British Summer Time Hyde Park is delighted to reveal that the sixth and final headliner for 2017 is… The Killers!
The Las Vegas group’s summer return will give fans an early glimpse of material from their hugely anticipated new album, alongside their much-loved classics, all in the unbeatable setting of Hyde Park in what will be a UK Festival exclusive.
The Killers stormed into the UK with their 2004 debut, Hot Fuss, which went on to become one of that decade’s biggest selling albums and has since been hailed as one of the greatest debut albums of all time by Rolling Stone. Since then, each of the band’s four studio records Sam’s Town (2006), Day & Age (2008) and Battle Born (2012) has topped the UK charts, the band clocking up over 20 million album sales and headlining festivals and arenas the world over, notably joining the rarified ranks of Wembley Stadium headliners with a sold out show there in 2013.
Joining The Killers will be Mancunian rock group, Elbow. The band shot to fame with their iconic single One Day Like This in 2008. The same year, they scooped up the Mercury Prize for The Seldom Seen Kid. Their impressive last album The Take Off and Landing of Everything received rave reviews across the board in 2014, and brand new record Little Fictions, their 7th studio record, is released on February 3rd.
Also making a welcome return to the spotlight is mega pop group Tears for Fears. Over the past three decades, Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith have sold over 30 million records worldwide. They will be bringing all their hits to London for the first time in 12 years, including the #1 songs Everybody Wants To Rule The World, Shout and Mad World.
Completing the final killer line up is the dark-edged London trio, White Lies, who will no doubt be bringing anthems from their 2009 debut album To Lose My Life to the park. Fans will also be treated to soaring choruses from Friends, the new album released late last year, including the upbeat single Morning in LA.
The Killers are the sixth and final headline announcement for this year, completing the line up of the summer. Already confirmed are Phil Collins (30th June), Green Day (1st July), Justin Bieber (2nd July), Kings Of Leon (6th July), Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers (9th July) – all performing at Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park 2017!
Presale tickets will be available to fan club members. For more info on the presale, visit www.bst-hydepark.com
GENERAL ON-SALE: TICKETS GO ON SALE 9AM FRIDAY 27th JANUARY
Presale ticket prices*
£59.90 General Admission
£74.90 Priority Entry
£99.90 Premium View
£169.90 Barclaycard VIP Summer Garden
£199.90 The Terrace Grandstand
£299.90 The Ultimate Bar Experience
*general on sale prices may differ