.com. http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20046633,00.html. Retrieved 2009-07-24. 
  14. ^ Flowers Convinced Of Own Death on Route To Glastonbury. femalefirst.co.uk 15-05-2007
  15. ^ Mormon stars face backlash after gay marriage ban. By Guy Adams. The Independent. Published 9 November 2008.
  16. ^ http://covers.q4music.com/Item.aspx?pageNo=6143&year=2009

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Brandon Flowers
.Brandon Flowers (born June 21, 1981, in Las Vegas, Nevada) is the vocalist and keyboardist in the American rock band The Killers.^ Brandon Flowers is the lead singer of the Las Vegas-based band The Killers.
  • Brandon Flowers Celebrity Profile, News, Gossip & Photos - AskMen.com 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.askmen.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Brandon Flowers Celebrity Profile, News, Gossip & Photos - AskMen.com UK 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC uk.askmen.com [Source type: General]

^ Born on June 21, 1981 in Las Vegas, Brandon Richard Flowers is the youngest of six children.
  • Brandon Flowers - Biography 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ Brandon Flowers is the American vocalist, keyboardist and occasional bassist of the Las Vegas-based rock band The Killers.
  • kanYe West : Blog : FRESH KID: BRANDON FLOWERS 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.kanyeuniversecity.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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  • "This album is one of the best albums in the past 20 years.^ Reply The best album of the last 20 years.
    • Brandon Flowers on new Killers record: "...one of the best of the past 20 years" / Music News // Drowned In Sound 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC drownedinsound.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ This album is one of the best albums (of) the past 20 years.
    • Brandon Flowers on new Killers record: "...one of the best of the past 20 years" / Music News // Drowned In Sound 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC drownedinsound.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Reply One of the best KILLERS albums of the past 20 years .
    • Brandon Flowers on new Killers record: "...one of the best of the past 20 years" / Music News // Drowned In Sound 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC drownedinsound.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    There's nothing that touches this album. .And that sounds like I'm being cocky, but I'm just so excited."^ And that sounds like I'm being cocky, but I'm just so excited."
    • Brandon Flowers - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
    • Brandon Flowers - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

    ^ When we got the news I had this weird sensation, like my skin being heated from the inside out and then that feeling after just missing being in an accident (adrenaline?
    • Brandon's Updates - 2008, 2009 & 2010 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC brandonsgoal.org [Source type: General]

    ^ This just makes him sound like a raging new-rebel where being very left is tired and the new rebellion is against being a stereotype of an artist (left).
    • Music News: Brandon Flowers...Mr. Right-Side? - Towleroad, More than gay news. More gay men 18 September 2009 4:40 UTC www.towleroad.com [Source type: General]

    .
    • On Sam's Town
    • Montgomery, James (May 2, 2006).^ They recorded its predecessor, 2006's Sam's Town, in a studio inside the Palms Casino Resort, one of Vegas's ritziest joints.
      • The Killers: Change we can believe in | Music | The Observer 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

      ^ The Killers also headed in the wrong direction for 2006's "Sam's Town," a precious piano ballad accented by faux palm trees with Christmas lights.
      • Concert review: The Killers finally live up to their hype | StarTribune.com 18 September 2009 4:40 UTC www.startribune.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      ^ Sam's Town may be one of the most influential albums out there today.
      • Brandon Flowers Talks Day & Age: Best Killers Disc Ever!!! : Rolling Stone 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.rollingstone.com [Source type: General]

      ."Killers' Next LP Will Show Strong Influence Of ...^ November 13, 2008 kanye i was just telling my bestfriend that you were the best live show ive ever seen and that next on my to do list was to see the killers live!
      • kanYe West : Blog : FRESH KID: BRANDON FLOWERS 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.kanyeuniversecity.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      .Bruce Springsteen!?" MTV.com Retrieved 2007-12-11
  • A rental car in Savannah, Georgia.^ MTV.com Retrieved 2007 - 12-11 A rental car in Savannah, Georgia.
    • Brandon Flowers - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
    • Brandon Flowers - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

    ^ Chiefs' Mike Vrabel adjusts to being out of contention — Patriots & NFL - BostonHerald.com 12/11/2009 KANSAS CITY, Mo.
    • Chiefs notebook: Bad things tend to get worse - Todd Haley, Brandon Flowers, NFL 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC ballhype.com [Source type: General]

    ^ ChiefsInformer.com arrowheadpride.com 12/11/2009 — ChiefsInformer.com New Chiefs blog out there.
    • Chiefs notebook: Bad things tend to get worse - Todd Haley, Brandon Flowers, NFL 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC ballhype.com [Source type: General]

    .In the middle of touring, we had a week off.^ In the middle of touring, we had a week off.
    • Brandon Flowers - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
    • Brandon Flowers - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

    .I have a problem with flying, so instead of going home, my wife came to me and we rented a car and drove around.^ I have a problem with flying, so instead of going home, my wife came to me and we rented a car and drove around.
    • Brandon Flowers - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
    • Brandon Flowers - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

    ^ Instead, they would walk down a street one block before the wreaths, so as to go around it.

