The Killers: "Runaways"

The first single from the first Killers album in four years is an Eighties-rock fever dream that’s crazily big, even by their grandiose standards: a Vesuvian gusher of Springsteen mythos, Toto-Journey power hooks and singer Brandon Flowers’ unmistakable commitment to unmistakable commitment. Flowers leans into this tale of doomed American romance like he’s the first rock & roll dreamer – or maybe the last – who ever thought it’d be a cool idea to describe blond hair blowing in the summer wind or to compare sex to a car engine. Kind of cool, kind of ridiculous, and Vegas all the way.

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