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The Killers1 The Killers, Hot Fuss
Retro Las Vegas rockers

For the second year in a row (last year: Mars Volta's De-Loused in the Comatorium) a CD showed up in our hands that just blew us away. It is always good to get something you are not familiar with, but just completely fall for. Hot Fuss is that disc of 2004 and our CD of the year. With it's sound harkening back to days gone by (80's synth-rock), The Killers are definitely those retro-rockers that you swear are covering your favorite songs but Hot Fuss is definitely all new and original. With each song taking a storytelling style, you are drawn in immediately and by the time the choir hits (mid- "All These Things That I've Done") you are hooked. Hot Fuss is the ultimate in debut CDs, and without a doubt the Best CD of 2004.

Best Songs: "Smile Like You Mean It ," "Somebody Told Me," & "All These Things That I've Done"

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