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‘Hot Fuss’ turns 10 and Brandon Flowers answers 10 questions to celebrate

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Flowers (left) and The Killers released their debut album a decade ago.
Photo: Erik Weiss

Who would play you in a Killers biopic? Marlon Brando.

What’s your spirit animal? Desert Big Horn Sheep.

Would you ever consider a Las Vegas show residency? Yes.

Socks with sandals, or sandals with no socks? I’m guilty of both. (I spent six years in Utah.)

Favorite Hot Fuss lyric? “These changes ain’t changin’ me.”

On a scale of 1 to 10, if you are what you eat, how Japanese are you? 4.

Who would you like to invite onstage to sing with you? Matthew McConaughey.

Name something on your bucket list. Climb Mount Kilimanjaro.

Will The Killers ever do a Hot Fuss full-album tour? No.

You’re driving into the sunset; what song is playing? “Push” by The Cure.

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