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The Killers Reveal Sir Elton John Helped With 'Battle Born' Track Titles

Thursday, 13 September 2012 Written by Elliott Batte
The Killers Reveal Sir Elton John Helped With 'Battle Born' Track Titles

American rockers The Killers have revealed that it’s British singer-songwriter Elton John who has inspired some of the track titles on their forthcoming new album ‘Battle Born’ - out September 18th.

Sir Elton is apparently known to write out pages and pages of track titles before starting songs or writing lyrics, and donated ‘Miss Atomic Bomb’ - a track on their new record - to the band after a meeting.

“He just said, 'Do you like titles?'... he writes pages of titles before lyrics,” The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers told The Sun. “I didn't come up with 'Miss Atomic Bomb', but I was reading something about Nevada history shortly after that and that just jumped out. That's such a strong title, a great launching pad.”

You can catch The Killers performing the new track and a whole number of new tracks when they tour the UK this October and November. If you’re a fan, simply check the dates and links below to find tickets through Stereoboard.

The Killers UK & Ireland Tour Dates are as follows:

Fri October 26th 2012 - SECC, Glasgow
Sat October 27th 2012 - AECC, Aberdeen
Wed October 31st 2012 - LG Arena, Birmingham
Thu November 1st 2012 - LG Arena, Birmingham
Sat November 3rd 2012 - Capital FM Arena, Nottingham
Sun November 4th 2012 - Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle upon Tyne
Mon November 5th 2012 - Motorpoint Arena Cardiff, Cardiff
Thu November 8th 2012 - Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield
Fri November 9th 2012 - Liverpool Echo Arena, Liverpool
Tue November 13th 2012 - Manchester Arena, Manchester
Wed November 14th 2012 - Manchester Arena, Manchester
Fri November 16th 2012 - The O2, London
Sat November 17th 2012 - The O2, London

Click Here to Compare & Buy The Killers Tickets at Stereoboard.com.




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