“It was really hot, and I never changed clothes, never showered, and I was dressed like an old woman…”The hash cookies, the siblings confirm, were even more ruinous for their bandmates, youngest brother Jared (bass, 27) and cousin Matt (guitar, 29).“I think poor Jared and Matt rode a Ferris wheel for two hours straight one time,” laughs Nathan, “not realising what they’d got themselves into.”This, of course, is classic Kings of Leon behaviour. They amass crowds of screaming groupies, inspire lesser men to worship them and can justify total destruction of nightclubs, hotel rooms and tour buses.They also have their pick of the most desirable muse.And while you're at it, it's probably best to buy a pair.
"I'd wear a T-shirt, so I wasn't completely naked," Jared says.
Here's 13 of the most enlightening: All of the Kings go by their middle names. Singer Anthony "Caleb" Followill, drummer Ivan "Nathan" Followill, guitarist Cameron "Matthew" Followill and bassist Michael "Jared" Followill.
In their teens, the Followill boys threw parties at their dad, Ivan's house.
Tales of narcotic derring-do (or, in the case of the big-wheel-trapped Matt and Jared, derring-don’t) and hedonistic misadventure are what we’ve come to expect from the hard-partying family band from Tennessee.
It was partly because of their gung-ho enthusiasm for A Good Time, All The Time that the band’s southern-fried rock’n’roll was embraced more quickly in the UK than anywhere else.
Deep backstage at the city’s Ziggo Dome, an hour before showtime, Kings of Leon are recalling the first time they played Amsterdam.
Or, they’re trying to.“I don’t think anyone can remember the first time they played Amsterdam,” chuckles drummer Nathan Followill, who will celebrate his 35th birthday later this month on the road in Sweden with the band.“I do,” says his brother Caleb with a ruminative rub of his beard (“I’m going for a Jim Morrison thing”).
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The singer and his wife, a Victoria's Secret model, were married in Santa Barbara in May after dating for two years.
In fact, if a biker boot can ever be described as elegant then surely this is it.
However, you should still take a leaf out of the Slimane style manual when it comes to how to wear these puppies. Her father is an illustrator who designed The Rolling Stones’ album artwork, half-brother Miles is a world renowned fashion photographer, half-sister Saffron is a former Ralph Lauren model and younger sister Ruby is a model and singer.