Kings of Leon is an American rock band that formed in Nashville , Tennessee , in The band's early music was a blend of Southern rock and blues influences, but it has gradually evolved throughout the years to include a variety of genres and a more alternative , arena rock sound. Their third album, Because of the Times , also reached the number one spot. After the release of Only by the Night in September , the band achieved chart success in the United States. The album was their first Platinum -selling album in the United States, and was also the best-selling album of in Australia , being certified platinum nine times. The band's fifth album, Come Around Sundown , was released on October 18,
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It was the second single from the band's fourth studio album Only by the Night , released on December 8, The single received heavy airplay in Scandinavia , the Republic of Ireland , Germany , the United Kingdom and Australia , where it was number one on the Official Airplay Chart for six consecutive weeks. The song has received generally positive reviews from music critics. Mikael Wood of Entertainment Weekly called "Use Somebody" a highlight of the album, describing the song as "a too-cool hipster's cry for comfort". In the United States, "Use Somebody" became the band's mainstream breakthrough.
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Writing for the band's fourth album commenced just days after the release of their third, Because of the Times. Only by the Night experienced commercial success, peaking inside the top 10 of over 10 different countries. The album was certified the best-selling album in Australia, certified nine times platinum. It also went on to be the highest selling album of in Australia, the third best selling album of in the UK, winning two Brit Awards , and the 18th best-selling album of the s in the UK.
The discography of Kings of Leon , an American rock band, consists of seven studio albums , one live album , two compilation albums , one video album , five extended plays , 24 singles , one promotional single and 15 music videos. As of the band has sold over 21 million albums worldwide and 38 million singles. In March , the band's third album Because of the Times was released, peaking at number 25 on the Billboard and topping the Irish , New Zealand and UK albums charts.