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#KOL Kings of Leon; Tennessee’s finest perveyors since Jack Daniels

Caleb, Nathan, Jared, Matthew(cuz)

What is it about the Kings of Leon?

They just rock! Rarely does a band come along that puts so much blood, guts and passion into their music (maybe that’s because they’re family, oh yeah….think “Son of a Preacher Man” only it’s “Sons of a Preacher Man”…and a cousin LOL!) their father was Leon, the preacher, hence “Kings of Leon”, and aren’t we glad Preacher Leon had these three kings!
They are sooooo my favorite band right now (for awhile now actually), and can’t wait to see them live for myself. I’ve heard, During live shows they aren’t ones to jump around and put on a gaga-ish show, no, these southern boys are all about the music, and THANK GOD! Finally! A band who knows what putting out good music means…yessiree Bob, Kings of Leon are Tennessee’s finest purveyors since Jack Daniels! I think I’ll have another shot of those fine southern boys thank you!
Click here for an AWESOME interview with Caleb Followill…it’s great!
Read on for more #KOL news… and this summer’s TOUR DATES (at end of post)

Kings of Leon will debut their new documentary, Talihina Sky, in the UK on 25 June. Read about the US debut here

a few of my fave #KOL Songs (click on each one to see video) : Closer! (so sexy!) Ragoo , Camaro, Be Somebody, Pyro, Radioactive , Charmer, True Love Way

-more #KOL News;

Jared Blake Rocks His Way Through Kings of Leon’s ‘Use Somebody’ on ‘The Voice’ (see vid below)

Kings of Leon will debut their new documentary, Talihina Sky, in the UK on 25 June.

The band says the movie, which charts their rise to success, will have its European premiere at the Edinburgh Film Festival.

Talihina Sky tracks the Kings of Leon’s strict Pentecostal upbringing in Oklahoma and Tennessee.

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I think people will be surprised at how comfortable we are at people seeing stuff most people wouldn’t want to be seeing. But we’ll see how it goes

Nathan Followill

It then follows their transformation into one of the biggest rock bands in the world.

Drummer Nathan Followill said the band had never envisioned material gathered over a 10-year period making it to the silver screen.

“We filmed the documentary for the last 10 years of our lives, just goofing off,” he said.

“We didn’t know it would be anything more than just home movies, but it turned out to be something a lot bigger.

“We didn’t hold anything back. We definitely put ourselves out there. I think people will be surprised at how comfortable we are at people seeing stuff most people wouldn’t want to be seeing. But we’ll see how it goes.”

READ the rest here.

 James Waktins wrote a great piece about #KOL about them performing at the RICOH arena in the West Midlands:

here’s a snippet:

Playing to over 30,000 revellers, frontman Caleb Followill was in superlative form, offering solace to those who’d braved the miserable Bank Holiday weather.

His four-piece band opened with a thunderous Four Kicks, then mesmerized the RICOH with a jaunty race through their impressive back catalogue.

Offering an impressive 25 songs in two hours, KOL blazed through their seasoned earlier works, with Taper Jean Girl, The Bucket and a raucious version of Spiral Staircase, before offering some anthemic sing-along cheer to newbie fans, including Revelry and Fans. Bringing the tone down a notch with latest single, Back Down South, the Kings gave their army of revellers every reason to stand back and listen in awe. They are a throwback to a different age, when fashion and stage craft counted for nought and tunes were everything.The Followill family thrilled their fans with other highlights, including Charmer, Pyro and the mega-anthem Use Somebody, before the spine-tingling encore of Sex On Fire rumbled through the arena’s footings.The Kings ended the night with Black Thumbnail and as a huge shower of fireworks lit up the rainy night sky, KOL left the stage to a rapturous roar.

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1 of my faves:



July 2011
25 – Orange Beach, AL – The Wharf
27 – Atlanta, GA – Aaron’s Lakewood Amphitheater
29 – Dallas, TX – Gexa Energy Pavilion
30 – Houston, TX – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
02 – Tampa, FL – 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre
05 – West Palm Beach, FL – Cruzan Amphitheater
05 – Charlotte, NC – Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
06 – Virginia Beach – Farm Bureau Live
09 – Washington DC – Jiffy Lube Live
10 – Wantagh, NY – Nikon @ Jones Beach
12 – Camden, NY – Susquehanna Bank Center
13 – Hartford, CT – Comcast Theatre
16 – Buffalo, NY – Darien Lake PAC
17 – Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center
19 – Boston, MA – Comcast Center
20 – Saratoga, NY – Saratoga Performing Arts Center
23 – Detroit, MI – DTE Energy Center
24 – Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
26 – Chicago, IL – First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
27 – Indianapolis, IN – Verizon Wireless Music Center
29 – Bonner Springs, KS – Sandstone Amphitheater
31 – Denver, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheatre
01 – Denver, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheatre
03 – Las Vegas, NV – Mandalay Bay
04 – San Diego, CA – Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre
06 – Phoenix, AZ – Ashley Furniture Home Store Pavilion
08 – Irvine, CA – Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
10 – Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre
12 – Seattle, WA – Key Arena


About Candice Collins

I love helping people heal themselves. Whether that's through body, mind, or spirit, we all need a helping hand sometimes. I'm also owner/formulator of Yellowstar Essentials custom natural beauty- home -and health products, also a database builder of a telcom auditing business, a freelance writer, an Aromatherapy enthusiast, and a part-time waitress. I just love life and way too many things to list them all here.



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