Inside The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers’ sweet relationship with his wife

The Killers play an explosive headline set in Hyde Park

The Killers are currently wowing fans on their tour which will hit Leeds and Reading Festival this weekend before continuing on to the Electric Picnic Festival in Ireland next weekend.

The band’s frontman Brandon Flowers has a larger-than-life, outgoing stage persona but that is worlds away from his quiet, happy home life with his wife Tana Mundkowsky and their three children.

Although the Mr Brightside singer has brought his stunning other half out on stage on occasion, she prefers to remain behind the scenes and little is known about her. Nevertheless, he has written many songs about her and their relationship, including 2018’s Rut.

The couple met in a thrift store called Buffalo Exchange in Las Vegas when she was just 20 and he was 21.

This was before he found fame with the band, and he was actually shopping for an outfit for the group’s first-ever gig.

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Speaking to GQ Magazine in 2017, Brandon revealed that he wasn’t one to share his number with just anyone and said his wife insisted she was the same. However, on the day they met, she was “brave enough” to share it with him.

They nearly didn’t get together though, as he later got cold feet and deliberated on whether he’d look “too desperate” if he called.

Thankfully, he picked up the phone and the couple have been together ever since marrying in 2005.

Poignantly as the couple prepared to move from Las Vegas to Utah in 2017, they found the note with her number and they still had the page from which it was ripped, which it still fit perfectly.

The couple welcomed their first son, Ammon, in July 2007 and their second, Gunner, in 2009. They completed their family with one more boy, Henry, in April 2011.

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Their sons finally got to see what daddy does for a living when they attended their first Killers concert at London’s Hyde Park in July 2017.

While their life may seem idyllic, Brandon has admitted that his wife’s battle with mental health issues led to him cancelling solo shows back in 2015.

Speaking to Q magazine, he said: “I cancelled that tour because she got to a point – this is really hard for me to even say the words – but she was having suicidal thoughts. That was as bad as it got.”

Admitting it was a “horrible” time he says they wouldn’t have “made it” if Tana hadn’t sought treatment.

“It’s been… wild. It’s been horrible. What separates Complex PTSD from other forms is that it involves multiple traumatic events.

“It’s not just one thing that triggers it. There are so many things that have happened to her. I didn’t understand it before. And no way would we have made it without her getting help.”

Tana’s issues led to the couple relocating to Utah, where Brandon spent much of his childhood.

“The whole town [Las Vegas] is tainted for her,” he explained although he didn’t say why. “I’ve got these streets and areas that I’m nostalgic about. But to her, it might remind her of something different that triggers [her illness]. So I’m leaving my town because it’s going to be better for her.

“It’s bittersweet. But I also have great memories of being a kid in Utah. There’s a little bit more freedom there, so I’m excited. I’m looking forward to the snow with my kids and bringing home our first Christmas tree.”

The couple eventually settled in a Desertscape Retreat in the Snowy Slopes of Park City, Utah, which is about an hour from Brandon’s childhood home in Nephi.

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