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€˜WALLS’.

    The US band released the record last week, their seventh studio LP to date. The album title is an acronym for ‘We Are Like Love Songs’.

    ‘WALLS’ is Kings Of Leon’s first US number one album, shifting 77,000 copies in its first week. It is also the group’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 – 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 “lost their edge”, frontman Caleb Followill replied: “If 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 you’d wanna watch!”

    “What 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 we’re doing a little more and if that’s losing your edge… maybe, I dunno. When you look at the bands that still had their edge, most of them, their music is shit so it doesn’t fucking matter about the edge.”

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