Killers to Collaborate with Elton John on Christmas Single

080915_killers.jpg
The Killers / Photo by Torey Mundkowsky
WRITTEN BY
Larry Fitzmaurice

Hold on to your (Santa) hats: Nevada's masters of pomp-rock, the Killers, will record a Christmas single with piano-pop mega-star Elton John, NME.com reports [via The Sun]. Although details are unconfirmed, reports claim the yet-to-be-recorded single will be titled "Joseph, Better You Than Me," and will arrive just in time for the holiday season. A band spokesperson did not return calls by press time.

The song will be the third consecutive Christmas single the Killers have released, following 2006's cheery "A Great Big Sled" and last year's slightly-more-grim-sounding "Don't Shoot Me Santa." Brandon Flowers and Co. have previously discussed plans to release an annual Christmas single until enough material is gathered for a full-length holiday album -- although one has to imagine it will be a different Day and Age before the collection drops.

What's more is the Killers' website is currently streaming "Human," the dance-tinged first single from their forthcoming record. Listen to the entire track here. And be sure to sound off on the band's new sound in the comment section below.

00:00 00:00 No Song Selected More info
00:00 00:00
placeholder
Now Playing
  • 1 M.I.A. — Gold " 01:48
  • 2 A Sunny Day in Glasgow — Bye Bye, Big Ocean (The End) [Ice Choir Remix] " 04:35
  • 3 Azealia Banks — Heavy Metal And Reflective " 02:31
  • 4 Mystery Skulls — Paralyzed (Single Version) " 02:34
  • 5 G-Eazy — Say Ft. French Montana " 04:32
  • 6 Kevin Morby — We Did It All Wrong " 04:47
  • 7 Kiesza — Giant In My Heart (Arches Remix) " 05:50

SPIN is a member of SPIN Music Group, a division of BUZZMEDIA