Date: 21 September 2013
Venue: The Padang
This is super overdue but better late than never!
The Killers finally came to Singapore! I was so disappointed they cancelled the previous one I didn’t listen to their music for about six months. Yeah, I was totally in the dumps though I know they didn’t play for a valid reason. But yeah, they came, they played and they conquered!
BRANDON FLOWERS YOU WERE AMAZING!
You know it’s a great concert when the band and everyone including you are drenched in your own (and other people’s) perspiration.
The Way It Was
Smile Like You Mean It
Bling (Confession of a King)
Shadowplay (Joy Division cover)
Somebody Told Me
I Think We’re Alone Now (Tommy James & the Shondells cover)
For Reasons Unknown
From Here On Out
A Dustland Fairytale
Read My Mind
All These Things That I’ve Done
Jenny Was A Friend Of Mine – encore
When You Were Young – encore
Directed by Matthew Gray Gubler (from Criminal Minds).
It’s my favourite out of all their Christmas releases and I like their cute Christmas jumpers!
That was the title of the Ingrid Michaelson song I was listening to when the seemingly harmless page loaded on my phone.
And I even had a pretty dark playlist earlier on:
- The Killers – Smile Like You Mean It
- Chairlift – Bruises
- Ryan Cabrera – 40 Kinds Of Sadness
- Eminem featuring Rihanna – Love The Way You Lie
- Tokio Hotel – Dark Side Of The Sun
- The Black Keys – Chop And Change
- Brandon Flowers – Crossfire
- Band Of Skulls – Friends
- Paramore – Brick By Boring Brick
- Taking Back Sunday – Twenty-twenty Surgery
OMG! OMG! OMG!
I heard The Killers’ Mr. Brightside (Jacques Lu Cont’s Thin White Duke Remix) earlier on 98.7FM and it reminded me when their Singapore concert was cancelled.
I have avoided listening their songs because it doesn’t quite feel the same anymore. The only time is on radio or when my iPod randomly shuffles songs.
On that dreaded day, I was watching Rabbit Without Ears (Keinohrhasen), a German film starring Til Schweiger (Inglourious Basterds) and I was pleasantly surprised when the above-mentioned song from The Killers played during the credits! I was like, “this is such a coincidence!”. But the German movie surprisingly also featured Keane’s Everybody’s Changing. I think less than five minutes later, I came across the news that the concert was cancelled! Ahh, the anguish!
But I think I’m glad they didn’t do a Tom Jones. First he sang two songs, then when it was rescheduled, he cancelled it. Double anguish. Ouch.