The Killers: Wonderful Wonderful
Alfred Soto, Spin, 2 October 2017
AT LAST I KNOW: George Herbert is Brandon Flowers' Rosetta Stone. Writing from the point of view of an object of sacramental importance or as Jesus Christ himself, Flowers presents himself as love flesh requiring worship. (He's in good company: Madonna liked Herbert too). I'm straining because two months after its release 'The Man' sounds no less preening and absurd.
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