Flowers Slams Wilson's Drug-Taking

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS has hit out former BEACH BOY BRIAN WILSON for hiding behind a haze of drugs to appear more creative.

And the MR BRIGHTSIDE singer, 23, refuses to go down the same stimulant-addled route as Wilson, because he fears drugs turned the singer into a self-obsessed egomaniac.

He fumes, "It bothers me that I'd be more credible to certain people if I had a drug problem.

"Why? That's bulls**t. I'm not interested in drugs because I've seen what they can do.

"Take Brian Wilson. I don't want to be like him.

"What does it matter today that he wrote GOOD VIBRATIONS? The man goes round talking about himself."

07/06/2005 21:42

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Mr. Flowers seems to know nothing about Mr. Wilson. Whenever Brian talks about his music, his band, or during a show, he alwys says "we" and not "I." Brian is a very modest and humble personn, always sharing credit for everything he's done professionally. If he talks about himself in interviews, it is because the questions were about him (logical, isn't it?). Brian is the antithisis of "a self-obsessed egomaniac."
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