KINGS OF LEON announce eighth studio album ‘When You See Yourself’ – Out 5th March

KINGS OF LEON announce eighth studio album 'When You See Yourself' - Out 5th March
Photo Credit: Matthew Followill

Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum selling rock band KINGS OF LEON have officially announced their highly anticipated eighth studio album When You See Yourself, set for release on 5th March.

Lead single, The Bandit is available now, with an accompanying music video that sets the sonic and visual tone for the album. The band has also made a second track, 100,000 People available as well. Recorded at Nashville’s famed Blackbird Studios and produced by Grammy Award-winning Markus Dravs (Arcade Fire, Coldplay, Florence + the Machine) the album propels Kings of Leon into 2021 with a modern evolution of their sound.

Watch the video for ‘The Bandit’ BELOW:

The album, which comes four years after the band’s UK number 1 album WALLS, has been teased in various formats over the past few weeks. The band even began announcing the album directly through their fans, with a special t-shirt mailer revealing album tracks and lyrics, using the moment to raise awareness and money for Live Nation’s Crew Nation relief fund for live music crews.

Check out the innovative social media and announcement campaign recap BELOW:

The band has launched their new merchandise line available for order through The line will include a limited edition run of the “Hero T-Shirt” that fans can purchase for their chance to receive the final one of a kind t-shirt with full lyrics to the new single, The Bandit. The band will donate 100% of “Hero T-Shirt” purchase proceeds to Live Nation’s Crew Nation relief fund for live music crews. The t-shirts will be available for one week only, ending 15 Jan.

Listen to The Bandit & 100,000 People HERE.

When You See Yourself – Tracklist

When You See Yourself, Are You Far Away
The Bandit
100,000 People
Stormy Weather
A Wave
Golden Restless Age
Time in Disguise
Claire and Eddie

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