Kings to take half-year hiatus

Kings to take half-year hiatus

Kings of Leon are going to take six months off to eat ice cream.

The band - who have played shows across the world this year – have revealed they want to have a break from the music industry to allow them to relax and refocus before they release their next album.

Drummer Nathan Followill said: “I’m going to sit on my couch and cry tears of joy sitting in my pants with a tub of Famous Amos chocolate chip cookie ice cream.

“Then it’s onto the golf course, a bit of fishing and some camping in the wild.”

However, the group has already penned several tracks for a new album.

Nathan explained: “We have 10 songs already. Two weeks ago we had a set-up in a dressing room in Vancouver and re-ran through them.”

Until it is released, band member Matthew plans to go camping and has hinted he might get married to his girlfriend Johanna Bennett.

He told Q magazine: “Camping in Montana, with some fishing. In fact that would make the world better for everyone. Everyone should come.

“I don’t think we’re that far off marriage and kids ourselves.”

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