Brandon Flowers of the Killers spoke with MTV News minutes after he turned on his laptop to discover “a really terrible e-mail” from the band’s former drummer, claiming that he wrote their current hit single, ‘Mr. Brightside.’ “This guy who was in my band a long time ago is trying to sue us,” he sighed. “We wrote ‘Mr. Brightside’ a long, long time ago, when we had a different drummer. He had nothing to do with it, but his wife is a lawyer, so she just sent a letter to our lawyer. Wow. You always hear about people coming out of the woodwork once you get big, but this is … wow.” Read more.
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