Brandon Flowers opens festival slot with White Stripes cover

The Killers' frontman also played a Spoon cover

Brandon Flowers last night (July 25) covered The White Stripes’ ‘Fell In Love With A Girl’ and Spoon’s ‘The Underdog’.

Flowers opened his headline slot at Detroit’s Mo Pop Festival with his White Stripes cover. Clips of this and a rehearsal of the Spoon cover were captured by fans on Instagram. Watch both below:

#mopopfest is BACK IN ACTION! Brandon Flowers kicking it off with a White Stripes cover! #Detroit #opportunitydetroit

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Flowers has recently covered a number of other hits while on the road in support of his new solo record ‘The Desired Effect’, which was released in May. In the past few months he has played New Order’s ‘Bizarre Love Triangle’ and Joe Pug’s ‘If Still It Can’t Be Found’.

Speaking to NME, Flowers recently revealed ‘The Desired Effect’ may be his last solo record. “Being onstage without [The Killers] is different, but I try to look for the similarities rather than dwell on the differences because I need that comfort, I guess,” he said.

Meanwhile, The White Stripes’ ‘Seven Nation Army’ was recently covered live by Foo Fighters, with Dave Grohl’s orthopedic surgeon providing vocals.
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