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Album Of The Week: Kings of Leon | When You See Yourself

The Nashville rockers play it cool & reflective on their understated eighth album.

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE:Grammy-winning, multi-platinum selling rock band Kings of Leon’s eighth studio album When You See Yourself was recorded at Nashville’s famed Blackbird Studios. Produced by Grammy Award winner Markus Dravs (Arcade Fire, Coldplay, Florence + the Machine), the album propels Kings of Leon into 2021 with a modern evolution of their sound.

Since their debut in 2003, Kings of Leon (Caleb (guitar/vocals), Nathan (drums), Jared (bass) and Matthew Followill (guitar)) have released seven albums — Youth & Young Manhood (2003), Aha Shake Heartbreak (2004), Because of the Times (2007), Only by the Night (2008), Come Around Sundown (2010), Mechanical Bull (2013), WALLS (2016) — that have sold over 20 million albums and nearly 40 million singles worldwide. The band have had five singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, all seven of their studio albums on Billboard’s Top 200 list and two singles that reached #1 on Modern Rock radio. With the release of WALLS, the band garnered their first-ever No. 1 album debut on the Billboard Top 200. In addition, they have had eight Grammy nominations, three Grammy Award wins, three NME Awards, two Brit Awards, and one Juno Award. They have toured all over the world, playing at top venues and headlining major festivals such as Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits and Glastonbury.”