History Music / KingsOfLeon

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* WhatTheHellIsThatAccent: [[TwoWordsObviousTrope Two words: Caleb Followill.]] One must assume that it's at least partially Oklahoman and yet there's another type of 'twang' that makes it completely different.

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* WhatTheHellIsThatAccent: [[TwoWordsObviousTrope Two words: Caleb Followill.]] Followill. One must assume that it's at least partially Oklahoman and yet there's another type of 'twang' that makes it completely different.
12th Sep '14 8:43:15 AM MikeK
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* IdiosyncraticEpisodeNaming: So far, every album title has been a five syllable phrase.
27th Aug '14 1:42:40 PM RisefromYourGrave
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Kings of Leon is an American rock band that originated in Albion, Oklahoma but formed in Nashville, 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.

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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Kings '''Kings of Leon Leon''' is an American rock band that originated in Albion, Oklahoma but formed in Nashville, 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.

The band's early music was an upbeat blend of Southern rock SouthernRock and blues {{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.

!!Discography!!Discography:



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!!Tropes:!!"These tropes are on fire":
* BookEnds: "Use Somebody"; Caleb starts and ends with "I've been roaming around/Always looking down/At all I see".



* BreakUpSong: "Closer"

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* BreakUpSong: "Closer""Closer".



* CarefulWithThatAxe: "Charmer" and "Crawl"
* EpicRocking: "I Want You" and "Cold Desert"
* IntercourseWithYou: "Sex On Fire"
* MoodWhiplash: "Sex On Fire"/"Use Somebody"
* NewSoundAlbum: ''Only by the Night''
* OneHitWonder: "Use Somebody" was their only song to be played on most pop stations, but the band's popularity is comparable to a big name artist and not the typical one-hit wonder.

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* CarefulWithThatAxe: "Charmer" and "Crawl"
"Crawl" .
* EpicRocking: "I Want You" and "Cold Desert"
Desert".
* IntercourseWithYou: "Sex On Fire"
on Fire".
* MoodWhiplash: "Sex On on Fire"/"Use Somebody"
Somebody".
* NewSoundAlbum: ''Only by the Night''
* OneHitWonder: "Use Somebody" was their only song to be played on most pop stations, but the band's popularity is comparable to a big name artist and not the typical one-hit wonder.
Night''.



* SubduedSection: Often

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* SubduedSection: OftenOften.


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->"I've been roaming around\\
Always looking down\\
At all I see..."
8th Mar '14 12:47:20 AM xXwindsofchangeXx
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* WhatTheHellIsThatAccent: [[TwoWordsObviousTrope Two words: Caleb Followill.]] One must assume that it's at least partially Oklahoman and yet there's another type of 'twang' that makes it completely different.
11th Feb '14 4:33:37 AM MyTrainIsOff
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* ''Mechanical Bull'' (2013)
23rd Nov '12 8:12:16 AM RisefromYourGrave
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* BandOfRelatives: Brothers

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* BandOfRelatives: BrothersBandOfRelatives[=/=]SiblingTeam: Three brothers [[MyFriendsAndZoidberg and their cousin]].



* BigRockEnding: Often enough
* CareFulWithThatAxe: "Charmer" "Crawl"

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* BigRockEnding: Often enough
enough.
* CareFulWithThatAxe: CarefulWithThatAxe: "Charmer" and "Crawl"



* IntercourseWithYou: "Sex On Fire"
* MoodWhiplash: Sex On Fire-Use Somebody
* NewSoundAlbum: Only By The Night

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* IntercourseWithYou: "Sex On Fire"
Fire"
* MoodWhiplash: Sex "Sex On Fire-Use Somebody
Fire"/"Use Somebody"
* NewSoundAlbum: Only By The Night''Only by the Night''



* SurprisinglyGentleSong: I Want You
* SillyLoveSongs: Use Somebody, I Want You, Be Somebody
* SiblingTeam: Brothers
* SignatureSong: "Sex On Fire" or "Use Somebody"

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* SurprisinglyGentleSong: I "I Want You
You"
* SillyLoveSongs: Use Somebody, I Want You, Be Somebody
* SiblingTeam: Brothers
* SignatureSong: "Sex On Fire" or
"Use Somebody"Somebody", "I Want You", "Be Somebody".
23rd May '12 11:45:56 AM RisefromYourGrave
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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.

!Discography
** Youth and Young Manhood (2003)
** Aha Shake Heartbreak (2004)
** Because of the Times (2007)
** Only by the Night (2008)
** Come Around Sundown (2010)
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\nThe 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 ''Because of the Times, Times'', also reached the No. 1 spot. After the release of Only ''Only by the Night 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 ''Come Around Sundown, Sundown'', was released on October 18, 2010.

!Discography
** Youth
!!Discography
* ''Youth
and Young Manhood Manhood'' (2003)
** Aha * ''Aha Shake Heartbreak Heartbreak'' (2004)
** Because * ''Because of the Times Times'' (2007)
** Only * ''Only by the Night Night'' (2008)
** Come * ''Come Around Sundown Sundown'' (2010)
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* OneHitWonder: "Use Somebody" was their only song to be played on most pop stations, but the band's popularity is comparable to a big name artist and not the typical one-hit wonder.



* SignatureSong: "Sex On Fire"

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* SignatureSong: "Sex On Fire"Fire" or "Use Somebody"
5th Apr '12 7:01:46 AM MyTrainIsOff
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* CareFulWithThatAxe: "Charmer"

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* CareFulWithThatAxe: "Charmer""Charmer" "Crawl"
5th Apr '12 6:54:59 AM MyTrainIsOff
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Kings of Leon is an American rock band that originated in Albion, Oklahoma but formed in Nashville, 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.


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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