The Killers - Day & Age

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Album Review

Release date: 24 November 2008

The Killers - Day & Age

The Killers

Day & Age

It hasn’t been the greatest of autumns for stadium indie’s class of 2003, returning with their third albums. The scrawny Razorlight tried to reinvent themselves with U2 bombast, but displayed a spectacular misunderstanding of what makes that band tick and ended up finishing behind Simple Minds. Kaiser Chiefs wrote as many catchy songs as ever but remained disappointingly samey. The Killers,...

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  • Nov 19, 2008

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The Killers to play Glasgow Summer Sessions

The Killers to play Glasgow Summer Sessions

The Las Vegas group will headline Bellahouston Park on August 19

The Killers' Brandon Flowers covers Johnny Cash songs alongside Local Natives, Father John Misty

The Killers' Brandon Flowers covers Johnny Cash songs alongside Local Natives, Father John Misty

The performances make up part of a short film about Cash's new posthumous release

The Killers and Justin Timberlake to headline V Festival

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The Killers - Day & Age: Wikipedia Album Entry

Day & Age is the third studio album by American rock band The Killers, released on November 24, 2008 in the UK, Canada and the US. Vocalist Brandon Flowers states that it is the band's "most playful record."

The first single from the album, "Human", was released to radio on September 22, 2008, and became available for download on September 30, 2008. The band performed "Human" and "Spaceman" on the October 4, 2008 episode of Saturday Night Live. "Spaceman" was released for download on November 4, 2008. The vinyl edition was released in the US on November 18, 2008, and included a free download of the album from Island Records.

The album debuted at number one in the UK albums chart selling over 200,000 copies in its first week, and at number 6 in the USA selling over 190,000 copies in its first week. The album has sold over 1.5 million copies as of January 1st 2009, and has gone 2x Platinum in the UK, and Gold in the USA. It has since gone platinum in Australia and gold in New Zealand and Greece.

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