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1. The Killers - 'Miss Atomic Bomb'
The Killers are genuine rock & roll survivors. The group took a long break after they wrapped a tour behind 2008's Day and Age. During that time frontman Brandon Flowers focused on his solo career and mourned the loss of his mother. Some fans feared the break was going to become permanent, but last year they started doing overseas shows and begin work on their long-awaited fourth album. They pulled out all the stops for the disc, working with many of the biggest producers in rock, including Brendan O'Brien, Daniel Lanois, Steve Lillywhite and Stuart Price, who worked on "Miss Atomic Bomb." The track was inspired by a famous photograph of a Nevada woman who was named "Miss Atomic Bomb" in a pageant held after a nuclear bomb was tested.