The Killers have shared a brand new video for their funky new track ‘The Man’.
Directed by award-winning director Tim Mattia, the video features Brandon Flowers swaggering about Las Vegas in a multitude of personalities. The video showcases a very cocky Flowers, in a number of situations, and how he flaunts himself, thus matching the lyrics – “I’m the man, come round and/No-no-nothing can break, you can’t break me down/I got gas in the tank/I got money in the bank/I got news for you baby, you’re looking at the man”. Ultimately, each one of Flowers’ personas fails in impressing anyone and is left humiliated.
‘The Man’ is the lead single from The Killers’ forthcoming album, ‘Wonderful Wonderful’ expected to be released later this year. Produced by Jacknife Lee, ‘Wonderful Wonderful’ will be the band’s fifth album following 2012’s ‘Battle Born’ and is reportedly “soon to be completed”. According to Flowers the track is “pretty funky, funkier than we’ve ever done before”.
The Las Vegas rockers recently did a surprise set on Glastonbury’s John Peel Stage, dedicating ‘The Man’ to all the “ladies” in the crowd. In addition to this, the band is playing a number of festivals this year, the dates are as follows:
29 June Seinajoki, Finland – Provinssirock Festival
1 July Norrkoping, Sweden – Bravalla Festival
5 July Novi Sad, Serbia – Exit Festival
7 July Bilbao, Spain – Bilbao BBK Live Festival
8 July London, British Summer Time – Hyde Park
4 August Chicago, IL, USA – Lollapalooza
6-8 Oct Austin, TX, USA – Austin City Limits
15 Oct Austin, TX, USA – Austin City Limits
21 Oct Phoenix, AZ, USA – Lost Lake Music Festival
29 Oct New Orleans, LA, USA – Voodoo Festival