Kings of Leon Unleash New Single 'Supersoaker'
Kings of Leon uncorked their new single "Supersoaker" on Wednesday, giving fans nearly four minutes of ringing guitars, raspy vocals and a driving stomp to preview their new album, "Mechanical Bull," due Sept. 24 on RCA.
"Supersoaker" was produced by Angelo Petraglia. "You've got a story you never tell," frontman Caleb Followill growls. "Down in the Delta i'm ringing bells."
The Followill brothers (and cousin) announced the new album in early June during a rain-drenched Governors Ball weekend in New York. They played "Supersoaker" during their set, which also included hits "The Bucket," "Use Somebody" and "Sex On Fire."
"Mechanical Bull" follows 2010's "Come Around Sundown," which has sold 729,000 copies to date, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The Southern rock group's 2008 breakout full-length, "Only By The Night," has sold 2.3 million copies and spawned the smash hit "Use Somebody," which won the Grammy Award for Record of the Year in 2010.