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Live Gig Video: Brandon Flowers performs ‘I Can Change’ at London Brixton Academy

By on Monday, 27th July 2015 at 4:00 pm

Back in May, Brandon Flowers played two back-to-back nights at London Brixton Academy. Lucky for us and anyone out there who weren’t able to be at either gig, he has recorded this live performance of ‘I Can Change’. The soulful, r&b-tinged song – sampling Bronski Beat’s ‘Smalltown Boy’ and guesting Neil Tennant of Pet Shop Boys, no less – floats through the rafters as punters file into the venue from the queue outside and continues on as Flowers take the stage. Watch the drama unfold below.

‘The Desired Effect’, Brandon Flowers’ second solo album following the release of ‘Flamingo’ in 2010, is out now.



WIN / Tickets to see Brandon Flowers at London Brixton Academy, 22nd May 2015

By on Thursday, 23rd April 2015 at 1:30 pm

May is almost upon us: that wonderful month that brings us Live at Leeds, The Great Escape and Liverpool Sound City, not to mention two delectable bank holiday weekend. It’s all about to kick off!

Thanks for our mates at Gigs and Tours, we have a way to make your second May bank holiday weekend even sweeter. How about if we offered up three pairs of tickets to see the man, the legend that is Brandon Flowers performing at London Brixton Academy on Friday the 22nd of May to start the second holiday weekend? Are you game? You are? Then you’ll want to enter our contest below, naturally.

You’ll need to fill out our form below completely. First, give us your full name. Second, give us your email address. (We need a way to contact you if you win, silly.) Third, give us your postal address. (These are hard tickets, so we need to be able to post you your tickets if you win.) Finally, to prove you’re not a robot or maybe even one of those evil touts, answer this question any self-respecting Killers / Brandon Flowers fan knows the answer to in their sleep: what major American city is Brandon Flowers from? Couldn’t be easier, right?

That’s it. Of all the correct entries we receive, we’ll choose three winners at random to receive a pair of tickets apiece to the concert on the 22nd of May. Sound good? Be sure you get your entries in by 5 PM British time Friday, the 24th of April, when we’ll close the contest. As mentioned above, we’ll contact the winners by email, so make sure you’ve entered your email address correctly. Good luck! If you’d rather not chance it and want to buy tickets to this show or any of the other’s on Brandon’s UK/Irish tour, all the details are here.

Please note: this contest is open to UK residents only and you must be able to get yourself to London for the show at Brixton Academy. Please note that this show is 8+, and all under 14s must be accompanied by an adult (these are Brixton Academy’s rules, not ours, and TGTF won’t be held responsible if you’re turned away at the door for being underage and not meeting the venue’s age requirement). All duplicate entries will be discarded.

This contest is now closed. Winners will be contacted by email.


Brandon Flowers / May 2015 UK/Irish Tour

By on Wednesday, 1st April 2015 at 8:00 am

The Killers’ frontman Brandon Flowers will be touring his new album ‘The Desired Effect’ in Ireland and the UK later this spring, starting with an already sold out Dublin date and including a newly added second date at London’s Brixton Academy. ‘The Desired Effect’ is Flowers’ second solo album, due for release on the 18th of May. You can find the puritanical video for the album’s first single ‘Can’t Deny My Love’ just below the tour date listing. Tickets for the following shows are available now.

For previous TGTF coverage of Brandon Flowers’ solo career, head this way. Our previous coverage of The Killers can be found right here.

Tuesday 19th May 2015 – Dublin Olympia Theatre (sold out)
Thursday 21st May 2015 – London Brixton Academy (sold out)
Friday 22nd May 2015 – London Brixton Academy
Sunday 24th May 2015 – Manchester Academy
Monday 25th May 2015 – Edinburgh Usher Hall
Tuesday 26th May 2015 – Leeds Academy
Thursday 28th May 2015 – Birmingham Academy



Video of the Moment #367: Brandon Flowers

By on Wednesday, 13th October 2010 at 6:00 pm

Here is the video for Brandon Flowers‘s ‘Only the Young’. This is so Las Vegas / Cirque du Soleil…I dunno what else to say. Watch it below.


Brandon Flowers has just started his first solo UK tour.


Brandon Flowers / October 2010 UK Tour

By on Wednesday, 1st September 2010 at 8:30 am

Brandon Flowers will be going on his first solo tour of the UK come October. He will no doubt be proffering tracks from his debut solo album, ‘Flamingo’, to be released in the UK next week (6 September). Tickets go on sale at 9 AM on Friday, 3 September.

Tuesday 12th October 2010 – Glasgow O2 Academy
Wednesday 13th October 2010 – Leeds O2 Academy
Thursday 14th October 2010 – Liverpool O2 Academy
Saturday 16th October 2010 – Manchester Academy
Sunday 17th October 2010 – London HMV Forum
Monday 18th October 2010 – Birmingham HMV Institute


Video of the Moment #295: Brandon Flowers

By on Friday, 9th July 2010 at 6:00 pm

Here is the new promo video for Brandon Flowers‘ ‘Crossfire’ costarring actress Charlize Theron. Not really sure what the video has to do with the song and is nothing like I expected from the lyrics but…just watch and tell us what you think. I’ve also included a behind the scenes video as well.

Read my earlier review of the single here.




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