Vegas band see Noel Gallagher's softer side.
The Killers are never ones to hold back - and they wasted no time in
telling MTV how much they admire Noel Gallagher.
The experienced Oasis front man helped sooth their nerves when it
came to writing their second album Sam's Town.
"I saw Noel a few months before we started the album," lead singer
Brandon Flowers told MTV. "He had the same mentality about our band
as he had for his own - just go and make the album."
The Las Vegas dudes and Oasis, whom they supported on tour last
year, clearly bonded. In particular with Noel - who has the
reputation for being a little bit on the grumpy side.
"He gets a bad rap,' said Killer guitarist David Keuning.
"He likes our band, but we've hung out after one of our shows and he
was a real regular dude," added Brandon.
He's funny, real funny. He's a happy guy."
They also let slip that they weren't sure how the Arctic Monkeys
would fare in America, "Because they talk about pubs and all that
That's nice to know.