Top Ten Songs By The Killers

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The Top Ten

1
Mr. Brightside
so good and a great melody
so catchy!
'But sheÂ's touching his chest now, he takes off her dress now, LET ME GO! '
Greatest song ever! Always gets in my head. Fantastic lyrics and a fantastic voice from Brandon. Long live the Killers!
AMAZING SONG. Very catchy, excellent lyrics... Relates to society well.
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2When You Were Young
Smooth voice, addicting melody, a song that always wanna make you sing to it.
Awesome lyrics "he doesn't look a bit like jesus but ha talks like gentleman"!
Incredible lyrics, and great tune, the best song probably from 21st century. "He doesn't look a thing like Jesus"
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3All These Things That I've Done
Greatest song of all time.

I got soul but I'm not a soldier.

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Beautifully crafted song, the pace, the lyrics, the instrumentals are all heartfelt; the song has actual meaning to it.
My favourite song of one of my favourite bands of all time. This song is awesome beyond words!

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4Somebody Told Me
I love this song... this song introduce me to the killers!
This is just perfect! My favorite song. One of the best songs ever. I think best song of Killers. "Somebody Told Me" why this song isn't number 1 in this list?
As long as this is above human I'm fine. Human made me lose so much respect for the killers but whatever. This has been my favorite song since 5th grade
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5Human
This song is so catchy and was the song that got me into the killers! Absolutely love it! Always cheers me up too! Even though all their songs are amazing! Xx
Ä° love this song so much come on who doesn't love this song this is awesome and the sample is good too really I love this song this song is the reason I adore the killers,
This song is awesome! Are we HUMANS? The Killers is one of the best bands out there! They sure left their mark on the music history.
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6Read My Mind
The song by The Killers that makes the most sense to me.

iainm5

Definitely underrated. So strong and beautiful, not to mention the lyrics are just surreal genius
Such a beautiful song, with such meaning <3
I have this in a playlist of it's own on my iPod, and it just plays itself constantly all day
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7Smile Like You Mean It
HEY! THIS IS THE BEST THE KILLERS SONG AND SHOULD BE number 1.
THE KILLERS IS AWESOME AND LOVE THEM so MUCH. ALL THEIR SONGS ARE GREAT BUT THIS IS THE BEST! PLEASE VOTE, VOTE AND VOTE, VOTEVOTE, DFD
The beat is catchy SMILE LIKE YOU MEAN IT The guitar and vocals are great as well and is definitely a better song than somebody told me
I can't believe that this song is currently number 8. It's full of meaning and tops songs such as Mr. Brightside. However I guess it's up to the masses and if the newest catchy song tops the list then so be it.
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8Spaceman
There's no song in the world quite like this song. It has a unique sound and feel all throughout the song, and invokes an unexplainable feeling in the listener. Truly a great song by The Killers, and my favorite by far.
I have no idea how Spaceman is ranked at number 7. It should really be ranked nearer the top, perhaps the top 5. How Somebody Told Me overtook it is a mystery. Spaceman is.. well its actually indescribable. If magic was put to music, this is how it would sound. And watching the music video just adds to its awesomeness. Long live the Killers!
I love all of The Killers' songs I truly do. Honestly the greatest yet most underrated band ever. Spaceman to me is the best record because of Brandon's smooth voice transitions, the opening moans to the song the musical part of it.Most importantly the lyrics to the blind listener its a tale of a lost soul who tries to commit suicide but realizes the worst is "all in you're mind" & life is beautiful & worth living but slowly enjoying the privellahe of few time we have.
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9Jenny Was a Friend of Mine
I cannot get enough of this song! The haunting lyrics and musical style is unlike anything I've ever heard before!

Did you know that this song, along with "Leave the Bourbon on the Shelf" and "Midnight Show", are all part of the so-called "murder trilogy", in which Jenny get's murdered. This is the third song, and the best by far!

