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The Killers Celebrate England’s Euro 2024 Victory with ‘Mr. Brightside’ at London Show



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There were wild scenes at London’s O2 Arena tonight as The Killers paused their gig to show the final few minutes of England’s victory over the Netherlands in the Euro 2024 semifinal, then launched straight into their iconic hit ‘Mr. Brightside’.

The 20,000-strong audience at the O2 Arena witnessed a unique moment as the house lights dimmed, and ITV commentary filled the venue, capturing the exhilarating moments of England’s 2-1 win over the Netherlands, securing their spot in the final against Spain on Sunday.

Fans captured the unforgettable moment, posting footage on X/Twitter as the band projected the game on their backdrop and celebrated with red and white streamers filling the air.

The Killers’ immediate transition into ‘Mr. Brightside’ after the final whistle blew resulted in a roaring applause from the energized crowd, marking a special commemoration of the victory.

‘Wow! England win live @thekillers show at @TheO2! Drop straight into Mr Brightside,’ one fan exclaimed on social media, capturing the sheer excitement of the moment.

England’s dramatic victory was sealed by Ollie Watkins’ last-minute heroics, setting the stage for a high-stakes final clash against Spain in what promises to be an electrifying showdown.

‘Mr Brightside’ has cemented its status as a timeless anthem, resonating with fans across generations, from Gen Z-ers to boomers, making it a universal favorite akin to ‘Bohemian Rhapsody‘ in the 21st century.

In a recent tribute to Manchester‘s music scene, The Killers honored iconic artists like New Order and the Stone Roses during their UK tour, showcasing their versatile musical prowess.

As they gear up for their upcoming residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, The Killers continue to captivate audiences with their electrifying performances, solidifying their status as one of the most dynamic rock bands of our time.

Rolling Stone, a well-renowned media outlet, highlighted the enduring popularity of ‘Mr. Brightside’, emphasizing its cultural significance and lasting impact on music enthusiasts worldwide.

Rachel Adams

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