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Direct Hits [Deluxe Edition]

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  • Audio CD (11 Nov 2013)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Deluxe Edition
  • Label: VIRGIN EMI
  • ASIN: B00F5HWC7W
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  Vinyl  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (96 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 388 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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To celebrate their first decade together, The Killers have collected together their greatest hits for Direct Hits. This deluxe version includes three bonus tracks.

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DELUXE EDITION : 2013 hits collection featuring 'Mr Brightside','Somebody Told Me','Read My Mind' & more including 2 new tracks + 3 extra tracks, including a demo of 'Mr Brightside' & a Calvin Harris remix.

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58 of 63 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Here's to the next ten years! 11 Nov 2013
By ReviewBlog51 TOP 500 REVIEWER
Format:Audio CD
Please note: This is a review of the standard single CD version, there is however a double set (Direct Hits (Super Deluxe)) available which contains ONLY three songs: 'Mr. Brightside (Original Demo)', 'When You Were Young (Calvin Harris Remix)' and 'Be Still'.

I found it quite difficult to believe at first that The Killers have been around for a decade, as I can still very clearly remember watching them perform 'Somebody Told Me' live on television as the song was climbing up the UK charts. I also recall rushing out to buy their debut album 'Hot Fuss', which became the soundtrack to my pre teen years. To celebrate this milestone, we now have 'Direct Hits', an eagerly awaited official compilation which consists of mostly just that - their greatest hits.

The songs are presented in chronological order, tracks 1-4 are from the aforementioned debut, 5-7 are taken the second album 'Sam's Town' (my personal favourite), 8-10 appear on 'Day & Age', my least favourite album but 'Human' is a classic, tracks 11-13 feature on the band's brilliant fourth album 'Battle Born' (2012), and the final two tracks: 'Shot at the Night' and 'Just Another Girl', are new songs which debut on this collection.

This CD is an excellent introduction to the band's music, with well chosen tracks. My only tiny criticism is that I would have preferred to have had 'Bones' (from 'Sam's Town') over 'A Dustland Fairytale' ('Day & Age'), it was a bigger hit and a superior song. If you haven't (God forbid!) bought an album by the Killers before, this is a good place to start.
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17 of 20 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars the killers direct hits super deluxe 12 Nov 2013
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
totally agree with baldeagle what a rip off amazon an extra 8 quid for 3 poxy tracks when you advertised it 2and 3 weeks before it was released it said cd and dvd no dvd what a dissapointment.save your monuy folks and get the 15 track cd for £10 in your local tesco.
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21 of 25 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars No DVD, what a disappointment. 14 Nov 2013
Format:Audio CD
My husband pre-ordered this for me because I said I would like the Killers greatest hits with the DVD for Christmas. I am a Killers fan so already have most of the songs on here on my Ipod. However the promise of a DVD too was what made me ask him to buy me the more expensive super deluxe version which he did. I waited for this present for weeks and when it arrived today I was confused to say the least when it only had a CD in it. If we had been told clearly through an email that the DVD was being withdrawn, we would not have bothered pre-ordering or paying the higher price for it. This is the second time Amazon have let us down in a week as we tried to purchase something else that turned out to have been put on at the wrong price. I would like to know why the DVD was not there.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Killers 25 Jan 2014
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Love The Killers Brandon Flowers Is A Brilliant Singer I Would Love To See Them Live One Day May Be.
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16 of 20 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars description doesn't match item 13 Nov 2013
By nahemah
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
Of course The Killers are amazing and this greatest hits compilation contains excellent songs but be warned I pre ordered this version a while ago as it stated it included a DVD documentary and 3 extra tracks, on release day the description changed and the DVD part was taken off, I received it today and there are only 2 bonus tracks, if I had known this I wouldn't have ordered this expensive "super deluxe" version.
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15 of 19 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars 3 extra tracks rip off. 11 Nov 2013
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
super deluxe version eh? 3 extra tracks only. no dvd. total rip off. 8 extra quid. totally not worth it.
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1.0 out of 5 stars Complete con 14 Nov 2013
By SJ
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
Misleadingly advertised as the Super Deluxe version, the actual album I received is same as standard album, just 3 extra tracks. Paid £18 for this, it's on sale on tesco.com for £12
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5.0 out of 5 stars Killers Alternative/Indie Rock Singles 19 April 2014
Format:Audio CD
I admit that I originally saw the Direct Hits by the Killers featured online and was undecided on whether or not to get it. However, I went ahead with purchasing this after spotting a this type of cd at my job. By the time I finalized my decision on obtaining it I had went ahead with ordering Direct Hits by The Killers (deluxe version) through Walmart’s website online. I am a little familiar with this group after hearing a couple of songs on the radio around 2004/2005 when I was living in California (through the United States Navy). Direct Hits by the Killers contains some of their well- known hits such as Mr. Brightside and Somebody Told Me. Obviously, I like both of those songs. Although, Shot At The Night and Be Still are also some of the songs that caught my attention from this collection. Direct Hits by the Killers is great for those who are opening to listening to alternative rock music.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant!
This is my most recent music purchase and I'm so pleased with it. What a great album, a good purchase!
Published 1 day ago by Hellywelly
5.0 out of 5 stars Vinyl is killing mp3
I have this on vinyl, but at half this price. Bought direct from UVinyl when it was first released. Just like The Jam vinyl box. Read more
Published 16 days ago by Mark
5.0 out of 5 stars really good hits album
Bought this for my car. Great best songs from albums also new tracks good. Saves taking all albums and selecting track. Doesn't replace albums but good selection.
Published 20 days ago by Lesley Ellis
5.0 out of 5 stars Best album ever purchased
An amazing album which I keep playing over and over again! Plug in on train and struggle to sit still...fantastic purchase!!
Published 28 days ago by Sean Davis
5.0 out of 5 stars What's not to love?
The Killers are one of those bands that you can't help love, they have produced brilliant songs for years and this collection is a true testament to their skill.
Published 29 days ago by Paul Brewer
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant
A great CD and an excellent service, arrived with 2 days after order even though it was meant to take 1 week.
All the best of The Killers songs in a great quality. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Kelsi
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic!
Love The Killers and this album is great, about 2 songs from every studio album they have done and it's a great compilation. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Ali
5.0 out of 5 stars Sickkkk CD
Really good CD. Exactly as described. Would recommend the CD to anyone and is very good valuable for money. Buy it.
Published 1 month ago by Chloe Plant
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant cd
I like the killers but only like their hits which is why I bought this cd. glad I bought it
Published 1 month ago by Teresa Killen
5.0 out of 5 stars Killers Direct Hits
A great album with a great collection of tracks from over the years. Good mix of Rock and pop from different albums.
Published 1 month ago by Chip
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