Musician, singer, songwriter, promoter, tour manager, actor, left-handed guitar player, and DJ from Las Vegas. He is best known as the singer and songwriter for Halloween Town, which has featured members of The Killers, Louis XIV, and The Shys. Pardey is also well known for portraying Santa Claus on Don't Shoot Me Santa, a Christmas song released by The Killers in 2007, for which he also appears in the video. Pardey appeared as Santa again for The Killers in the two sequel Christmas singles, I Feel It in My Bones and Dirt Sledding. He also appears in the videos and as illustrations in the artwork for both singles.