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"It’s about a football player from my high school,"  explains Brandon. "Teachers favour the football players and wrestlers. It’s made known: these guys are special. In fact, the teachers encouraged the hierarchy, as a lot of them were coaches too."

'Andy…' is sung from the point of view of a stalker, who eyes the titular jock on the field, admires his plaques in the school hall and grows jealous of his girlfriend. Brandon says it's “a song for a loner”.

"The longhairs and the musicians,"  remembers Brandon, “they would get treated the worst by the sportsmen and coaches. They were always bullied.”

So are The Killers getting back at the jocks?

"No," smiles Brandon, "just taking a new look."

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