Kings of Leon Return With Rousing Single ‘Mustang’

Kings of Leon have released a new single, “Mustang,” from the Followill crew’s upcoming new album Can We Please Have Fun. The Tennessee rock band has been teasing the song on social media all week, clearing their Instagram page except for a few posts about the track.

The LP, produced by Kid Harpoon and the band’s first as part of their new deal with Capitol Records, is due out May 10. Recorded at Nashville’s Dark Horse studio, the album is trumpeted as the one Kings of Leon have long wanted to make.

“It was the most enjoyable record I’ve ever been a part of,” Caleb Followill said in a statement. “It’s like we allowed ourselves to be musically vulnerable,” Nathan Followill added, “I love it when a rock band is not embarrassed to admit that every song doesn’t have to be on 11.”

“Mustang” is Kings of Leon’s first new music since their 2021 LP, When You See Yourself. That album, produced by Markus Dravs, marked their eighth full-length and first new album following a five-year hiatus. The band also released the album in the form of a non-fungible token (NFT), becoming the first band to ever do so.

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The band has also announced a North American tour kicking off this August:


August 14 – Austin, TX @ Moody Center
August 16 – Houston, TX @ Toyota Center
August 17 – Fort Worth, TX @ Dickies Arena
August 20 – Phoenix, AZ @ Arizona Financial Theatre
August 22 – Inglewood, CA @ Kia Forum
August 23 – Palm Springs, CA @ Acrisure Arena
August 25 – Berkeley, CA @ Greek Theatre
August 26 – Santa Barbara, CA @ Santa Barbara Bowl
August 28 – Portland, OR @ Moda Center
August 29 – Seattle, WA @ Climate Pledge Arena
August 31 – Vancouver, BC @ Rogers Arena
September 2 – Edmonton, AB @ Rogers Place
September 3 – Calgary, AB @ Scotiabank Saddledome
September 5 – Winnipeg, MB @ Canada Life Centre
September 13 – Huntsville, AL @ Orion Amphitheater
September 14 – Cincinnati, OH @ The Andrew J Brady Music Center
September 16 – Boston, MA @ MGM Music Hall at Fenway
September 18 – New York, NY @ Forest Hills Stadium
September 20 – Washington, DC @ The Anthem
September 23 – Philadelphia, PA @ TD Pavilion at The Mann
September 25 – Atlanta, GA @ State Farm Arena
September 26 – Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena
September 28 – Chicago, IL @ Huntington Bank Pavilion
October 1 – Toronto, ON @ Budweiser Stage
October 2 – Laval, QC @ Place Bell
October 5 – Bridgeport, CT @ Hartford HealthCare Amphitheater

Can We Please Have Fun Track List

  1. Ballerina Radio
  2. Rainbow Ball
  3. Nowhere To Run
  4. Mustang
  5. Actual Daydream
  6. Split Screen
  7. Don’t Stop The Bleeding
  8. Nothing To Do
  9. Television
  10. Hesitation Generation
  11. Ease Me On
  12. Seen