RELEASE 10th ANNIVERSARY
Unreleased Sam’s Town Era Demo “Peace of Mind”
Band + Fans Commemorate Sam’s Town with Decennial Extravaganza By Rebranding Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas
Vinyl Album Art / The Killers, credit Anton Corbijn
“Sam’s Town find The Killers draping the American dreams of ‘Bones’ and ‘When You Were Young’ with British swank, accenting Springsteen-inspired guitar rock with ’80s synth-pop flourishes” – USA Today
“Everything is constructed to epic dimensions” – SPIN
“A lollapalooza of cinematic soundscapes that dashes any fears of a sophomore slump” – Billboard
| Today, The Killers released the vinyl re-issue of their sophomore album Sam’s Town via Bong Load Records which features two bonus tracks including a never-before-released Sam’s Town era demo “Peace of Mind.” PRESS HERE to purchase the vinyl re-issue, PRESS HERE to purchase “Peace of Mind” on iTunes and PRESS HERE to stream on Spotify.
Tying into this special re-issue, The Killers took over the Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall in Las Vegas last weekend to celebrate the album’s 10th anniversary. Fans gambled on Sam’s Town themed blackjack tables, indulged in specialty themed meals and cocktails inspired by The Killers’ hits and sang every word during full performances of Sam’s Town and other hits from the band’s celebrated catalog. 100% of proceeds from the event benefitted Las Vegas charities Toni’s House and First Friday Foundation.
PRESS HERE to download images from the Sam’s Town Decennial Extravaganza.
The Killers released Sam’s Town in 2006 – a heartfelt love letter to their hometown that was an RIAA platinum hit upon release, spent 42 weeks on the Billboard Top 200 and spawned hit singles “When You Were Young” (which was nominated for two Grammy awards) and “Read My Mind.” Sam’s Town has now sold over 5.5 million copies.
The Killers consists of Brandon Flowers (vocals/keyboards), Dave Keuning (guitars), Mark Stoermer (bass) and Ronnie Vannucci (drums).