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Brandon Flowers, HMV Forum

Brandon Flowers, HMV Forum

Budding talent... Killers songster temporarily hits the solo trail

Brandon Flowers: Not going back to his roots

There was a rumour floating around the packed Forum last night that David Cameron was in the audience. I did not spot him on my way in, but he did choose The Killers' “All These Things That I've Done” as a desert island disc in 2006 and I imagine that, being a man of firm convictions, Brandon Flowers still floats his prime-ministerial boat. Clean living, passionate, nothing too controversial – just like the PM before he pulled the knife out and started plotting to slash away at the country's finances.

The first time I saw Flowers on Top of the Pops sporting a scruffy fringe and singing "Mr Brightside", I would have put all my chips on him being from moist Macclesfield, not sunny Nevada

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David and Samantha Cameron were there, and sat behind me upstairs. They were on the same table as Helena Bonham Carter and Tim Burton.

And David Walliams

I saw the PM too. The doors opened about 30-40 minutes later than expected. I bet he had something to do with that. The show was well worth it, even though it was too short. The support band were good too. All in all, a excellent night.

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