Cause It’s Mr Brightside
The Killers play at the Grand Prix next ext month. And funnily enough, their most famous song is still on the charts.
The word "iconic" is thrown around loosely these days – but what does it mean for a song to be TRULY iconic? For starters, it tops the charts, and then stays there... for the next 14 years.
Mention The Killers and the super catchy “Mr Brightside” comes to mind. According to the Official Charts Company, this song spent 200 weeks ks in the top 100 UK Singles Chart. It’s also currently y on the top 200 worldwide list on Spotify, and holds s the title of "Most Streamed Song Released Before 2010". Guess you can say The Killers are really killing it with this song!
“I understand what songs like ‘Mr Brightside’ mean to people. They will last forever.”
– Brandon Flowers, frontman of The Killers. Jay Chou, the undisputed king of mandopop, will also be headlining the Formula One Singapore Grand Prix. Jay Chou @jaychou
Brandon Flowers: singer of the soundtrack to your youth (and beyond, apparently).