thu 22/08/2019

Brandon Flowers, HMV Forum | reviews, news & interviews

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

Share this article

Comments

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.

Add comment

Subscribe to theartsdesk.com

Thank you for continuing to read our work on theartsdesk.com. For unlimited access to every article in its entirety, including our archive of more than 10,000 pieces, we're asking for £3.95 per month or £30 per year. We feel it's a very good deal, and hope you do too.

To take an annual subscription now simply click here.

And if you're looking for that extra gift for a friend or family member, why not treat them to a theartsdesk.com gift subscription?

newsletter

Get a weekly digest of our critical highlights in your inbox each Thursday!

Simply enter your email address in the box below

View previous newsletters