The Killers at Liverpool Echo Arena

The Killers at Liverpool Echo Arena Band photograph

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In the summer tickets for The Killers went on sale, I decided I didn’t want to go. They sold out instantly and I immediately regretted not buying them. Fortunately they released another date, very last minute and I was ready and waiting to buy them. So, on the 9th November me, Ellie and my friend had a road trip to see The Killers at Liverpool Echo Arena.

We got to Liverpool before the doors opened and the fans were queuing to get in so we decided to have a wander around and something to eat. Despite getting there after the doors opening we were straight in and walked straight to the front of the stage! So obviously we didn’t move from there all night.

The Killers at Liverpool Echo Arena – Support band

The support band for The Killers at Liverpool Echo Arena was Alex Cameron with Roy Molloy. Alex Cameron is an Australian synth/indie-pop singer who is new to me. Even without knowing any songs the duo are really good to watch. They definitely put on a good performance.

The Killers at Liverpool Echo Arena support band Alex Cameron

The Killers at Liverpool Echo Arena – Wonderful Wonderful tour

At about 9pm The Killers came out on stage. From our front row position we have the most amazing view of the band, and of course the front man Brandon Flowers *swoons*.

The Killers at Liverpool Echo Arena full band photograph

 

The Killers always put on an amazing production. There is lots of lights and backdrops, confetti explosions and moving around interacting with the audience.

The Killers at Liverpool Echo Arena Brandon Flowers

I am (obviously) a little bit in love with Brandon Flowers so I love seeing him sing, play guitar and play the keyboard.

The Killers at Liverpool Echo Arena Brandon Flowers on guitar

The Killers at Liverpool Echo Arena Brandon Flowers on keyboard

On the night there was a great mix of songs from the new album as well as songs from older albums. I’m really happy they are performing every one of my favourite songs on this tour.

The Killers at Liverpool Echo Arena Brandon Flowers

The Killers at Liverpool Echo Arena – Set list

  • Wonderful Wonderful
  • The Man
  • Somebody Told Me
  • Spaceman
  • Run For Cover
  • Smile Like You Mean It
  • For Reasons Unknown
  • Shadowplay
  • Rut
  • Life To Come
  • Human
  • This River Is Wild
  • A Dustland Fairytale
  • Wonderful Life
  • Runaways
  • Read My Mind
  • All These Things I’ve Done
  • The Calling
  • Shot At The Night
  • When You Were Young
  • Mr Brightside

The Killers at Liverpool Echo Arena Brandon Flowers and backing singers

 

The Killers at Liverpool Echo Arena – Merchandise

I can never resist the merchandise stand at gigs. So, as always a band t-shirt has made its way home with me. There isn’t a massive amount of choice on this tour, a couple of t-shirts and a hoodie so picking one you want isn’t a tough decision. They are really reasonable prices too.

The Killers at Liverpool Echo Arena band merchandise t-shirt

The Killers at Liverpool Echo Arena – final thoughts

Me, Ellie and Linda all absolutely loved seeing The Killers at Liverpool Echo Arena. It’s quite a lot of years since I saw them last and they are better than I remember. I’m a huge music fan and have been to hundreds of gigs and this has to be in my top ten ever gigs. Seeing the songs that have dominated the charts for so long (Mr Brightside has apparently been in the UK top 100 charts almost continuously since its release in 2004) live is an amazing experience.

The crowd on the night helped make the show. I was a bit wary about having Ellie right at the front but there was no pushing or surging. Everyone just stood enjoying the night singing along and jumping around to the music.

The Killers at Liverpool Echo Arena Brandon Flowers

If you get the chance to see The Killers Wonderful Wonderful tour, or any other tour, you absolutely must go.

Do you like The Killers? Have you been along to this tour?

The Killers at Liverpool Echo Arena

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13 comments on “The Killers at Liverpool Echo Arena

  1. This sounds absolutely amazing! I love the Killers and I’m completely obsessed with their new album! The Killers were actually my first concert ever and I’ve seen them a few times but not in foreverrrr. That setlist looks so amazing and I’m so happy you got to go. I’m so sad that I missed the re-release date for tickets. They’re not even coming to my hometown, I’m just so bummed.

  2. I have to admit to not knowing who they were, but Google is my friend! They do look and sound fab and I am amazed that you managed to walk straight in and get near the front! Awesome!

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