The Killers Release Their Protest Anthem "Land of the Free" With a Spike Lee-Directed Video

POPSUGAR Entertainment | 1/17/2019 | Mekishana Pierre
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Normally, one doesn't associate The Killers with politics, but the band is switching things up. Their recent single, "Land of the Free," was released on Monday, Jan. 14, and focuses on President Donald Trump's proposed border wall, along with racism and gun violence. The poignant short film accompanying the track was directed by BlacKkKlansman's Spike Lee, who explained that The Killers' frontman Brandon Flowers reached out to him after seeing the film. "[Brandon Flowers] called me up," he told The Hollywood Reporter. "It's a great protest song. He said, 'What can you do with this?'"

In an interview with Beats 1 host Zane Lowe, Flowers revealed that he began writing the song after the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary...
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