Killers Give Lovers a 'Shot At the Night' in Vegas - Rolling Stone
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The Killers Give Lovers a Chance in ‘Shot at the Night’

Modern-day fairy tale takes in Las Vegas glamor

The Killers offer a brief, but beautiful modern-day Cindrella story in their new video for “Shot at the Night,” one of two new songs on their upcoming best-of collection, Direct Hits.

Actress Bella Heathcote stars as a housekeeper inside the palace-like Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, mindlessly going through the motions of what appears to be a daily (and unglamorous) routine. She goes home alone where she rests before returning to work the following day, and nearly hits actor Max Minghella with her car at a crosswalk while daydreaming.

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She goes about her housekeeping duties, when fate once again brings them together and Minghella and his friends convince the dutiful Heathcote to blow off work for a night on the town. The two enjoy Vegas, riding a motorcycle down the Strip, watching a poker game, holding hands and kissing against the wall of a building, while Brandon Flowers oversees the activity as he sings the dreamy song.

The video ends after the enamored couple watches others get married at a typical Vegas wedding chapel. It’s well after midnight, and he kisses her tenderly as the sun rises before she rushes back to work.

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