Last month, frontman Brandon Flowers sat down for a lengthy conversation with Bruce Springsteen. It came as part of the latter’s Letter To You Radio show, and heard Flowers look back on the time he listened to The Boss’ music for the first time.
“We sort of did a 180. People were calling us the best British band to ever come from America and things like that. And so I was thinking, what does this say about me? Who am I? And then all of a sudden, we wanted to explore our roots.