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Kings Of Leon New Album Influenced By Radiohead
Ben Hewitt , August 28th, 2009 07:07

Thin Lizzy and The Band also influences

Kings of Leon have revealed that Radiohead, Thin Lizzy and The Band have influenced the recording of their new album.

Drummer Nathan Followill told Billboard that the band were making progress on the record and had "eight or ten ideas kicking around".

He said: “The new stuff is all over the place. I call it 'Aha Shake ...' but by guys that are a little grown-up and a little better at their instruments.

“There's stuff that sounds like Radiohead. There's stuff that sounds like Thin Lizzy. There's stuff that sounds like The Band.”

He also revealed that the band were able to be more experimental due to the success of their previous album, adding: “We're pretty much to the point now where ... we can be experimental and try stuff we would've been scared to death to try on the first couple of records. Now we find ourselves being a little more adventurous."