Newswire: See The Killers debut a new song, cover Interpol live

The Killers are spending the summer performing intermittent dates in the U.S. and Canada, and at a stop last night in Windsor, Ontario, the Las Vegas band previewed a new song—a rarity four years after their last studio album—as well as performing a cover of an Interpol favorite.

Leading into “Bling (Confessions Of A King)” off of the band’s Sam’s Town record (celebrating its tenth anniversary this year), the new song featured Killers frontman Brandon Flowers and a piano, and could possibly be one of the tunes Elton John helped compose for the new album. While the solo piano arrangement certainly suggests John’s involvement, the song mines classic Killers tropes of shattered dreams and regret, retaining the anthemic quality of songs like “Read My Mind” and “Dustland Fairytale.” You can watch the performance on the fan site Can It Be The Way It Was …

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