Daily Dose Pick: Brandon Flowers


While his band takes a much-needed break, Killers frontman Brandon Flowers is striking out on his own, paying tribute to his hometown of Las Vegas with debut solo album Flamingo.

Known for his arena-sized vocals, Flowers doesn’t dial things back here, working with a trio of top-tier producers (Stuart Price, Daniel Lanois, and Brendan O’Brien) to keep things epic, layered, and moving. The singer’s much harped-on love of Springsteen also plays a major role, in his approach to both songwriting and storytelling.

Visit Brandon Flowers’ official website, become a fan on Facebook, listen to an NPR interview, stop by his MySpace page, and buy the album