Kings Of Leon - Youth And Young Manhood - Review
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critics' view

Preacher’s sons who grew up on the road and laid down the holy-roller boogie in churches across the South, Kings of Leon come by their scuffed, scruffy sound honestly. But the title of their debut album, Youth and Young Manhood, is slightly misleading. One would expect these little red roosters, who range in age from sixteen to twenty-three, to be strutting their fine stuff with hyperexuberance, the outsize virility of boys testing their boundaries and the world’s. But instead, they come on like old-school greasers who’ve been around long enough to know how to savor a moment.

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