Brandon Richard Flowers born June 21, is an American singer, songwriter, and musician, best known as the lead singer, keyboardist, and occasional bass guitarist of the Las Vegas -based rock band the Killers , with whom he has recorded five studio albums. It is sin city. The things that go on, the lights, it's the ultimate rock and roll stage.
Without Las Vegas, I would be a wreck. Flowers responded to an ad that Dave Keuning had placed in the Las Vegas Weekly in late , whereupon they became the Killers. After several short-lived bassists and drummers, Flowers and Keuning were joined by bassist Mark Stoermer and drummer Ronnie Vannucci , and the line-up became official in August Brightside ," which holds the record for most weeks spent on the UK Singles Chart weeks and counting.
They performed " God Bless America " and favorites from their catalogue. Flowers' debut solo album, Flamingo , was released worldwide and charted in the top ten albums in ten countries including the UK where it charted at number one. The first single from Flamingo , " Crossfire ", was released on June Flamingo was Flowers' fourth consecutive studio album to reach no. After some of the band members wanted "to take a break from touring and the rat race," Flowers decided to keep it going and record a second solo album. The album debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart, making it Flowers' second consecutive solo number one album.
Halfway through , USA Today listed the album as one of the top five best albums of so far. Flowers describes the Cars as a musical influence. Flowers is regarded as a prominent frontman of the new wave revival in the s. On his sophomore album, Flowers exhibited greater pop tendencies, prompting Rolling Stone to dub The Desired Effect , "the best straight-up pop album made by a rock star in recent memory. His voice! Brandon Flowers has been awarded the Q Idol Award.
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