It might surprise many to know that Flowers is an active member of the LDS Church. In fact, he's recorded an I'm a Mormon spot. The reason I mention this is because I think there's something deeply attractive to LDS young people about Alt. music as a way of expression that largely tends to eschew the notorious excesses of punk and heavy metal and the sappiness of happy-clappy pop music, which is not say that it has no edge, it does, a pretty sharp one most of the time. I love The Killers, especially this song because the first time I heard it I recognized it some weird, intuitive way.
In any case, The Killers' "When You Were Young" is our Friday traditio this week:
... but he talks like a gentleman