Brandon Flowers Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


21st March 2016

Fact: The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers was the odd choice to replace rapper Snoop Dogg at Lollapalooza Argentina over the weekend. Snoop pulled out of the festival last week (ends18Mar16) citing family issues. Lollapalooza Argentina's big draws included Brits Mumford & Sons, Noel Gallagher, and Florence + the MAChine, and Alabama Shakes.


22nd May 2015

Fact: The Killers star Brandon Flowers thrilled fans at a gig in London on Thursday night (21May15) when he performed The Pretenders' Don't Get Me Wrong with Chrissie Hynde.


30th March 2015

Fact: The Killers star Brandon Flowers has recruited actress Evan Rachel Wood to star in the video accompanying his new solo single, Can't Deny My Love.


29th September 2014

Fact: The Killers star Brandon Flowers and Beach Boys singer Brian Wilson hit the high notes at a George Harrison tribute concert in Los Angeles on Sunday night (28Sep14). George Fest: A Night To Honour The Music of George Harrison also brought out rockers Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and 'Weird Al' Yankovic. All proceeds from the gig benefited musicians' charity Sweet Relief.


13th November 2012

Quote: "We've become good friends with Muse. We get along so well, so I'd never rule out working together. We would be trying to outdo each other. It would be spectacular, the choruses would be huge." The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers is eager to work on a rock anthem with British trio Muse.


7th September 2010

Quote: "It's a strange thing, having a talent like this. It could go away... It seems like it's inevitable." The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers fears his songwriting abilities will disappear.


7th September 2010

Quote: "I was his busboy once at Spago Las Vegas... but I didn't have the guts to say anything. Years later, the Killers were asked to open for him in L.A. and Chicago. The highlight of the whole thing was when he came to watch us rehearse before the first show." Brandon Flowers on his love affair with Morrissey.


20th August 2010

Quote: "Playing this first show without them, I feel disloyal, like I'm cheating on my wife." The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers worries about playing his first solo gig without his bandmates.


8th July 2010

Fact: Brandon Flowers has ensured the video for his debut solo single is a sexy one - Oscar-winning beauty Charlize Theron stars alongside The Killers frontman in the promo for new track Crossfire.


30th December 2009

Quote: "The feather epaulettes were my most fabulous style statement. When I get into the jacket, I feel good and very triumphant. I don't know if I could get up in front of 70,000 people at festivals without my feathers on." The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers loves his flamboyant feathered cape.


11th December 2009

Quote: "It's the last album that had a big effect on me before The Killers took off. It was a pivotal moment, really. I couldn't believe how good it was. We threw away every one of our songs except Mr Brightside. It raised the bar for everybody." THE KILLERS frontman Brandon Flowers on The Strokes' 2001 album IS THIS IT.


20th November 2009

Quote: "Have you seen The Wrestler? That's what I feel like when I finish (a show). I limp back to the dressing room." The Killers star Brandon Flowers puts everything into his live shows.


19th November 2009

Quote: "I still take out the trash and vacuum. I change my baby's diapers." The Killers star Brandon Flowers insists fame hasn't gone to his head.


10th September 2009

Quote: "Ronnie's a f**king cowboy; he'll go camping on horseback, Wild West style, and I'm very envious. Mark has a black belt in tae kwon do. And Dave speaks Klingon - I'm not kidding. I've got nothing on them." The Killers star Brandon Flowers on his talented bandmates.


23rd July 2009

Quote: "Well, it is a business. People want their rock stars to be stumbling around and we're not that way. I can't help it if I'm businesslike." The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers takes rock star life very seriously.


23rd July 2009

Quote: "I'm a lot more confident in my handsomeness than my wisdom." The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers is happy with his looks.


28th May 2009

Quote: "Would Elvis be the same if he dressed like the guy who mows your lawn?" Killers frontman Brandon Flowers on why he keeps his wardrobe dramatic.


10th April 2009

Quote: "Before I ever thought of myself as a musician, I was personally affected by Depeche Mode." The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers reveals his musical inspiration.


7th April 2009

Quote: "I think Kurt Cobain and grunge took the fun out of rock 'n roll." The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers prefers his music with a pop edge.


21st February 2009

Quote: "Rock music is supposed to make people dance. Its funny how sometimes its seen as not as serious unless youre singing a folk song." The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers wants to be taken seriously.


21st February 2009

Quote: "We deserved to beat them. Theyre not what they used to be. We stuck together, this is our decade, this is our era. We deserve it. The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers on beating GUNS N' ROSES to the top of the U.K. album charts.


4th February 2009

Quote: "I get asked about it a lot. If I were Catholic, no one would bat an eye... People look at me like I'm an alien when they ask about Mormonism." The Killers star Brandon Flowers on the interest in his faith.


3rd February 2009

Quote: "I have nights where I'm King Kong and nights where I don't feel I belong up there." The Killers star Brandon Flowers isn't always comfortable on stage.


3rd February 2009

Quote: "I don't understand the lack of ambition out there. There's no fantasy. U2 are like f**king Liberace compared with what's coming out now... Everyone knows it's a difficult time to sell records. Not enough people are taking that as a challenge." The Killers' Brandon Flowers attacks bands who lack drive and shun the spotlight.


28th January 2009

Quote: "I try to make sure I'm not flying on my birthday. And I don't stay in that room number in hotels." The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers has a fear of the number 621 - even though his birthday falls on 21 June.


15th May 2008

Fact: Duran Duran's concert in Las Vegas on Friday (09May08) was a star-studded affair - The Killers star Brandon Flowers and DAVE KEUNING joined the pop supergroup onstage for an encore of their PLANET EARTH hit, while TOOL frontman JAMES MAYNARD KEENAN and DAVEY HAVOK of AFI watched from the audience.


18th May 2007

Quote: "I don't see why I can't be a Mormon and sing in a band. But I realise that being a Mormon is not the coolest thing a rock 'n' roll singer can be." The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers fears rock and religion do not mix.


2nd March 2007

Quote: "It's exciting to think we could have a black president. It's exciting to think we could have a woman president. It's a step in a great direction." The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers is eager to vote for change in the 2008 US presidential elections.


7th January 2007

Quote: "We don't know what it's gonna be necessarily, and I guess we should leave something to your imagination, but we will be in Tokyo. On bikes." The Killers singer Brandon Flowers describes the group's new video READ MY MIND.


21st November 2006

Fact: The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers used to wait on Celine Dion when he was a busboy at Spago in Las Vegas, before his group hit fame.


17th November 2006

Quote: "I have an addictive personality, so I worry about getting into poker too much and, being from Vegas, most of us have a family member with a gambling problem." The Killers star Brandon Flowers tries to avoid Sin City's casinos.


17th November 2006

Quote: "He's a strange man, but he's cool." The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers on pal AXL ROSE.


18th October 2006

Quote: "I don't know if it's aliens, or if you believe in God or whatever it is, but somebody sends things and we're lucky enough to be able to express them." The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers reveals his otherworldly muse.


4th October 2006

Quote: "I think it's hard for her. I've never been a dog person, but she basically got me to buy her dogs so she'll have some company when I leave. Of course, I hope they don't take my place." The Killers singer Brandon Flowers hopes his wife doesn't feel too lonely when he's away on tour.


1st September 2006

Fact: The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers' cousin is professional golfer CRAIG BARLOW.


25th August 2005

Fact: <p>American rockers The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers would be happy to share a tent with KAISER CHIEFS singer Ricky Wilson at a music festival - as they share an "unspoken closeness". </p>


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