The Killers are some of the greatest rock teams on the earth, however they inform CBS’ “Sunday Morning” they are no longer going to fall into the trash-the-hotel-room stereotype, as a result of contributors in their households paintings within the carrier business – and prior to now, they have got, too.
“No lodge room. My mother wiped clean lodge rooms,” Killers lead singer Brandon Flora advised Kristine Johnson in an interview to be broadcast July 15. “I would not trash a lodge room.”
The Killers, very best recognized for his or her hit track “Mr. Brightside,” was once shaped in Las Vegas, and plenty of in their members of the family paintings within the hospitality trade. Certainly, drummer Ronnie Vannucci advised Johnson his mom was once a cocktail waitress at Caesars. Flora additionally labored as meals runner at a neighborhood eating place.
“The carrier business is a huge a part of this the city,” Flora tells Johnson whilst giving a excursion of Las Vegas. “And it is how a large number of our circle of relatives make their residing, nonetheless, yeah.”
Provider business staff get a shout-out within the Killers’ 2013 “Shot on the Night time”:
Flora talks with Johnson in regards to the band’s roots; the rejection they confronted early on; their good fortune; Flora’ Mormon religion; and coming to phrases with the band’s repute and the brand new famous person circles he reveals himself in at the present time, placing with the likes of Elton John and Bono.
If truth be told, Flora stocks with Johnson how he became to the lead singer of U2 for lend a hand breaking thru author’s block:
“Can I simply name-drop him? I emailed Bono. And within the matter, I put: ‘Have the entire songs been written?’ After which I poured my center out about how I used to be in a hunch. His resolution was once: ‘Have The entire Songs Been Written’ is an unbelievable track name!'”
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