Monday, November 4, 2013

The Killers: Direct Hits

The Killers have sold 20 million records worldwide and are one of the largest rock bands in the world today.  They received awards for "Best International Band" from the BRIT Awards (once) and the NME Awards (four times).  Additionally, they received MTV EMA's "Best Rock Group" and the USA NME Award for "Best Band".  The Killers have scored four consecutive #1 albums in the UK and Ireland.  They have received seven GRAMMY Award nominations, three Billboard Music Award nominations, four MTV VMA nominations, one People's Choice Award nomination, and one American Music Award nomination to date.  They have also headlined every major rock festival in the world including Las Vegas' own Life Is Beautiful Festival.

On November 11, 2013 the band will release a greatest hits compilation album titled Direct Hits.  It will feature two new songs "Shot At The Night" (currently available on iTunes) and "Just Another Girl".

Lead singer Brandon Flowers has also scored a #1 album in the UK.  He is a very pleasant person.

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