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Because Of The Times ~ Kings of Leon
Because Of The Times ~ Kings of Leon
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The first two KoL albums were packed with catchy numbers that that were reminiscent of the 70's Southern rock sound of Lynryd Skynryd and America. although many of these tracks were compact and accessible, too many of the songs on these albums seemed to pass the listener by not possessing longevity. The new album on the other hand is consistent throughout and far tighter in terms of production values. It may take the more naive listeners a while to get into many of the songs, such as the slow-burning 'Ragoo' and 'Arizona', which turns out to be one of the greatest songs on the album after a few listens but given patience the album provides rewards.

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