Followills plan six month sojourn

Indie giants Kings Of Leon have confirmed that they plan to take six months off the music industry.

Kings Of Leon has grown to become one of the biggest bands on the planet. The group's latest album 'Only By The Night' has dominated British charts since its release last year, with lead single 'Sex On Fire' becoming a bona fide anthem.

Touring widely, the group have even broken into the American charts with 'Only By The Night' entering the Top Ten on the Billboard countdown.

Kings Of Leon have been dogged by rumours of internal friction recently, with allegations that the Followills have fallen out. At the finale of their appearance at Reading festival the group told fans they wanted to take time off.

However in a new interview the band re-affirm their future together, but admit that they want to take a six month break.

"I'm going to sit on my couch and cry tears of joy sitting in my pants with a tub of chocolate chip cookie ice cream" Nathan Followill told Q Magazine.

"Then it's onto the golf course, a bit of fishing and some camping in the wild."

Kings Of Leon have been working on new material recently, with the band taking time to write together. It seems that the writing process could be the source of rows in the group, with the Followills demanding to all be present at sessions so songwriting royalties can be distributed accordingly.

Nathan Followill told Q Magazine that Kings Of Leon already have another album's worth of material. "We have ten songs already." he explained. "Two weeks ago we had a set-up in a dressing room in Vancouver and re-ran through them."

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