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It's a song about Brandon Flowers' parents falling in love. The title, Dustland Fairytale, alludes to the trailer park they both grew up in and that's where they fell in love.

Some of the lyrics toward the end of song hold special meaning. "Now Cinderella don't you go to sleep/ It's such a bitter form of refuge/ Don't you know the kingdom's under siege?/ And everybody needs you." Cinderella, Flowers' Mother, actually suffers from a brain tumor, and it's… read more

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  • Avatar for bloody72
    pozdrowienia z Gierałtowic
  • Avatar for ASummerKiss
    "And were the dreams roll high...And were the wind don't blow...Out here the good girls die...And the sky won't snow...Out here the bird don't sing...out here the field don't grow...Out here the bell don't ring...Out here the bell don't ring...Out here the good girls die...."
  • Avatar for duda_a
    I really love this song. I think knowing the meaning behind it makes it so much more significant and heartbreaking. He wrote it about his mom, when she fighting cancer. Tragically, she lost the battle. :( "Cinderella don't you go to sleep, it's such a bitter form of refuge. Don't you know the kingdom's under siege, and everybody needs you." Kills me. [2]
  • Avatar for Keokosfilme1
    A Dustland Fairytale.mp3 http://musicnoow.com/v/MSOu-yuclqs/a-dustland-fairytale-the-killers-lyrics-sub
  • Avatar for sancezz
    Bittersweet. Beautiful, but so sad. A celebration of life. But also a song of regret. Such great duality.
  • Avatar for kurtnirvanakris
    i love this song and album
  • Avatar for Avialy
    For me, this was the only redeeming song on an otherwise crappy album.
  • Avatar for ErikaTK
    Es perfecta ♥
  • Avatar for gav016
    One of the best things Brandon Flowers has or ever will write, incredible, especially considering the story behind it.
  • Avatar for imaginaryangie
    I really love this song. I think knowing the meaning behind it makes it so much more significant and heartbreaking. He wrote it about his mom, when she fighting cancer. Tragically, she lost the battle. :( "Cinderella don't you go to sleep, it's such a bitter form of refuge. Don't you know the kingdom's under siege, and everybody needs you." Kills me.

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