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Kings Of Leon: Mechanical Bull

Ian Gittins, Virgin Media Music, September 2013

THREE YEARS AGO, things were looking distinctly bleak for the arena-filling Nashville rockers. Following a sub-par fifth album, Come Around Sundown, that singer Caleb Followill now admits he had "largely checked out for", their world tour was cut short when Caleb stormed off stage halfway through a show in Texas and never came back.

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