the killers– Edmonton, May 23, 2007

the killers– Edmonton, May 23, 2007

the killers played Rexall Place in Edmonton on May 23 2007 and I got a ticket at the last moment to see them. I like the killers but I wasn't really looking forward to attending by myself. I don't enjoy watching a film alone and this concert was the same.

I guess it's sort of like "If a tree falls in the forest and nobody's there to hear it, does it make a sound?". Actually there were about 12000 people there so I wasn't alone exactly but you get the idea.

Overall I thought the concert was ok. Things I liked:

Things I didn't like:

I'm pleased I went but I don't think I'd go to another killers show. it was too by the book and impersonal

Set List

  1. Sam's Town (ST)
  2. Enterlude (ST)
  3. When You Were Young (ST)
  4. Bones (ST)
  5. Somebody Told Me (HF)
  6. Smile Like You Mean it (HF)
  7. Jenny Was A Friend OF Mine (HF)
  8. Uncle Johnny (ST)
  9. Read My Mind (ST)
  10. On Top (HF)
  11. Read My Mind- piano solo (ST)
  12. Bling (Confession of a King) (ST)
  13. Mr. Brightside (HF)

4 minutes of loud clapping until the éncore

  1. My List (ST)
  2. Can't Take My Eyes Off You (Frankie Valli)
  3. Shadowplay (Joy Division)
  4. For Reasons Unknown (ST)
  5. All These Things That I've Done(HF)
  6. Exitlude (ST)
  7. When You Were Young (ST)

Total running time 80 minutes (approx)

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