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Kings of Leon

“That woman in mom jeans who’d never let me date her daughter? She likes my music. That’s f**king not cool.” So said Caleb Followill in 2009. Back then, a mere…

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Kings Of Leon are the ex you can’t forget about. As relationships go, it started so well – all wild passion, snogging on scuzzy street corners and staying up all…

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Youngest King of Leon Jared Followill tweeted the other day that he “CANNOT wait to lose my virginity” with his prospective wife. From the evidence of the track he has…

You remember when [a]Kings Of Leon[/a] did that video for [b]‘Radioactive’[/b]? The one that has been subtitled in the popular imagination as [b]‘The Followills’[/b] barbecue with cute black children’? And…

It’s a cliché to talk about bands making arena gigs seem intimate and certainly you’d be hard-pressed to convince the people 100ft up at the back in the Manchester MEN…

Ye gods, what dark sorcery is this? Tennessee’s hairiest and New York’s parpiest? What crazed chimera will be born of this ill-advised union? Well, you know what, by some…

Looking around at the sold-out crowd tonight at the city’s prestigious Madison Square Garden, you could see these packed seats as a vindication. It’s heartening for longtime followers to witness…

They’ve never exactly been over-burdened by insight. “We’ve figured out the formula,” asserted Nathan Followill when his band spoke to NME a few weeks back. “The harder you work, the…

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They’re just pissing it out now. You want grand, brooding melancholy slashed with moments of surging white heat? Nae problem, Caleb’ll whip you up something this afternoon. It helps that…

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Just for a second, imagine Caleb Followill shimmying into the slimy shoes of Huey Morgan from long-forgotten pimp-funkers Fun Lovin’ Criminals. Because just as Huey was fond of giving out,…

R emember Kings Of Leon? Or has it been too long? They were Tennessee’s very own apple-shaking, cinnamon-throwing, gak-hoovering answer to The Waltons, raised in the not-so-spacious backseat of a…

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Our favourite hirsute backwater brothers are back with this dirt-road march through country rock wild-lands. The drrrty south desert rock comes in many forms – a Beach Boys harmonic break,…