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10-10-2009 @ 4:45PM
Sam's Town and Sawdust were better than Hot Fuss. Sam's Town was one of the better albums of 2006, even though it was rather pretentious (which is why Coldplay is terrible all the time). But their most recent album is garbage aimed at eurotrash. The Killers manage to combine the worst parts of “Hot Fuss” (the uninteresting spaced out new wave trash) with the worst parts of “Sam’s Town” (the over-the-top dramatic grandiose) to create something truly awful. It's epic for epic's sake, like they want purples just because they are purple; the stats are bad for a level 20 but it's PURPLE!Flower's narcissism and self-importance is why the Killers are one big epic fail with their recent album; I just didn’t think it would happen this fast. He's running around wearing druid shoulder pads. What the fuck. You can see it on the picture at the beginning of this article. What. The. Fuck. Songs like “This Is Your Life” and “The World We Live In” just scratch the surface of how important Flowers is trying to be on this album. The problem is, songs like “Joy Ride,” “A Dustland Fairytale” and album-ender “Goodnight, Travel Well” are so inconceivably stupid, it’s hard to take anything else seriously. "Human" is kind of catchy, but I liked it better when the song was titled "Read My Mind" because it didn't have such asinine lyrics. The album that “Day & Age” is like Coldplay’s “Viva la Vida”, only it’s worse. Coldplay's frontman is so full of himself and that's one reason why they suck. The other reason is their lyrics are terrible ("IT WAS ALL YELLOW"... dumb. fucking. lyrics.). The saddest part is that Martin is a better lyricist than Flowers.The album was pretty big in Europe because of this fact of life: Europeans have shitty taste in music. If you didn't quite get it, the Killers suck. I used to like them, I even went to a concert of theirs, but Day & Age is one of the worst albums of the century. There is plenty of good music these days. Local station's radio stream: http://minnesota.publicradio.org/radio/services/the_current/streams.shtml It usually has some good stuff on it, although recently they've been playing songs more than few times a week. playlist: http://minnesota.publicradio.org/radio/services/the_current/playlist/playlist.php
10-10-2009 @ 7:12PM
while on the subject of music. Times they are-a-changin' is Bob Dylan. The first one said David Bowie, now this one is talking about the killers. Give credit where it's due, Dylan is a folk legend!As for the killers, well they are meh, fun to listen to but nothing extremely original or artistic about it. I'm more of a Jack White (TWS, Raconteurs, Dead Weather) fan. I mostly listen to any band with good guitar playing from Hendrix, to the Allman brothers, to Edge from U2/
10-10-2009 @ 8:10PM
TLDR: The Killers suck.True story.
10-10-2009 @ 11:49PM
@EZThe last one that was talking about Bowie was not the first one, it was part one of part two. The first one DID give credit to Dylan.
10-11-2009 @ 4:59AM
Jack White is the man."Watch Out!!!! ..... that's Ka-Ra-Te."
10-12-2009 @ 12:31PM
I love the Killers! If it wasn't for the picture I wouldn't have even checked the comments. I certainly don't Arena. And why does everyone hate the Killers? I think their music is some of the best around. I'll check out that Minnesota stream and see what you guys are listening to.
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