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Brandon Flowers: Academy, Leeds

Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 14 October 2010

FROM THE STROKES' Julian Casablancas to Mick Jagger, rock frontmen have often stumbled over the transition to solo singer — but Brandon Flowers has never lacked confidence. When his Killers bandmates decided to take a hiatus rather than record another album, he made one without them. It's only a month since his record 'Flamingo' debuted at number one, and his fans are already singing the lyrics back at him.

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