The Killers’ Brandon Flowers Discusses Finding Guitarist Through Ad

Watch him lay out his journey from “club-scrubber” to “Mr.Bightside”

July 31, 2018
Brandon Flowers of The Killers performs at American Airlines Arena

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Brandon Flowers recently dished to Seth Meyers about The Killers’ early days as a band, starting with a simple search through the classified ads sections.The frontman discussed sitting at a diner table and searching for a guitarist, ignoring those who listed nu-metal influences and settling on The Beatles and Smashing Pumpkins-lover Dave Keuning.

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Flowers took viewers through their journey of playing shows and trying to find their footing through nerves and playing cafes. Watch him chronicle his path from “club-scrubber” to “Mr.Brightside” on Late Night With Seth Meyers below: