The Killers Joined on Stage by New Order’s Bernard Sumner


For anyone who’s a fan of The Killers, they know that the band owes their name to a fictional band that was in New Order’s music video for “Crystal” so for them to have frontman, Bernard Sumner come on stage during their show last night at Chicago’s Lollapalooza, it feels like the band have come full circle. Funny enough, this isn’t even the first time that The Killers and New Order have worked together; in February The Killers’ frontman, Brandon Flowers joined the band during a show in Manchester to perform the song they took the band name from.

During the show last night, Sumner, who early this week had fractured his leg during, appeared on stage to perform a rendition of his former band Joy Division’s song ‘”Shadowplay.” The Killers covered the song for their covers and b-side album, Sawdust.

Watch the live footage of the performance below.

In a previous interview, it was revealed that New Order would be releasing an EP by the end of the year, instead of taking longer to complete a full album. As for The Killers, they are currently in the middle of a North American tour in support of their new album, Battle Born.

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