Primarily inspired by new wave and punk rock music of the late 1970s and 1980s, the band have released five original studio albums: Employment (2005), Yours Truly, Angry Mob (2007), Off with Their Heads (2008), The Future Is Medieval (2011) and Education, Education, Education & War (2014), one EP Lap of Honour (2005), one compilation album Souvenir: The Singles 2004-2012 (2012) and numerous singles, including the number one hit song "Ruby".
Their album Employment enjoyed critical and commercial success with over three million copies sold. It has won the band three Brit Awards, including the award for Best British Group, a NME award for Best Album, and was shortlisted for the Mercury Prize.
Their UK hit singles include 2004 and 2005 number 9 hit "I Predict A Riot", 2007 UK number 1 hit "Ruby", which has sold over 461,000 copies, from their platinum album "Yours Truly, Angry Mob" plus a further two Top 20 singles in 2007 with "The Angry Mob" and "Everything Is Average Nowadays". In 2008, they had a UK number 5 hit with the Post-Punk Revival track "Never Miss a Beat". In total the band has sold over 1.1 million singles combined up to their 5th album. Their latest top 40 single, "Coming Home" hit number 31 in 2014. Their album Education, Education, Education & War hit number 1 in the albums chart also in 2014.
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Plus appearances from Blondie and The War On Drugs
- Jun 27, 2014
The band will close the John Peel Stage the same day
- Jun 26, 2014
More bands are to be announced for the show on July 15
- May 16, 2014
The band were filming the promo for 'Meanwhile Up In Heaven' when the 'minor incident' took place
- May 13, 2014
Kaiser Chiefs frontman nixes the possibility of coming back to BBC1 show
- May 13, 2014
Watch the official Coming Home (Lyrics) video by Kaiser Chiefs in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.
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The Leeds band try their best to continue without Nick Hodgson but all is not right on their fifth album
- Mar 28, 2014
Forget all the ‘industry-saving’ fuss, this fourth album is actually a sort of return to form, you know
- Jun 28, 2011
Off With Their Heads
- Oct 10, 2008
Never Miss A Beat
- Sep 17, 2008
Ricky and the boys’ biggest ever gig causes pandemonium. Obviously
- Jan 15, 2008
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