The very best lyrics by The Killers

4 November 2020, 15:28 | Updated: 4 November 2020, 17:52

The Killers' Brandon Flowers at 2019 Forecastle Festival
These are some of The Killers' best lyrics ever. Picture: Stephen J. Cohen/Getty Images

Let's take a look back at Brandon Flowers and co's most lyrical moments.

  1. "I got soul but I'm not a soldier"

    All These Things That I've Done, 2004

  2. "Right hand to God / First in command / My testimony, when I take the stand / Who's the man?"

    The Man, 2017

  3. "The crashing tide can't hide a guilty girl / With jealous hearts that start with gloss and curls."

    Midnight Show, 2004

  4. "Don’t you wanna come with me? / Don’t you wanna feel my bones / On your bones?"

    Bones, 2006

  5. "The stars are blazing like rebel diamonds cut out of the sun."

    Read My Mind, 2006

  6. "Don't give up on me / 'Cause I'm just in a rut / I'm climbing but the walls keep stacking up."

    Rut, 2017

  7. "Jealousy, turning saints into the sea / Swimming through sick lullabies / Choking on your alibis."

    Mr Brightside, 2003

  8. "Saw Cinderella in a party dress, / But she was looking for a nightgown. / I saw the devil wrapping up his hands, / He's getting ready for the showdown."

    A Dustland Fairytale, 2008

  9. "Silently reflection turns my world to stone / Patiently correction leaves us all alone / And sometimes I'm a travel man / But tonight this engine's failing."

    Tranquilize, 2007

  10. "We hope you enjoy your stay / And it's good to have you with us / Even if it's just for the day."

    Enterlude, 2006

  11. "You think you might cross over / You're caught between the devil and the deep blue sea / You'd better look it over / Before you make that leap"

    Spaceman, 2008

  12. "He faces forward, trading in his blindness for the world of love / And time is raging, may it rage in vain."

    Flesh And Bone, 2012

  13. "They say the devil's water - it ain't so sweet / You don't have to drink right now / But you can dip your feet.'

    When You Were Young 2006