(Number 25), released in April 2007, found the Kings moving even further away from their short songs with immediate hooks, but the general sound and substance remained the same, with lyrics about pregnant girlfriends and black Camaros.The British love affair with the band continued, and the album debuted at Number One in the UK. singles chart when the album's second single, "Use Somebody," a plaintive ballad that showed off Caleb Followill's increasingly ragged croon, reached Number Four.The band's retro-chic look and blend of Southern boogie and gritty garage rock inspired comparisons to both Lynyrd Skynyrd and the Strokes.
The group's debut EP, (Number 113), both produced by Petraglia and Ethan Johns (son of Led Zeppelin and Who producer Glyn Johns), were released in 2003.
Caleb Followill has become a father for the first time.
The Kings Of Leon rocker's wife Lily Aldridge gave birth to their daughter yesterday morning () at Vanderbilt University & Medical Center in Nashville, a source told Us Weekly magazine.
Caleb has since been rumoured to be entering rehab in the wake of the band's hiatus.
Kings of Leon have a backstory so steeped in rock mythology that it almost sounds made up.
Jared, who had briefly attended public school, had learned about the music of the Pixies and Velvet Underground.