Youth & Young Manhood

Album Review of Youth & Young Manhood by Kings of Leon.

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Youth & Young Manhood

Kings of Leon

Youth & Young Manhood by Kings of Leon

Release Date: Aug 19, 2003
Record label: RCA
Genre(s): Rock, Alt-Country

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Youth & Young Manhood - Exceptionally Good, Based on 1 Critics

The Guardian - 100
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100

Sons of a preacher man and disciples of punk, the Kings of Leon are Tennessee boys who rejected their religious roots in favour of sex, drugs and old-fashioned rock'n'roll. Clinging to their retro influences with a toddler's tenacity, their debut is a Kerouac-styled, lust-propelled journey into emergent adulthood. Using and abusing passionate gospel, country sweetness and filthy guitar licks, the Kings of Leon are the kind of authentic, hairy rebels the Rolling Stones longed to be.

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