Brandon Flowers Opens His MoPop Set With a White Stripes Cover

INDIO, CA - APRIL 18: Musician Brandon Flowers of The Killers performs during day two of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival 2009 held at the Empire Polo Club on April 18, 2009 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Brandon Flowers

Despite ominous rain clouds and threats of cancelation, Brandon Flowers performed at Detroit’s MoPop Festival on Saturday night, and he opened his set with a thrilling cover of The White Stripes’ “Fell In Love With a Girl.” As Stereogum notes, it wasn’t the Killers frontman’s only cover — he was seen covering Spoon’s “The Underdog” in a MoPop rehearsal. Watch an admittedly too-brief Instagram video of Flowers’ cover below.

#mopopfest is BACK IN ACTION! Brandon Flowers kicking it off with a White Stripes cover! #Detroit #opportunitydetroit

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