The Killers play tribute to Joy Division at Glastonbury

Andy Williams also gets nod during the band's headline set

The Killers have paid tribute to Joy Division during their headlining slot at Glastonbury tonight (June 23).

The band played a version of the legendary Manchester band’s ’Shadowplay’ during their encore.

The track is featured on the forthcoming Ian Curtis biopic ‘Control’. The film was directed by Anton Corbijn, who also shot the short ‘Sam’s Town’ film that introduced the band.

Singer Brandon Flowers introduced the tune with an a cappella version of the Andy Williams classic ‘Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You’.

The band’s stage show was stunning, with four sets of fireworks during an introduction based around a brilliant light show.

Frontman Flowers then appeared wearing a gold lamé suit and played behind his keyboard, which was covered in antlers.

However as with last night’s Arctic Monkeys‘ set, there were questions over the Pyramid Stage‘s sound.

The crowd chanted “Turn it up!” throughout the set, complaining about the low volume of the music, and managed to force the powers-that-be to turn up the sound to full throttle for the encore.

The Killers played:

‘Sam’s Town’


‘When You Were Young’


‘Somebody Told Me’

‘Smile Like You Mean It’

‘Jenny Was A Friend Of Mine’

‘Uncle Johnny’

‘This River Is Wild’

‘Read My Mind’

‘On Top’

‘Bling (Confessions Of A King)’

‘Glamorous Indie Rock And Roll’

‘Mr Brightside’

‘My List’

‘Too Good To Be True’


‘For Reasons Unknown’

‘All These Things That I’ve Done’

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