‘Don’t Waste Your Wishes’ collates the annual festive singles the band released from 2006-2016, and was only previously available on CD and for a limited time on iTunes.
Listen to the album and see its tracklisting below.
01 A Great Big Sled (feat. Toni Halliday)
02 Don’t Shoot Me Santa (feat. Ryan Pardey)
03 Joseph, Better You Than Me” (feat. Elton John and Neil Tennant)
04 ¡Happy Birthday Guadalupe! (feat. Wild Light and Mariachi el Bronx)
06 The Cowboys Christmas Ball
07 I Feel It in My Bones (feat. Ryan Pardey)
08 Christmas in L.A. (feat. Dawes)
09 Joel the Lump of Coal (feat. Jimmy Kimmel)
10 Dirt Sledding (feat. Ryan Pardey and Richard Dreyfus)
11 I’ll Be Home for Christmas (feat. Ned Humphrey Hansen)
Reviewing ‘Don’t Waste Your Wishes’ upon its initial release in 2016, NME wrote: When The Killers take yuletide seriously, they conjure stirring festive anthems that make ‘Don’t Waste Your Wishes’ a worthy addition to their canon and among the best Xmas albums ever made.
“It all ends with Brandon’s moving duet on ‘I’ll Be Home For Christmas’ with the fourth-grade teacher who inspired him to get into music; go on, just try not to hug your mum.”
In other Killers news, the band recently parodied US President Donald Trump when tweeting about their lack of Grammy nominations.
“OBSERVERS WERE NOT ALLOWED INTO THE COUNTING ROOMS. WE WON THE GRAMMYS, GOT LOADS OF LEGAL VOTES,” they wrote on Twitter.
Read NME‘s list of all The Killers’ Christmas songs, ranked from worst to best, here.