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    Kings of Leon

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    Genre:Indie, Rock, Alternative
    Rank:70 history »
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    4.8/5 from 15 users
    Albums:12
    Songs:93

    Most Popular Songs (more)

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    282
    Walls lyrics
    2
    355 5.0/5
    Waste a Moment lyrics
    3
    2,199 4.9/5
    Sex On Fire lyrics
    4
    3,471 4.7/5
    Use Somebody lyrics
    5
    9,236 5.0/5
    Red Morning Light lyrics
    6On The Chin lyrics
    7
    5.0/5
    Comeback Story lyrics
    8
    5.0/5
    No Money lyrics
    9
    4.0/5
    Spiral Staircase lyrics
    10Head To Toe lyrics

    Most Popular Albums (more)

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    11 4.5/5
    Walls (We Are Like Love Songs) [2016]
    2
    681
    Aha Shake Heartbreak [2005]
    3
    698
    Youth And Young Manhood [2003]
    4
    1,391 4.0/5
    Only By The Night [2008]
    5
    3,284 5.0/5
    Mechanical Bull [2013]
    6
    4,719 4.6/5
    Come Around Sundown [2010]
    7
    8,743
    Because Of The Times [2007]
    8Holy Roller Novocaine [2003]
    9The Collection Box
    10
    5.0/5
    Day Old Belgian Blues [2006]

    Biography

    Kings of Leon is an American rock band that formed in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee in 1999. The band is composed of brothers Anthony Caleb Followill (b. January 14, 1982, lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Ivan Nathan Followill (b. June 26, 1979, drums, percussion, backing vocals) and Michael Jared Followill (b. November 20, 1986, bass guitar, backing vocals), with their cousin Cameron Matthew Followill (b. September 10, 1984, lead guitar, backing vocals). The group is named for their grandfather Leon from Talihina, Oklahoma .[1]

    The band's early music was an upbeat blend of Southern rock and blues influences, but it has gradually expanded over the years to include a variety of genres and a more alternative, arena rock sound. Kings of Leon achieved initial success in the United Kingdom with a total of nine Top 40 singles, two BRIT Awards in 2008, and all three of the band's albums at the time peaking in the top five of the UK Albums Chart. Their third album, Because of the Times, also reached the No. 1 spot. After the release of Only by the Night in September 2008 the band achieved chart success in the United States. The singles "Sex on Fire", "Use Somebody", and "Notion" all peaked at No. 1 on the Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart. The album itself was their first ever Platinum-selling album in the United States, and was also the best-selling album of 2008 in Australia, being certified Platinum nine times. The band's fifth album, Come Around Sundown, was released on October 18, 2010.

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