Best Kings of Leon Songs

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Top songs from one of the biggest bands today. Don't agree with the list? Vote for an existing item you think should be ranked higher or if you are a logged in, add a new item for others to vote on or create your own version of this list.

The Top Ten

1
Use Somebody
I listen to this song everyday. Makes me want to hold her tight, never let her go. I can't believe that I let her go in the first time. I wish I could dedicate song to her. This one is for you Charlize. Your smile still haunts me.
A truly amazing song, the vocals are simply divine
I start my day wit this song! An absolute treat to listen to! I just can't stop explorin more songs f KOL!
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2Sex On Fire
The best song as for myself even above Use Somebody
I love everything about this song. I love the music, I love the lyrics, I love the vocals, I love the instruments, I love the followill brothers, it really reaches trough your soul. < 3 the song is fabulous. ;* really, really awesome. I could listen to it all day, all night.
This > Use Somebody, fact.

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3Closer
This is a hidden gem from Only By The Night and was the first track on that great album too. Should be in the top 5 at least! Get voting!
by far the best song, sends shivers down my spine, especially the delayed guitar riff at the start, beautiful song! much prefer this sort of stuff than their newer stuff (which I'm not a massive fan of)
the lyrics and this song song riff manage to break my heart! By far I believe this is their best song! more than Use somebody this song have more soul!
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4Pyro
Pyro is really awesome song from K.O.L., and it hurts to see such amazing song below 5.
Just feel it! ''watch her roll, can you feel it'' ;)
Awesome song guys and gals!
SO GOD. Can't believe it is ranked this low. Really LAME. Should DEFINITELY be in the top 3, it never gets old, and its really relaxing and chilling. GREAT song.
One hell of a song! Feel the vibe which comes with it...
They play better and better with time. New song is best of rest xD
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5Radioactive
Hands down the best song Kings of Leon has to offer. Its got a fantastic riff to it that just makes you want to hear it again and again!
this song made me want to listen to kol more..
This song is so powerful and has so much soul, 8th place does not give it credit, 1st or 2nd the least, most people (HC fans)just don't like the fact that is from the new album and that is the one that has catapulted them to world stardom, but hey you don't achieve world stradom with just any tune, right?
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6Knocked Up
My all time favorite song. The song has a great story, the vocals are great, and the drums are right on beat through the whole song.

Bman23

I can listen to this song on repeat for hours. The guitar riffs are so haunting and moving. Anytime I'm feeling like hell I put this on and instantly feel more at peace. I first heard it during a rough time in my life and it kept me going.
awesomazing song... just love it... " she's gonna have my babiee... " don't know the story behind it but loved it from the first beat when I heard it for the first time
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7Notion
I totally agree, this is much more powerful than Use Somebody and the riffs Rock too!
A lot of soul, not nearly as winey as their other songs. It's much more powerful.
Musically - none of the others compare to this one.
It is not only memorable - but also has a melody line that can be hummed easily and/or sung.
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8Revelry
there is something about this song which feels divine
There's something haunting about this song... It really makes me think of an old love that didn't work out and how difficult it is to find that.
I love a song that can bring back emotions that you felf when you first heard it... even it is bitterness, cause it reminds you of a girl you loved that broke up with you via text message.

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9On Call
the bass in this song is amazing, the lyrics are powerfull and to be honest the song is just an anthym, I've never heard another song like if, not mentioned here is slow night, so long my favourate x
I don't quite understand how Radioactive and Fans can be ahead of this song... have you listened to the bass?
amazing song.
gives me chills every time I hear it.
I can hear it all day long and never get tired of it!
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10The Bucket
Incredible song from their best album. Really simple but effective guitar and rhythm!
I like the drums in this song.

Bman23

Raw rock, kol at their peak. This album was in my opinion when the band found their signature sound
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The Contenders

11Cold Desert
Ahh, this one hurts your insides so bad, it's like a weight in your stomach. I'm talking about aching beauty! And bass.
This song is just great and should at least be top ten; it's from like their best album ever so if not top ten it should at least be 11th maybe 12th.
On of my favorite KOL song of al time... It speaks to your soul and cracks my heart... Amazing beautiful and simply pure perfection... Even that can't explain how perfect this song is
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12Fans
Absolutely love this song! The sound, the lyrics, everything is perfect. Classic KOL sound that we all know and love with a catchy beat and mesmorising, awe-striking guitar skills. And not to mention Caleb's beautiful voice, those high notes just turn my legs to jelly and raise the hairs on the back of my neck. Such a powerful and completely brilliant song. Definitely deserves a higher ranking.
The best! I can listen to it every day, whole day! I'm just sad cause this song doesn't have an official video, it would be awesome
This was the first song I ever heard of them and I've loved it ever since, it is really catchy and has a great beat. You can listen to this song over and over and it will never get old! Definitely deserves to be in the top 10!
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13Supersoaker
This song is just incredible..the fun drums and guitar riff...it deserves to be in the top ten!
Needs to be way higher. Easily one of their best songs. Best chorus by far
Definitely one of their best songs
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14Back Down South
Best song from Come Around Sundown.

