The Killers

“Romeo and Juliet”


SHORT BIOGRAPHY:

The Killers are an American rock band that was formed in 2001, by Brandon Flowers (lead vocals, keyboards) and Dave Keuning (guitar, backing vocals). Mark Stoermer (bass, backing vocals) and Ronnie Vannucci Jr. (drums, percussion) would complete the current line-up of the band in 2002. The name The Killers comes from the bass drum of a fictional band in the music video for the New Order song "Crystal".

The group has released four studio albums. A fifth is planned for release in 2012. The 2007 release "Sawdust" is a collection of outtakes and raritieses.

Members:

Brandon Flowers: Born June 21 1981. Vocals, keyboards, synthesizer, piano, bass and songwriting

Dave Keuning: Born March 28, 1976. Lead guitar, bass, vocals.

Mark Stoermer:Born June 27, 1977. Bass guitar, vocals, guitar, trumpet, piano, keyboards, percussion, harmonica.

Ronnie Vannucci : Born February 15. 1976. Drums, percussion, guitar, vocals, piano, keyboards, bass and songwriting.



Discography:


1. Hot Fuss - Mercury 2004

Tracks: 1. Jenny Was a Friend of Mine / 2. Mr. Brightside / 3. Smile Like You Mean It / 4. Somebody Told Me / 5. All These Things That I've Done / 6. Andy, You're a Star / 7. On Top / 8. Change Your Mind / 9. Believe Me Natalie / 10. Midnight Show / 11. Everything Will Be Alright
Rating : 8


2. Sam's Town - 2006 - Mercury

Tracks:
1. Sam's Town / 2. Enterlude / 3. When You Were Young / 4. Bling / 5. For Reasons Unknown / 6. Read My Mind / 7. Uncle Jonny / 8. Bones / 9. My List / 10. This River Is Wild / 11. Why Do I Keep Counting? / 12. Exitlude 
Rating : 7


3. Sawdust - 2007 - Island Records

Tracks:
1. Tranquilize / 2. Shadowplay / 3. All the Pretty Faces / 4. Leave the Bourbon on the Shelf / 5. Sweet Talk / 6. Under the Gun / 7. Where the White Boys Dance / 8. Show You How / 9. Move Away / 10. Glamorous Indie Rock & Roll / 11. Who Let You Go? / 12. The Ballad of Michael Valentine / 13. Ruby, Don't Take Your Love to Town / 14. Daddy's Eyes / 15. Sam's Town (Abbey Road Version) / 16. Romeo and Juliet / 17. Mr. Brightside (Jacques Lu Cont's Thin White Duke Remix) / 18. Questions with the Captain* / 19. Change Your Mind* / 20. Read My Mind*
Rating :8


4. Day and Age - 2008 - Island Records

Tracks:
1.Losing Touch / 2. Human / 3. Spaceman / 4. Joy Ride / 5. A Dustland Fairytale / 6. This Is Your Life / 7. I Can't Stay / 8. Neon Tiger / 9. The World We Live In / 10. Goodnight, Travel Well / 11. A Crippling Blow
Rating : 5


5. Battle Born - 2012 - Island Records

Tracks:
1. Flesh And Bone / 2. Runaways / 3. The Way It Was / 4. Here With Me / 5. A Matter Of Time 6. / Deadlines And Commitments / 7. Miss Atomic Bomb / 8. The Rising Tide / 9. Heart Of A Girl / 10. From Here On Out / 11. Be Still / 12. Battle Born
Rating : 8


Essential Albums!

243 - Sawdust - 2007
589 - Hot Fuss - 2004
Original albums as listed and rated on “Rate Your Music” - January 4 - 2012

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My Suggestion For a 80 minutes (app.) Best Of Compilation
More track will be added later:


1. Glamorous Indie Rock & Roll (Flowers/Keuning/Stoermer/Vanucci) Hot Fuss
2. Romeo & Juliet ( Knopffler ) Sawdust
3. When You Were Young (Flowers/Keuning/Stoermer/Vanucci) Sam's Town
4. Change Your Mind ( Flowers/Keuning) Hot Fuss
5. Sam's Town ( Abbey Road) (Flowers) Sawdust
6. Ruby, Don't Take Your Love to Town ( Tillis ) Sawdust
7. Smile Like You Mean it (Flowers/Stoermer) Hot Fuss
8. Somebody Told Me (Flowers/Keuning/Stoermer/Vanucci) Hot Fuss
9. All These Things That I've Done (Flowers) Hot Fuss
10. Andy You're a Star (Flowers) Hot Fuss
11. Read My Mind (Flowers/Keuning/Stoermer) Sam's Town
12. All the Pretty Faces (Flowers/Keuning/Stoermer) Sawdust
13. Mr Brightside (Flowers/Keuning) Hot Fuss
14. Bones (Flowers/Stoermer/Vanucci) Sam's Town
15. Sweet Talk (Flowers/Keuning/Stoermer/Vanucci) Sawdust
16. My List (Flowers) Sam's Town
17. Show You How (Flowers) Sawdust
18. This River is Wild (Flowers/Stoermer) Sam's Town
19. The Balld of Michael Valentine (Flowers/Keuning) Sawdust
20. Neon Tiger (Killers) Day and Age
21. Human (Killers) Day and Age
22. A Dustland Fairy Tale (Killers) Day and Age
23. Spaceman (Killers) Day and Age
24. This is Your Life (Killers) Day and Age
25. Why Do I Keep Counting (Flowers) Sam's Town
26. The World We Live in (Killers) Day and Age
27. Losing Touch (Killers) Day and Age
28. Exitlude (Killers) Sam's Town
29. Here With Me (Flowers/Healy) Battle Born
30. Runaways (Flowers) Battle Born
31. The Way it Was (The Killers/Lanois) Battle Born
32. Miss Atomic Bomb (Flowers/Vanucci) Battle Born
33. Heart of a Girl (The Killers/Lanois) Battle Born
34. Battle Born (The Killers) Battle Born

LINKS:

Killers Official Site

Killers Fan-site


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