New Music Friday: The Killers release new single Boy

The Killers by Danny Clinch

The Killers by Danny Clinch

“This was the first song written after we had to cancel the Imploding The Mirage tour due to the pandemic,” The Killers’ Brandon Flowers says.

The Killers’ new single Boy is out today, continuing the band’s run of new material which brought the Imploding The Mirage and Pressure Machine albums in the summers of 2020 and 2021 respectively.

“I had recently moved back to Utah and started to make trips to Nephi, where I grew up,” Flowers continues. “I found that the place I had wanted to get away from so desperately at 16 was now a place that I couldn’t stop returning to.”

“I have a son approaching the age I was at that time in my life. With ‘boy’, I want to reach out and tell myself – and my sons – to not overthink it. And to look for the ‘white arrows’ in their lives. For me now, white arrows are my wife, children, my songs and the stage.”

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