    ^ Once home, the four of us sat around listening to music on my laptop and talking.

    .Just pulled off on some dirt roads...^ Just pulled off on some dirt roads...
    • Brandon Flowers - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]
    • Brandon Flowers - Wikiquote 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

    .
    • When asked the craziest place he's ever had Sex.
    • Joshua (October 2006), "The Same 5 Questions We Always Ask: Brandon Flowers". JANE.^ Brandon Update - September 29 Hi everyone, This afternoon we had a meeting with Dr. Geyer to ask questions and talk about our next steps.
      • Brandon's Updates - 2008, 2009 & 2010 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC brandonsgoal.org [Source type: General]

      ^ TOC : So not “You can’t win ’em all” so much as “You can’t win.” Brandon Flowers: There’s always someone ahead.
      • Interview with Brandon Flowers of the Killers- Time Out Chicago 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC chicago.timeout.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      ^ It's odd that society curses Brandon Flowers for saying, in 2006, his band, The Killers, were going to release the best rock album of the last 25 years.
      • Brandon Flowers Talks Day & Age: Best Killers Disc Ever!!! : Rolling Stone 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.rollingstone.com [Source type: General]

      .Volume and issue unknown:42
  • "I was a porker when I was a child."*
    • Referring to him being chubby as a young one.
  • What song do I hate?^ So people shouldn't criticize him for writing that one part of the song different.
    • Brandon Flowers at TV.com 18 September 2009 4:40 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ The song "Suffer Little Children" on The Smiths' debut album was one of Morrissey's responses to the crimes and he has reflected that he could easily himself have been one of the child victims.
    • Morrissey | Biography — ( 3,478 Words ) 18 September 2009 4:40 UTC www.lyricsfreak.com [Source type: General]

    .I think "Daughters," by John Mayer, would be a good candidate.^ I think 'Daughters' by John Mayer would be a good candidate.'
    • The Killers: Change we can believe in | Music | The Observer 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ I think "Daughters," by John Mayer, would be a good candidate.
    • Q&A: Brandon Flowers: The Killers : Rolling Stone 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.rollingstone.com [Source type: General]

    ^ September 26 mike permalink john, i would love to hear brandon’s story via podcast, if you think you could set it up w/ him.
    • Songs of Praise: Young LDS Rock Star Talks About Faith | Mormon Stories Podcast Archive 18 September 2009 4:40 UTC mormonstories.org [Source type: General]

    .I don't know why he bugs me so bad."^ I don't know why he bugs me so bad.
    • Q&A: Brandon Flowers: The Killers : Rolling Stone 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.rollingstone.com [Source type: General]

    ^ "I don't even know why people want to talk to me," the singer admitted to him.
    • Rob Fishman: Human or Dancer: Killers Waver at Jones Beach 18 September 2009 4:40 UTC www.huffingtonpost.com [Source type: General]

    ^ WELL WRITTEN. why don't you go write about something you actually KNOW about?
    • The Killers, Day &, Age, Brandon Flowers, Las Vegas: The Killers - Reviews 18 September 2009 4:40 UTC crawdaddy.wolfgangsvault.com [Source type: General]

    .
    • Brandon Flowers on what song would be playing if he went to hell.^ I sure as hell know it's not Brandon Flowers.
      • Could Brandon Flowers be the most influential American frontman of the decade? - AbsolutePunk.net 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.absolutepunk.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      ^ Brandon Flowers: It would be more adventurous.
      • Interview with Brandon Flowers of the Killers- Time Out Chicago 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC chicago.timeout.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      ^ Musicians Brandon Flowers, lead singer of The Killers - I don't buy a lot of music, just an iTunes song every now and then, so I don't have many songs by The Killers.
      • The Back Bench - A Column by Aaron Johnston 18 September 2009 4:40 UTC www.nauvoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      .(2005) (Rolling Stone Magazine)
  • "Look at a band like the Bravery.^ Rolling Stone and MTV recently dubbed them the hottest band of 2005.
    • reviewjournal.com -- Living - In Depth: killers rising 18 September 2009 4:40 UTC www.reviewjournal.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Even before the release last June of the band's full-length debut, Hot Fuss , magazines like Spin , Alternative Weekly and Rolling Stone were touting the Killers as one of rock's hottest new bands.
    • Las Vegas Weekly : - NOISE: Brandon Flowers Speaks 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.lasvegasweekly.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ For the majority of guys in rock bands, the most important element of style is to look like you're not trying.
    • Killers' Brandon Flowers: Style Icon or Just Insane? | Spin Magazine Online 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.spin.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .They're signed because we're a band," Flowers said.^ Theyre signed because were a band.
    • Music | Skabba the what? 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC bostonphoenix.com [Source type: General]

    ^ They're my favorite band.
    • The Sci-Cave - The Killers/Brandon Flowers Perving Thread 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC wearescientists.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Not because they're the best band in the world, but because they're trying to be the biggest.
    • Brandon Flowers Wants It All - The Spin Blog 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC new.music.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ."I've heard rumors about [members of] that band being in a different kind of band, and how do you defend that?^ How do you feel about the Killers as a live band in general?
    • The Age Of The Killers, Tom Brislin 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.keyboardmag.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Have you thought about how you would do it?

    ^ Kind of interesting when you think about it.

    .If you say, 'My heart really belongs to what I'm doing now,' but you used to be in a ska band.^ You are forever in my heart."

    ^ Love you with all my heart.

    ^ Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart."

    .I can see the Strokes play or Franz Ferdinand play and it's real, and I haven't gotten that from the Bravery.^ 'I can see the Strokes play or Franz Ferdinand play and it's real, and I haven't gotten that from the Bravery.
    • The Killers: Change we can believe in | Music | The Observer 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ We're still trying new combinations at bedtime to see what helps Part of the reason I haven't gotten this update out is that Brandon has been pretty busy lately.
    • Brandon's Updates - 2008, 2009 & 2010 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC brandonsgoal.org [Source type: General]

    ^ The Strokes, Franz Ferdinand, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Kings of Leon.
    • The Lady Killer: An Interview with the Killers' Brandon Flowers | Spin Magazine Online 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.spin.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .I think people will see through them."^ I think people will see through them.'
    • The Killers: Change we can believe in | Music | The Observer 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ At least I think it's People, but anyway they have like the 50 hottest guys thing and I was surprised to see Brandon Flowers in at number 4.
    • Morrissey-solo | Brandon Flowers (The Killers) loves Morrissey 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.morrissey-solo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Melanie, Vermont USA An unbelievable life changing experience.It was amazing to experience chi moving through peoples body and seeing emotions coming out.
    • www.brandonraynor.com - Brandon Raynor Massage therapy teacher 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.brandonraynor.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    • "Killers' To-Do List: Lawsuit, Long-Form Video, Beef With The Bravery" (03/28/2005) from MTV.com
  • "I know it's kind of shameful to be a rock n' roller who works out but I actually I d- I go on the tread mill."
-When asked if he was gym junkie of any kind
  • "I am not a rocket scientist. .I am....I am jealous."*
    • On Loveline in 2004.
  • "You don't have to be a poet to say something profound, but a poet in the midst of jealousy helps"
  • "Now he's just signed Fall Out Boy, which means more of his attention will go to them that should have gone to The Killers".
    • "The Killers get a new feud" (9/27/2005), from NME.com
    • On why The Killer's weren't getting all the attention they deserved from their A&R man
  • "It's something that you dream about, but Milli Vanilli got a Grammy.^ It’s all about just putting out our next record.
    • Unholy Alliance: The Killers’ Brandon Flowers & Depeche Mode’s Dave Gahan - BlackBook 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.blackbookmag.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I just think they should acknowledge that we were before them, and that helped them get where they are.
    • _killmenow_: Week 17 : Day 4 : NME festivals interview with Brandon 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.livejournal.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ That whole idea of fame being something that’s going to fulfill you… I just don’t get that.
    • Unholy Alliance: The Killers’ Brandon Flowers & Depeche Mode’s Dave Gahan - BlackBook 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.blackbookmag.com [Source type: General]

    .So it's hard to decide whether you're happy or not."^ DG: Through music, you’re able to express that, whether lyrically or atmospherically.
    • Unholy Alliance: The Killers’ Brandon Flowers & Depeche Mode’s Dave Gahan - BlackBook 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.blackbookmag.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Hope that you're seeing all the happy smiles down here - we're all thinking about you."

    ^ And once you’re in that hole, with the reputation of being a crappy way to travel, it’ll be hard to pull yourself out.

