Kings Of Leon top UK and US album charts with 'WALLS'
2016-10-24 | Total Views: 2416 | Author: AIO News
Kings Of Leon have reached number one in the UK and US with their new album, â€˜WALLSâ€™.
The US band released the record last week, their seventh studio LP to date. The album title is an acronym for â€˜We Are Like Love Songsâ€™.
â€˜WALLSâ€™ is Kings Of Leonâ€™s first US number one album, shifting 77,000 copies in its first week. It is also the groupâ€™s fifth consecutive UK chart-topper, selling 50,000 copies last week.
The band recently announced details of a UK arena tour for February 2017. They will play five huge dates next year â€“ calling at Leeds, Birmingham, Newcastle, Liverpool and Glasgow. Scroll below to see the dates in full.
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When asked by NME recently if the band had â€œlost their edgeâ€, frontman Caleb Followill replied: â€œIf there was a movie made of our lives, in the last few years we had a lot of edge. Those are the moments in the movie that youâ€™d wanna watch!â€
â€œWhat we were doing early on was storybook, classic, what a band should be; the drugs and the booze and the girls. Now we consider what weâ€™re doing a little more and if thatâ€™s losing your edgeâ€¦ maybe, I dunno. When you look at the bands that still had their edge, most of them, their music is shit so it doesnâ€™t fucking matter about the edge.â€