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Kings of Leon, Hyde Park

Kings of Leon, Hyde Park

Tennessee brothers and cousin whip a muddy crowd into frenzy

Revolver Entertainment

Brothers Caleb, Nathan and Jared Followill and their cousin Matthew Followill, better known as Kings of Leon, have come a long, long way from their humble Tennessee roots in the last 12 years. In London last night playing to a 65,000-strong crowd in the same week that a documentary charting their rise hits cinemas, the contrast between the life they were born into and the one they have carved out couldn’t be more marked.

The contrast between the life they were born into and the one they have carved out couldn’t be more marked

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I think hardcore KOL fans and those looking to know the band better can both love and appreciate Talihina Sky, released 11/1. I love their music, but I had NO idea their story was anything like what it is. These guys beat the odds, broke away and make really awesome music. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=y42_cd6Bgjc

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