cut their set short after only four songs in Manchester, England on Tuesday.
After their third song, singer Brandon Flowers
mentioned that his voice was gone. During the next song, Flowers signalled to the band that he couldn't sing, prompting the band to leave the stage.
According to Rolling Stone
, the audience took it well when an announcement was made that the show was over. They also cancelled a gig on the following night.
"Manchester, we started something we couldn't finish and we're so, so sorry"
, the band wrote on their Facebook page
, referencing the Smiths' song "I Started Something I Couldn't Finish"
. "Working on rescheduling tonight and tomorrow's shows. Will let you know new dates ASAP."
If you have tickets to their London shows at the O2 arena this Friday and Saturday, don't fret: the performances are set to go ahead as planned.
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