Brandon Flowers Needs To Convert Listeners To Fans At Gigs - Noise11.com
Brandon Flowers, music news, noise11

Brandon Flowers

Brandon Flowers Needs To Convert Listeners To Fans At Gigs

by Music-News.com on July 14, 2015

in News

Brandon Flowers still feels the need to “convert” people into fans at gigs.

The 34-year-old musician is the frontman of The Killers and has also forged a successful solo career over the years.

His music has garnered a mass following since he entered the spotlight in 2001, but that’s not to say he feels 100 per cent confident in his talents yet.

“I’m now in a position where I can reach out to artists whose work I adore. But even at a sold-out show, I’ll still be thinking there might be some people I need to convert,” he told Q magazine.

Brandon is currently on tour to support his album The Desired Effect, which boasts singles Can’t Deny My Love and I Can Change. Being a Mormon means the star shuns drinking after his gigs and is instead focused on getting a good night’s sleep.

That doesn’t mean he isn’t fully committed to putting on a memorable performance though.

“For me, it’s all about the show. I appreciate that with some bands you don’t know what you’re going to get and that’s the excitement of it,” he explained. “But it shouldn’t be frowned upon to do something consistently. We aim to please.”

Brandon’s solo sound is completely different from The Killers and his track I Can Change samples Bronski Beat’s 1984 hit Smalltown Boy. In May he spoke about his transition into a new genre of music, and insisted it was unplanned.

“Sometimes you want to be more macho and you want the word ‘rock’ next to your name. But I’m not ashamed of it or anything. I love pop music. And I definitely have a knack for it,” he told the BBC.

——————————————————————————————————————————————

Stay informed with the Noise11.com daily music news email. All your music news in one daily summary Subscribe to the Noise11 Music Newsletter here

Listen to the Noise11 Music News channel now at iHeartRadio

Follow Noise11.com on Facebook and Twitter

more from music-news.com

Comments

comments

Related Posts

Pet Shop Boys, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Brandon Flowers and Neil Tennant Perform Pet Shop Boys ‘Rent’ #VIDEO

Brandon Flowers has taken time away from his band The Killers to play a series of solo shows including a Saturday night gig at the Wiltern in Los Angeles.

September 28, 2015
Brandon Flowers, music news, noise11
What’s With Brandon Flowers and Yogurt?

Brandon Flowers wants the world to know he doesn't "insist" on yoghurt before a show.

September 1, 2015
Brandon Flowers, music news, noise11
Brandon Flowers Releases Video For I Can Change

Brandon Flowers has released a live video for his new single, I Can Change, the second release to be taken from The Killers frontman's solo album,The Desired Effect.

July 24, 2015
Brandon Flowers, music news, noise11
New Order Rope In Brandon Flowers, Iggy Pop For New Album

New Order have recruited Brandon Flowers, Iggy Pop and Elly Jackson (La Roux) for their new album 'Music Complete'.

July 8, 2015
Brandon Flowers, music news, noise11
Brandon Flowers Says Radio Would Kill Killers Now

Brandon Flowers says radio would destroy The Killers if they came out now.

May 14, 2015
Brandon Flowers, music news, noise11
Brandon Flowers Is A Rock Star Dad

Brandon Flowers tries to be the best dad he can be when he isn't busy with work.

May 5, 2015
Brandon Flowers The Desired Effect, music news, noise11.com
Brandon Flowers Debuts New Song Can’t Deny My Love Live In Mexico

Brandon Flowers has started to debut songs from his second solo album live starting with ‘Can’t Deny My Love’ in Mexico this month.

March 24, 2015