Since their beginnings in Nashville in the year 2000, Kings of Leon have grown from Tennesseans in tattered jeans and mustaches playing small southern clubs to bonafide rock stars selling out arenas worldwide. And with their fifth and latest album, Come Around Sundown, the quartet have a clear message: We're here to stay.
The band graces the cover of SPIN's November issue and to commemorate, we look back at our coverage of the band through the years.
Over the course of her nearly decade-long career as Grouper, Liz Harris has become a master of all things overcast. Her ambient compositions and waterlogged ballads are like fogged-up windows — bleary enough to indicate the bleakness inside, but only its vaguest outlines. There’s suggestion of something heartbreaking, but its true shape remains occluded, unobtainable,… More »