‘It’s universal’: Why the Killers’ Mr Brightside will be this year’s Glastonbury anthem

The particular synth-addled story of envy and betrayal is set in order to storm the particular Pyramid Phase, 16 yrs after the release. Brandon Flowers while others reveal the reason why we create such a very hot fuss from it

There are several opportunities for huge singalongs with Glastonbury this particular weekend – chanting “la la la” with Kylie, or retelling Stormzy’s story of Costa-brokered infidelity within Vossi Bop. But just one is sure to end up being heard so far as Stonehenge: the song regarding “jealousy/Turning new orleans saints into the sea”.

The Killers’ Mr Brightside only attained No ten in the UK upon its 2nd release within 2004 (it didn’t graph at all whenever first released) – the particular band’s various other hits Someone Told Me, Human being and When You had been Young most reached the very best three. This had simply no big movie, TV or even advertising increase – the most significant all terain moment can be soundtracking Cameron j. Diaz’s sozzled singing program in The vacation .

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