Bman23

Very good song, really good song I'm wasted. Truly deep and sensual, me so horny hearing this! Makes my ding dong go badongdongdong
Felt like this song brought me to the south, and I experienced everything they've been through. Defiantly a 10!
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15The Face
"bury yourself away, the one and only face" this line just summons how awesome is the lyrics of this song.
That guitar solo on 2:14 is simply crazy! Listen to it while driving super fast! You will feel the thing :D
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16Arizona
Both rhythm and lead, Caleb and Matt, have amazing guitar riffs and Caleb's voice and Matt's solo is just classic. As good as knocked up and Trani
Typically Sex on Fire and Use Somebody are the top 2. With the people voting not delving further than Only By The Night. This track is my favourite due to its beautiful guitar riff and Caleb's vocal ability to completely relax. Extremely underrated track.
Amazing song, tells such a story in so few words. The rhythm of the guitar and the constant continuous best of the drum is sublime. Caleb's voice is haunting and enthralling, and sends a shiver down my spine (In a good way)
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17Manhattan
This is easily KOL's best song. I think it's the greatest song ever written. It's about friends who love one another getting togeter and just enjoying life out in the Oklahoma woods. The "I like to dance all night, and summons the day" lyric says it all: Take on the day, and then live it up at night. When I'm having a stressful day I listen to this song and it puts me in the woods with my best friends, without a care in the world.
when it starts I just get chills all over my body, sadly that when I saw them last month they didn't performed it, the lyrics, the melody everything is fantastic, hope there are others that enjoy it as I do.
I Don't know why is this one at 26 should be at top ten Has a good feel to it
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18Crawl
So underated! the guitar solo is classic! Cant belive it is at number 23! suc
Mann this is at 17! Top 5 catchiest songs of all times.. For me..
Deserves to be much higher- my first kings of leon song
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19Red Morning Light
First song I heard from them and still my favorite... back in 2004 when it was the intro for fifa 04 lol...

thatguyalex

Great guitar and lyrics. Should be top 20. So should Genius.
This is KOL at their rugged best before they sold out to the pop world
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20Black Thumbnail

WHOA HOLD ON PEOPLE. This is an awesome. The lyrics are notoriously genius and the song deserves much more than no 15.

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21I Want You
Best song I know. The beat is so awesome and I just adore the guitar here. And bass. And basically everything about this song. The lyrics are so great and always remind me of the person I love. I would make love to this song.
What the hell?! I was just skimming through the list and see 'I want you' at 34! It is by far the best kings of Leon song! Just because its not mainstream
The bass is incredibly simplistic, I could play it within 24 hours of owning a bass, yet its very memorable and sounds great. The guitr is so emotive its Amazing, the lyrics are great and are sang beautfully,this is a personal opinion as their best though, I still like the bucket, revelry,notion etc just as much.
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22The End
The melody is so deep and dark... Truly magnificient and undefining lyrics. I hope the music industry can produce more of these songs! Addictive too!
This song is amazing and the lyrics are so meaningful. Such an amazing song. I don't know why it isn't higher on the list.
This song is so deep and emotional! CanĀ't explain why this is not on top 10. Is one of my all time favourites, the drums and guitar! And the vocals are so feely touching!
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23King of the Rodeo
Best chorus I think I have ever heard. I play this song all the time and I just don't get bored of it. Please for this song because it is an amazing piece of songwriting and it's incredibly catchy. Good work guys!
Song's got a sizzle about it. More of a country rock song. The first time I listened to this song I was like man I should have it. The song's a must have for all kol fans.
Great track love the sound not a country fan but think this is great.
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24Charmer
Really dark and ear-catching song (if that's even a real phrase) bass and guitar work really well together
Amazing song, that scream is awesome!
This is what I call Rock! This song makes me scream
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26So Long, Slow Night

catchy and honestly "Use somebody" has nothing on this song. Only new k. o. l like the new material so much that they claim it's the best. Come on. seriously.

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27Pickup Truck
To me the best song they have because its so catchy and the music is super soulful. It makes me dream. Absolutely loving it. Download it now.
Just awesome the vocals are crazy catchy beat just what the kings should like
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28Milk
What is wrong with you people? LISTEN TO THIS! If you like K.O.L. the There is no way that you wont not like this song. ONE OF THE TOP 5 SONGS BY KINGS OF LEON. Absolutely brilliant! Please take two minutes to download this songs! Please! Its THAT good.
Wow, all the people that just like the mainstream KOL... Nice. Listen to their first two albums, they're AMAZING!
Great song, should be top 5 easily better than sex is on fire.
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29Taper Jean Girl
I think the best song from their best album... Although the teasers from Mechanical Bull are amazing so maybe...
This is probably the biggest hit when Kings of Leon was more of a southern band.

