Battle Born will be the fourth studio album by Las Vegas-based American rock band The Killers, scheduled for release on September 18, 2012.
On June 7, 2012, The Killers released a trailer for this new album. The first single is “Runaways”, and received its first radio play on July 10, 2012 and on Tuesday night (July 24) they played an unforgettable show in New York City for a taping of the public television series Live from the artists Den. The performance which will air as part of the upcoming fifth season of the acclaimed concert series, took place at the magnificent Chinatown landmark Capitale, designed by Stanford White in the 19th century: 600 invited guests, a complete success.
Songs recorded for the album include “Battle Born”, “Runaways” , “Miss Atomic Bomb”, “Heart of a Girl”, “Flesh and Bone”, “Carry Me Home”, “Here On Out”, “Here With Me” and “Rising Tide”. During recording the band worked with producers Steve Lillywhite, Damian Taylor, Brendan O’Brien, Stuart Price and Daniel Lanois. The album is currently being mixed by Alan Moulder who also worked on the band’s first two albums.