The Killers confirm release date of Christmas single

They also reveal release date of their b-sides compilation

The Killers have revealed that their forthcoming Christmas single, ‘Don’t Shoot Me Santa’, will be released on December 1.

As first reopted on NME.COM, profits from the release will raise money for the RED campaign, which tackles AIDS in Africa.

They also confirmed to Billboard.com that their forthcoming b-sides compilation is to be named ‘Sawdust’, and will be released on November 13.

The band explained that previously unheard songs recorded during the ‘Sam’s Town’ sessions are likely to be included on the album, as well as a track their recorded especially for the collection with Lou Reed called ‘Tranquilize’.