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The Killers Unveil New Single ‘boy’ Forward of Huge Tour


The Killers have launched a brand new synth-powered single, “boy,” which was written throughout periods for the 2021 album Strain Machine however didn’t match the vibe of that challenge. “boy” was debuted on the Mad Cool pageant in Madrid on July 7 and was additionally carried out 9 days later in Amsterdam.

“This was the primary tune written after we needed to cancel the Imploding The Mirage tour because of the pandemic,” Killers frontman Brandon Flowers says. “I had just lately moved again to Utah and began to make journeys to Nephi, the place I grew up. I discovered that the place I had needed to get away from so desperately at 16 was now a spot that I couldn’t cease returning to. I’ve a son approaching the age I used to be at the moment in my life. With ‘boy,’ I need to attain out and inform myself — and my sons — to not overthink it. And to search for the ‘white arrows’ of their lives. For me now, white arrows are my spouse, youngsters, my songs and the stage.”

 

With The Killers’ trademark anthemic sound and keyboards straight out of classic Erasure, “boy” was produced by the band with Stuart Worth and Shawn Everett, the latter of whom additionally co-produced Strain Machine. Flowers just lately instructed NME that The Killers had been engaged on a brand new album for a hopeful early 2023 launch, but it surely’s unknown whether or not “boy” will seem on it.

The band is about to embark on an in depth area and stadium tour, the North American portion of which begins Aug. 19 in Vancouver and wraps Oct. 10 in Washington, D.C. From there, The Killers head to New Zealand and Australia for a month’s value of exhibits via Dec. 19 in Sydney.



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