The Corner

Do You Really Want to Hurt Me?

Dear, dear John Taylor, please shut up and sing. From a piece on the greatest band ever (okay, maybe that’s up for debate):

Of course, a major part of who they are is a group of guys who were able to use their looks to get a leg up on the competition at the dawn of the video age, a fact that doesn’t seem to bother the kids at the Killers show nearly as much as it bothered, say, their dads in 1983.

“I think over the years,” he says, “we’ve proved our credibility. I mean, all of that is so, so ridiculous. Would Bruce Springsteen have ever been successful if he looked like … [freaking] George Bush? I mean, he’s a good, amazing looking, skinny charismatic guy. So, yeah, looks had a lot to do with it, but you’re fooling yourself if you don’t think looks have a lot to do with success on almost any level in the entertainment industry.

He clearly has no idea what he’s talking about. But throw in the Arena CD. This changes nothing.

And there Warren goes to itunes…

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