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30The Immortals
Come on guys, this song must be at least in the first 10, just listen to it, you will fall in love with this song.
Love this song. Usually on repeat
What a disgrace!... This songs is top 5, at least top 10!
Great singing!
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31True Love Way

Simpy the BEST of Because Of The Times after KNOCKED UP, seriusly vote for him plase and listen it

The sound is very good and the song itself has a very deep meaning inside it. Very poetic and perfectyly sang by caleb

The shi cray. True Love Way is poetic. Once you really listen to what Caleb is saying, you'll be swayed.

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32California Waiting
How is this not in the top ten? THis is the best kings of leon song. Period. Most underrated song in the history of music. Hidden gem from their debut album.
As the others have mentioned, this song's highly underrated.
Extremely underrated song. How is it not in the top ten? The instruments make an exelent fuison, the drums, the baseline, together they create an amazing song. A hidden jewel among an album full of great songs.
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33Beach Side
This is the most bogus list I have ever seen. First of all, the top 10 sucks. The two biggest radio hits are at the top... What a surprise. Kings of Leon is a great band. They have had a lot of commercial success in the United States just in their last two albums. Their earlier stuff is a lot different but better. Although, all things considered, Beach Side is the greatest KOL song around.
KOL has two different sounds; before only by the night and after only by the night. Both sounds are excellent in my opinion. It depends on what you are in the mood for. Of all the songs on all the albums, beach side is the best.
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34Wait for Me
One of the bests :')
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3517
1 word - Amazing
If you haven't already, you should listen to it!
The bass in the verse makes the whole song amazing and the lyrics are very cool too.
Favorite kol song K.
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37Be Somebody

AWESOME! Best all round song the boys have ever done! Every part of this song... The pitch harmonics by Matthew, the excellent drum beats by Nathan and the bassline and vocals make an amazing atmosphere.
VOTE NOW for Be Somebody!

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38Ragoo
The fact that this song is barely top 30 is mind blowing. Easily one of their best songs and better than their mainstream hits that shouldn't be in the top 10
Their best song, hands down
So much insight from a young KOL.
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39McFearless
One of my favorite KoL songs.
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40Beautiful War
Amazing song. Their best after pyro.
How can this be not on the list... Proboably because this is pretty much new.. It is beautiful.. Cannot be missed
This song is beautiful.
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41Molly's Chambers
This list is a joke. There older stuff was better. This is an absolute classic!
Its a disgrace that this song is so low.
EPIC SONG! Definitely top 10. Nice guitar and awesome vocals
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43Talihina Sky

My favourite Kings Of Leon song by far! Many new fans haven't heard it because it's almost hidden on "Youth & Young Manhood" after "Holy Roller Novocaine".
For me, it sums up everything I feel about my hometown, the love/hate relationship where you still have some loyalty for the place you grew up but it hasn't given you anything.

AisPower

This song is real! From before they we're famous rockstars. You can hear the desperation to get out of a certain place, this song is a must have on your drunk-playlist on Itunes, just sip a whiskey and get carried away by this song..

It screams wanting to get away, but not sure if one ever would.

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44Trani
Trani at Bonnaroo 2004, was KOL's best ever performance, and this song truly is unbelievable, way way way better than sex on fire and use somebody. If you want Kings of Leon this is the song and Where Nobody Knows
If you do not think this song deserves to be in KOL's Top 3 songs- Then you clearly do not know KOL. At all. Also, Bob Dylan likes this song. BOB DYLAN.
Absolultely, Bonnaroo 1004, is my all time favourite KOL performance, truly outstanding performance. YOU TUBE it all you Sex on Fire fans!
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45Four Kicks
This song should be in the top 10 its awesome and very good vote for it because I've go bored of sex on fire and use somebody.
Wow can't believe that all the classics are this far down four kicks is amazing
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46Mary

This is personally my favorite kings of leon song. Best guitar solo by mathew.

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47No Money
I really can't believe why is this song no.46, I mean come on guys its really amazing though its just 3 minutes I really wish if it could never end.
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48Soft

To be honest they have too many great songs but I live this song, reminds me a little of what vampire weekend does. Nonetheless I put this in a mix for my friends Christmas present

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49My Party
My Party is underrated. The drums on this track really stand out among the other songs, and the riff is just as good. It got me into Kings of Leon when I randomly picked out Because of the Times after I had heard about the band.
48th? Really?! Love the way the singer screams, the riff, So my party So my party...
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50Woo Hoo

This song is definitely one of the best, but its not really known, it has great lyrics and the sound is amazing. its really catchy and contagious.

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52Where Nobody Knows

Most underrated song ever!


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55Dusty

KOL was best at the beginning and this song is one of their best, even though not well known. Caleb's acoustic rhythm, Jared's bass and Matt's dirty blues leads are so great together. Dusty basically kicks the entire top 10's ass (except Knocked Up)

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56Rock City
Best song off of the new album
This song is special...
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59Genius
Great song! Very fun and one of the songs of the great early years of K.O.L.
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62Temple
This song is perfect! Caleb's unexpected falsetto note in the chorus gives me goosebumps, I love it!

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