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VEry catchy and I could listen to it for the rest of my life
In my opinion Flowers has never sung more passionately, listen to that growl.
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10Runaways
Great amazing new song great guitar bass drumming and singing should be way way higher up the list this song should be number 7, 8, 9 or 10 really good amaIng work
The beat on the line 'We used to look at the stars and confess our dreams.. ' is just so damn good! I'm a fan of the Killers and I love almost all their songs, well this is the song that's got me hooked these days. Hop it moves up the rankings.
Incredible lyrics, and great tune, the best song they've done since Hot Fuss.
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The Contenders

11Miss Atomic Bomb
This is The Killers' masterpiece, because in this song whe can find a voice that Brandon has never had before. This melancholy elegy is Mr. Brightside's sister, as we can notice from the title and from the riff near 3:38. Also Dave's guitar has great importance in the song: Dave plays it in a particular way ( plucking the guitar ), making chords only in the end. Ronnie's drums accompany all the song, with a slow, but involving rhythm. I'm a great victim and I know all the Killers' songs, so I can say that this songs has something more than the others... Perfect...
The most complete song by the Killers, their Bohemian Rhapsody in a way!
Ultimate Killers song! There version of a Don't Stop Believing or Dream On, pure classic just like the whole Battle Born album. Already voted Rolling Stone's readers song of the year. That must count for something.
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12A Dustland Fairytale
A Dustland Fairytale is definitely my favorite Killers song. Before this song I liked the Killers, but to be honest I hadn't really listened to their stuff aside from Mr. Brightside. After this I was completely hooked. I thought the lyrics were completely outstanding. Then again, after listening to the rest of their songs, I found that most of their lyrics are. The Killers are just an incredible band.
One of my most favorite songs EVER! I LOVE THE KILLERS and especially their song A DUSTLAND FAIRYTALE! The LYRICS are AMAZINGLY PROFOUND and the BEAT and MELODY are OUTSTANDING! This song just literally makes me want get up and sing at the top of my lungs. Love it so much! Love the Killers! Never stop singing, Brandon!
You have to watch the video, you can't fully appreciate it until you do. First time I just heard the song and I thought it was pretty good, but then I watched the video and literally cried. It is so beautiful and so underrated.
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13Sam's Town
Probably the best song on the Sam's Town album. Brilliant lyrics, very catchy tune. Very underrated. Excellent song!

Johnsyboy

Great song, the lyrics is so strong in this one!
THIS SONG JUST ROCKS, SO UNDERVALUED.. SHOULD BE PLAYED AT EVERY SHOW.. ISEE LONDON I SEE SAMS TOWN!
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14Change Your Mind
Just can't see this song lower the list. Please! Listen to this song and then vote.
Awesome song... By killers... Just love it...
Its definitely worth a higher position in the list... pretty good song. The Killers rock! YEAH!
How does this have only 1 percent of the votes when Human has 8!? This should be at least in the top 10, classic song by The Killers! Listen to it then come back here and rightly vote for Change Your Mind!
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15Bones
Amazing! Damn, I can not stop listening to this song. It is so raw, I want your bones on my bones, damn. Bad-Ass!
"So apologetically dressed" For some reason, that part gives the feeling of disaster to the song. A disaster gone great, oh the irony

