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Diffuser Top 10: Killers Keep Killing, Macca Enters the Fray


When the Killers picked their name, they must have been envisioning their eventual domination of the Diffuser Top 10 weekly video countdown. (Never mind the fact the site had yet to be launched, and that Brendan Flowers and the gang claim to have swiped the tag from a New Order video.) For the fourth straight week, ‘Shot at the Night,’ that Vegas fairytale about a hotel housekeeper finding her Prince Charming, tops our tally, besting all challengers by a large margin.

Second place goes to Sir Paul McCartney, whose star-studded ‘Queenie Eye’ video arrived last month, just ahead of his new album, ‘New.’ Rounding out the top 5 are charmingly rough-around-the-edges U.K. rockers Palma Violets, grunge stalwarts Pearl Jam and Eleanor Friedberger, who lands in our top 10 for the very first time.

Scroll down to see the full top 10, and if you don’t see your favorite clip — or heck, even if you do — VOTE! Our next poll closes at 11AM EST on Friday, Nov. 8, and you’re allowed to cast ballots once an hour. The full list of 30 eligible videos is posted over on the right, and this week, there are a handful of new entries, among them Dum Dum Girls and Best Coast. Surely one of them, if not Macca, stand a chance of slaying the Killers…


Sleigh Bells

‘Bitter Rivals’





Arcade Fire







‘Indie Cindy’






‘High Road’





Daft Punk

‘Lost Yourself to Dance’





Eleanor Friedberger

‘When I Knew’





Pearl Jam






Palma Violets

‘Rattlesnake Highway’





Paul McCartney

‘Queenie Eye’





The Killers

‘Shot at the Night’




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