Did the killers cover Romeo and Juliet?

Did the killers cover Romeo and Juliet?

The Killers have covered Dire Straits’ ‘Romeo And Juliet’. The cover was shown on an episode of the Channel 4 series ‘Live From Abbey Road’. Frontman Brandon Flowers called the 1981 UK Top Ten single “one of the best songs I’ve ever heard”.

Is Romeo and Juliet a sad song?

The song “Romeo and Juliet” by Johnny Drille is a song written very well and is slow. The kind of rhythm in this song makes everyone want to love. It’s love but sad story of young lovers. In the music, you feel as if you are there, making the song more interesting.

Who was the song Romeo and Juliet written about?

The song itself, written by Knopfler, was inspired by his failed romance with Holly Vincent, lead singer of the short-lived band Holly and the Italians. The song speaks of a Romeo who is still very much in love with his Juliet, but she now treats him like “just another one of [her] deals”.

What song would Romeo listen to?

Rhythm of Love is a song Romeo would listen to simply because he can relate. He would also listen to it because it is a love song and he is described as a romantic.

How old was Juliet?

A 13-year-old girl, Juliet is the only daughter of the patriarch of the House of Capulet. She falls in love with the male protagonist Romeo, a member of the House of Montague, with which the Capulets have a blood feud. The story has a long history that precedes Shakespeare himself.

How does song suffocate relate to Romeo and Juliet?

I feel this song relates to Romeo and Juliet, because of the way they hate to be away from each other. It states in the song “I suffocate when you’re away from me” and just after that “I’m going outta my mind”, just like how Romeo went crazy when he got banished from Verona and was separated from Juliet.

What year was Romeo and Juliet released by Dire Straits?

1980Romeo And Juliet / Released

Who sang Juliet in 1964?

The Four PenniesJuliet – Re-Recording (by Original Artist) / Artist