The Killers release political song ‘Land of the Free’ with video by Spike Lee

Washington (CNN)The Killers cover political topics from the border wall to mass incarceration on their new song “Land of the Free.”

Lead singer Brandon Flowers said in a note posted to Instagram that the idea for the song began after the Sandy Hook shooting in 2012.

“In the months and years that followed, America would be hit with an onslaught of more mass shootings of innocents and too many examples of racial injustice to ignore,” he wrote.

Flowers credited Ava DuVernay’s “13th,” a film…

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