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Direct Hits

12 Feb 2014 | Format: MP3

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Song Title
Time
Popularity  
1
3:43
2
3:17
3
3:56
4
5:01
5
3:38
6
4:06
7
3:32
8
4:05
9
4:44
10
3:44
11
4:03
12
4:53
13
3:50
14
4:01
15
4:21
16
4:20
17
6:12
18
4:33


Product details

  • Label: Virgin EMI
  • Copyright: (C) 2013 The Island Def Jam Music Group
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  • Total Length: 1:15:59
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  • ASIN: B00G8RSB8W
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (118 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 12,134 in MP3 Albums (See Top 100 in MP3 Albums)

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60 of 65 people found the following review helpful By ReviewBlog51 TOP 500 REVIEWER on 11 Nov 2013
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 By vegasman on 12 Nov 2013
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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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22 of 26 people found the following review helpful By Natalie Burgess on 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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16 of 20 people found the following review helpful By nahemah on 13 Nov 2013
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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 By baldeagle on 11 Nov 2013
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super deluxe version eh? 3 extra tracks only. no dvd. total rip off. 8 extra quid. totally not worth it.
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By d leslie on 14 July 2014
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Very good album
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By stevec on 6 July 2014
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great sounds
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By Peter John Nash on 6 July 2014
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Great value for money .
No complaints .
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