    • When asked by Rolling Stone if he was "psyched" to be nominated for another Grammy.
    • "Grammy Preview: The Killers," Rolling Stone magazine (issue 993), February 9, 2006

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  • "When all else fails, bring out the jazz hands!"^ All of the Brandon florists in our directory are experts in picking out the freshest flowers, and hand-arrange and deliver all floral gifts promptly.
    • Brandon Florists - Brandon Flowers from Local Florists in Brandon, FL - Find A Florist 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.findaflorist.com [Source type: General]

    .
    • One of Brandon's motto
  • "Be nice"
    • When asked if he had a motto
    • AOL Sessions 2004
  • "I have never done illegal drugs in my whole life.^ I have never done illegal drugs in my whole life.
    • Brandon Flowers - Biography 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Soundtrack of my life: Brandon Flowers- Read - .

    ^ Luckily, the parents of one of my bridesmaids are both physicians and were able to diagnose me, write a prescription and run to the drug store for chicken soup and ginger ale.
    • Real Wedding: Paige + Brandon - Southern Weddings - Southern Weddings Magazine 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.swsmag.net [Source type: General]

    .Not even a drag of a joint."^ Not even a drag of a joint.
    • Brandon Flowers - Biography 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    .
    • Attributed without citation at imdb
  • "I think we are the cleanest band in the world, and we are also the busiest.^ I think we are the cleanest band in the world, and we are also the busiest.
    • Brandon Flowers - Biography 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Why Opeth is the nicest band in frickin' world To those people who think Nigel Tufnel sucked live...
    • Guitar Jam [Archive] - Page 65 - Harmony Central Musician Community Forums 18 September 2009 4:40 UTC acapella.harmony-central.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .I think these two things go together."^ I think these two things go together.
    • Brandon Flowers - Biography 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ But I guess wherever you go, you may find a few rotten eggs and I think Hannaford's has probably seen this type of thing before.
    • Brandon divided about supermarket proposal: Rutland Herald Online 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.rutlandherald.com [Source type: General]
    • Brandon divided about supermarket proposal: Rutland Herald Online 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.rutlandherald.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I try to allocate a few hours every day or two so that I can do all of these things.

    • Attributed without citation at imdb

About Brandon Flowers

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  • "The Killers' lead singer doesn't like me, but he can eat it.^ Brandon Flowers is the lead singer of the Las Vegas-based band The Killers.
    • Brandon Flowers Celebrity Profile, News, Gossip & Photos - AskMen.com 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.askmen.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Musicians Brandon Flowers, lead singer of The Killers - I don't buy a lot of music, just an iTunes song every now and then, so I don't have many songs by The Killers.
    • The Back Bench - A Column by Aaron Johnston 18 September 2009 4:40 UTC www.nauvoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ 'When I see someone like Brandon Flowers who has the appetite, and possibly the talent and looks, to be a star, I find that enthralling,' Tennant said recently of the Killers' singer.
    • Craig McLean talks to the Killers' singer Brandon Flowers | Music | The Observer 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

    I think he has some great tunes." ~ John Mayer
    • On why he loves the song Mr. Brightside, from his August 1, 2005 column in Esquire magazine.
  • "If you have seen them live, they are incredibly boring. .You remember what they used to look like?^ Looks like you .
    • Tampa Flowers - extraordinary elegance florals - Florida 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.lwprotocols.org [Source type: General]

    ^ You Decide Do you remember him like I do?

    ^ Look like any one you know?

    .Then people started comparing them to us and suddenly they got a stylist," he said.^ I just don't understand why they are so offended to be compared to us.
    • _killmenow_: Week 17 : Day 4 : NME festivals interview with Brandon 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC www.livejournal.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Many people tell us that they think about him all the time.

    ^ His favorite meal now is steak (they're starting to recognize us at the Keg).
    • Brandon's Updates - 2008, 2009 & 2010 10 February 2010 12:36 UTC brandonsgoal.org [Source type: General]

    "And Brandon frosted his hair and he's buying the cute pink jacket."
    • "Lean Beef: The Killers Vs. The Bravery" (05/05/2005) from MTV.com
    • Bravery guitarist Michael Zakarin in response to Flowers disparaging comments.
  • "I think both [Killers frontman] Brandon [Flowers] and I are alike because we both use too much hair product and run our mouths way more than our bands like."
    • "Fall Out Boy/ Killers Beef Gives Birth To A Song," 10/07/2005 from MTV.com
    • Pete Wentz on why there's no "beef" between his band, Fall Out Boy, and The Killers

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Brandon Flowers (born 1981) is the singer and keyboardist of the American rock band The Killers. He has also released a solo album called Flamingo. He is married with two sons named Ammon and Gunnar.


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