The Killers release single 'The Man' from new album Wonderful Wonderful

Singer Brandon Flowers also revealed his favourite Killers song

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The Killers have released their first single from upcoming album Wonderful Wonderful.

Titled ‘The Man’, the song — a sinister disco track that takes inspiration from Depeche Mode — was premiered on Annie Mac’s Radio 1 show and is now available on Spotify.

The track was recorded during sessions in Las Vegas and Los Angeles with Jacknife Lee, the upcoming album marking the band’s first LP since  2012’s Battle Born.

Between Battle Born and Wonderful Wonderful, lead singer Brandon Flowers’ released solo album The Desired Effect in 2015, a follow-up to Flamingo.

 

The album has yet to receive a release date, the band’s press release calling it “soon-to-be completed” while labelling the record their “most sonically forward-thinking record yet; an LP bursting with all of the blazing choruses and arena-filling anthems”.

While partaking in a Facebook Q&A, Flowers revealed his favourite song from The Killers’ back catalogue: “My favourite song, I’ve not been shy about, is ‘Read My Mind’ [from 2006’s ‘Sam’s Town],” he said, via NME. “It doesn’t matter if we’re in a bar or an arena or a stadium or a festival or to 50 people, when ‘Read My Mind’ starts, the room changes.”

Below are The Killers upcoming tour dates.

22 June Odense, Denmark @ Tinderbox Festival

24 June Athens, Greece @ Ejekt Festival

29 June Seinajoki, Finland @ Provinssirock Festival

1 July Norrkoping, Sweden @ Bravalla Festival

5 July Novi Sad, Serbia @ Exit Festival

7 July  Bilbao, Spain @ Bilbao BBK Live Festival

8 July London, British Summer Time @ Hyde Park

4 August Chicago, IL, USA @ Lollapalooza 

6-8 Oct Austin, TX, USA @ Austin City Limits

15 Oct Austin, TX, USA @ Austin City Limits

21 Oct Phoenix, AZ, USA @ Lost Lake Music Festival

29 Oct New Orleans, LA, USA @ Voodoo Festival

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