The Killers say "It's the right time" to return to Glastonbury

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28 Jun 2019, 12:42

The Killers have said that they will be out to make up for one of the biggest disappointments of their career when they headline Glastonbury on Saturday night.

The Las Vegas band originally headlined at the festival in 2007, however, new sound rules prohibited the impact of their performance which was meant to be their biggest moment in the UK.

Frontman Brandon Flowers recently admitted that he was frustrated with the issues that marred their set.

"I remember there was some kind of restriction on the sound and the dB levels, things like that".

He added, "And there were problems with the PA. I remember being frustrated to get to that point and have these unforeseen things put a cloud over the experience. We thought we were pretty good, I'm sure there were some good moments."

Twelve years later, The Killers are out to right the wrongs of that infamous night and felt it was the right time to return despite not having new music to perform.

"We weren't sure about doing it between album cycles, but as soon as you commit to something like that, you carry it with you, until it's finished. It feels like the right time".

The Killers join Stormzy and The Cure as this year's Glastonbury headliners with Brandon Flowers says that fans should be ready for a surprise in their set, he confessed: "We got a couple of ideas".


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