AWESOME song like all by The Killers I have to say that Human is the only song of theirs that's slightly overrated... Albums in order: Sam's Town, Sawdust, Hot Fuss, Day ^^ Age...
One word Awesome...
Love the intro
Chorus so catchy
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16This River Is Wild
Massively underrated, but definitely one of the best Killers songs; catchy, exemplary vocals and a moving emotional finish.
This song is just great! Extremely catchy, and amazing lyrics! Probably my favorite song from a lyrical standpoint from the killers. Amazing song!
This is definitely my favorite Killers song. Everyone in the band is at their best, with Flower's massive range and quality, paired with Keuning's brilliant guitar. Any rating is an underrating for this song.
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17For Reasons Unknown
It's the best because its lyrics are so right.. I believe everyone can identify with it... besides Brandon plays the bass... and it's about how you lose yourself through time.. or how your life changes or some situations change and you don't even know why... I mean.. I can't put it in words
This is the song that hooked me into the killers. I feel like this song and My List were the first times that Brandon took off the veil and exposed himself. Like a nerve.
Incredible song, sums up life pretty much, and fits perfectly into what is a great album (Sam's Town)
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18Here With Me
How is this song so low in the list?
One of the most meaningful songs by the killers and a beautiful melody to go with it!
Definitely deserves to be in the top 10
This song it's just amazing!
LOVE IT Love IT LOVE IT so SOOTHING
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19Shot at the Night
Great song. Every line does something to you.
Quite good song. I've never liked a song from the killers like this one. I feel like I'm in another time... I don't know how to explain that.
It deserves to be in the top ten list at least:(
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20On Top
Its beyond compare the transcendent of The Killers. The intro is a mix of many great qualities. It makes me feel like I'm the king of the world.
This is their best song. It mixes kind of 80s sound, melancholic lyrics, excellent keyboard and a little of David Bowie's "Jump They Say" sense of despair and anxiety. Usually is not well reminded or even played on stage oftenly, but it should be. Excellent song.
Easily the best killers song! It has the most unique beat and the sounds blend perfectly! The drums are so melodic, I love it!
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21Tranquilize
The only reason this song is not in the top 3 is because it's so unknown. It is amazing though, it made me fall in love with The Killers. Brandons and Lou Reeds voices blend in very well together. Go listen to it, NOW! (and watch the video clip. And give me your sneakers. )
This song is just simply beautiful. The only reason it is so far down on the list is because it was released as part of their less known album sawdust.
Best ever song, I just love it with all my heart. And featuring lou reed oh my god that is completely unbelievable
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22Just Another Girl
This song should be in the top ten. This song is amazing. The chorus, His voice, the message is great. I love this song so much
I love this song so damn much. It matches my real life situation. laugh out loud
Absolutely amazing! I love it and if you haven't watched the video, you really should
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23Romeo and Juliet
This song is really good. It's relaxing and shouldn't be rated at 34 but more around 1-5, it's just not known because it's in the album sawdust which not many people listen to.
Really underrated song, should be at least in the top 10. The lyrics are amazing.
This one few rare times when the cover is better than the original.
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24This Is Your Life
This is like they're best song live
Best song on Day & Age
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25Andy, You're a Star
The power in the line "promise me she's not your world…" makes the whole song! It's the vocals and lyrics together that make it so powerful and awesome to listen to
Is easily my favourite killers song the few lines 'in a car with a girl, promise me shes not your world, because Andy you're a star' make the whole song.
Definitely one of my favourites. I always ignored it and skipped the track when it came up on my ipod, but I really love this song now! Give it a try and try to resist it.
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26Be Still
GREAT SONG! Very emotional. Very good vocals. Great job Killers! Battle born is a good album. At first I didn't like it but now that I've listened to it for a second time and REALLY listened to it instead of having it in the backround. I like it.
One of the best ballads I've ever heard!
So atmospheric and so beautiful. Makes me so happy and so sad every time
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27The Way It Was
Fantastic song, best one on battle born!
The most underrated song by them
This song so deep
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28I Can't Stay

This song never fails to chill me out and it's a prime example of the range in style that The Killers are capable of playing. Brandon Flower's voice is just so smooth it's hard to resist this song

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29Midnight Show
On first listen I thought this song was simply about taking his girl out to have sex, but after a couple of listens, I realised it was actually linked to 'jenny was a friend of mine' and tells the story of him murdering his cheating girlfriend. Brilliant!
This is an incredible underrated song! One of the Best!
BEST SONG BY THE KILLERS. I love all of their songs but this is really their best, I listen to it once everyday if not more
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30Sweet Talk
This is one of the most wonderful songs ever. No lie. I love all of the killers songs on this list BUT this is really such a gem! People NEED to discover it! The honesty and purity of the lyrics is just beautiful. "you know it hurts sometimes. You know its gonna bleed sometime" beautiful.
Sure most of The Killers songs tend to inspire hope, but this one just seems so earnest and true in its attempt. That's not to say that the others fall flat, but you can't help but make an emotional connection to this song on the first listen, especially when Brandon sings hold on
IT BRILLIANT. I seriously don't know why its not on the list but "dont shoot me santa" is, ridiculous. sweet talk has the band playing top notch while brandon executes great vocals.

