Kings Of Leon Playing New Music On Tour

By Doug Lazy on July 19, 2010

Label reps and management for [lastfm]Kings Of Leon [/lastfm]are on edge as they have been hitting the stage this summer on tour.  You wonder why? Well according to, Kings of Leon have been using new material from their upcoming untitled album during their sets. RCA, the label Kings Of Leon is on, prefers that they hold off from performing new music till the release the new album. But the group would not have it any other way. Click the more to read what the band thinks…

“If we were to go out there and play a concert and not play new music, it would feel like we had our hands tied, and I think we would be bored with the show,” frontman Caleb Followill

Kings of Leon has so far premiered four songs slated for the followup to 2008’s platinum and Grammy Award-winning “Only By the Night,” which have been identified with the working titles “Mary,” “Immortals,” “Radioactive” and “Southbound.” Nathan Followill said the group has been careful to choose “the ones we have together the best and feel the most comfortable playing,” but there’s the possibility that — with the band on the road until Sept. 23 in North America, plus a pair of V Festival performances Aug. 21-22 in the U.K. — more might make their way into the set lists.

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