The Killers’ ‘Day & Age’ is still one of their best albums, 11 years later…

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It’s ‘Day & Age’s birthday! That’s right, eleven years ago today, The Killers released this quirky little masterpiece into the world, and us Victims are all the better for it. Eleven years on, ‘Day & Age’ still remains a solid album across the board, with synth-pop and new wave vibes making it The Killers’ most unique release to date. Until their new album drops in 2020, I take a look back at their most intriguing addition to their discography. Lead singer Brandon Flowers once described ‘Day & Age’ as being the band’s “most playful record”, […]

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Does ‘Girls’ have a damaging rhetoric on the LGBT community?

When it was announced that Rita Ora, Charli XCX, Cardi B and Bebe Rexha were teaming up on a song called ‘Girls’, you could’ve thought that the British pop powerhouses would pen a fist-pumping feminist anthem for the ages. You may have even thought it would be in a similar vain to Charli’s pop hit ‘Boys’; subverting the typical male gaze again once more and turning the typically sexist music industry on its head. And you’d have been wrong. The infectious chorus: “Sometimes, I just wanna kiss girls, girls, girls/ Red wine, I just wanna […]

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