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32Shadowplay
A very good song that is underrated.
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33The World We Live In
Great song, should be much higher.
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34Exitlude Listen to sample

35Glamorous Indie Rock and Roll
Everything about this song is right. The Killers have a knack for starting out slow and simple in a song and building into a creative alternative anthem, and they perfected that method of songmaking with "Glamorous Indie Rock and Roll. " When people ask what my favorite Killers song is I just say "it's indie rock and roll for me. "
My favourite Killers song. It's just perfect from start to finish. I just want to belt the lyrics whenever I hear it. Oh and can someone from the website change the sample to the Hot Fuss version, it's miles better.
Always been my favourite Killer's song! Don't know what it is about it but I used to listen to it every night before I went to sleep when I was 15 and recently put Hot Fuss onto my new iTunes and it still gives me the same feelings.

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36Bling (Confession of a King)
What the hell?! How is this song not higher?
This is an awesome song, so much feeling and power!
Love listening to it more than any of the others.
Must be in top 15 at least
Such a meaningful piece of music, pretty well executed. The Killers are simply the bes
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37Leave the Bourbon On the Shelf
One of my favourites! with that guitar riff that really makes me move along.
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38Why Do I Keep Counting?
SERIOUSLY?! SERIOUSLY?!?! This is hands down at least in the top twenty! "Help me get down! I can't make it help me get down! " The only con is how short the song is! This is an outstanding song! Truly a masterpiece!
Probably the most underrated killers song
Beautiful song I love it!
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39Flesh and Bone
While I do think a lot of the killers songs are really great, this is the one that I can listen to over and over again. The vocals, the lyrics, it all just meshes together perfectly.
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40Battle Born
Great song, highly under-rated, sounds great live. Give it a listen
Great song. Especially the last chorus and the last lines Brandon says
This should be 2012 onwards signature Killers sound...this is what they have evolved into - total awesomeness!
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41Under the Gun
Are you serious? Such great lyricism combined with an awesome tempo. Don't know how this wasn't even mentioned in the top 35.
How is this so low? The beat to this song is so sick. It was through this song I really felt the diversity of songs that the Killers could pull off. Definitely belongs in the top 15 if not top 10
This and Sweet Talk carried the Sawdust album. You just have to listen to it to know its awesomeness
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42All the Pretty Faces
An extremely underrated song by the Killers. Reminds me of For Reasons Unknown because of their similar tempo change. Take a listen, very powerful.
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43Boots
Such a peaceful songs if you check the video version of this songs then there is nobody out there who wouldn't like it
So happy and beautiful and amusing. Great lyrics, perfect music, and the bells really pull at my heartstrings.
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44My List
I must admit that I was very jealous knowing that boyfriend wrote this song for his wife. But hey, it's a really beautiful song and damn she's a very lucky woman!
This song is so beautiful and haunting... It should be much higher!
Hugely underrated song. It's beautiful and has good lyrics
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45Enterlude Listen to sample

46Deadlines and Commitments
Amazing song! Definitely under rated, should be higher on the list! I absolutely love it and think more people should know it
This song along with "Be Still" gives such an insight into Brandon Flowers'thoughts, especially where it comes to family. It seems he is big on that, as am I. Regardless of where we are in life, "we should all have that place we all run to"
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47Carry Me Home
Definitely one of the best Killer's songs all time. If you haven't heard it, you need too. You won't regret it!
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49Neon Tiger
How this is ONLY number 29 is a mystery to me. This song is absolutely fantastic and makes me shiver whenever I listen to it on my iPod.
"Run Neon Tiger, there's a lot on your mind" - Got so much love for the Killers, bring this song up to at least the top 10 people! It is so underrated! Come on!
Love this song to. Can not believe it has gone down to 55. Vote please it really deserves to go if not to te top ten at least to the top twenty. Please its a great song!
No. 58? Seriously?
This is by far one of their best songs. I love it. Whenever I hear it, I have to play it again and again... Until the ipod battery runs out!
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51A Crippling Blow
What is A Crippling Blow doing down here? I mean, I know... is a bonus track and it may not be the best song, but is really really good. Give it a try, is definitely one of my favorites.

52The Ballad of Michael Valentine
I never really paid attention to this song but WOW I can't get enough of it now
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53A White Demon Love Song
I love this song! Even though it was used in twilight, it's an amazing song.
Very amazing song! I love the killers and this one is just so great!
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55Why Don't You Find Out for Yourself

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57Happy Birthday Guadalupe
Beautiful song! Not many people know about it.
Beautiful lyrics Beautiful video!
Great song, I'm sure it has an interesting back story

Fun video too
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58Move Away
Best instrumentals of any of The Killers' songs to date.
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59Don't Shoot Me Santa
It's SO catchy, and the music video is hilarious. this one is my favorite because it highlights the band's humor. "Santa's got a whaaat? "
Not even on the top 50? Song is amazing!
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60Losing Touch
I love this song, makes me think a lot of my entire life, the intro is the best intro ever and is the best song ever
Intro was amazing and musical genius, how the heck did this manage to be the twenty first out of 30?!
Best song in the new album. Killers rule
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61Show You How

So simple, and yet so amazing. The solo matches the chord structure so perfectly, and Brandon's voice is fantastic. One of my favourite songs of all time.

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62Forget About What I Said Listen to sample

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64Who Let You Go? Listen to sample

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66Daddy's Eyes
Very good song off of sawdust. The Guitar Solo is legendary! Great Song.
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67A Matter of Time
From Battleborn. This is the second great song I had to add to the list! Are you people kidding! This is one of the best!
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68Four Winds
Best cover of bright eyes ever made. It's one of my favorite killers songs! Hardly anyone knows about it. (it's a b-side to spaceman)

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70Desperate

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72Where Is She?
Brandon please give us a studio version of this amazing song (if only you didn't tell the press where you got the inspiration to make this song from... )

73Believe Me Natalie
This is the best song on the whole album!

You left the station now to the floor
With speculation, what was it for?
In that old hallway
Mom says why don't you stay
You've been away for a long time

Best part of the whole album right there. Incredible- sends chills down my spine every time.
Give this song another listen...I promise it won't disappoint.
Hey! They stole my name!
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74From Here On Out
This song is incredible and sings about life, it is just so honest. The beat is awesome, too! Why isn't it higher on the list?
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75Prize Fighter
Phenomenal song. Best one off the Battle Born album.
This is a great song, it's very motivating, it is a perfect song to dedicate it to my mom, or my girlfriend, or daughter. =)
Underrated
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76Replaceable

77Everything Will Be Alright
Amazing feeling behind this song... anyone who has lost someone for any reason has to love this song

Life goes on, everything will be alright
In my opinion the most complete song The Killers have. A psychedelic kick-off, a catchy chorus, a bridge that makes you cry and a perfect ending guitar solo. This song haunts you until the end.
I used to hate his song but after listening to it through all the way it got stuck in my head. Now I love it so much it's one of my favorite songs of all time.
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78Goodnight, Travel Well
My favorite song of theirs personally because Brandon Flowers wrote this song after the death of his mother which makes the lyrics all the more meaningful. And the way his voice belts out during the bridge, I love. I love this song and think it should be way up higher on this list.
You guys are joking right? Have you heard this song? Number 1. Period.
Their best song EVER! Without a doubt. This songs earns them massive respect as artists. Sad but empowering. In love with this amazing song since I heard it on Smallville. <3 Brilliant!
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