Quote: "I'd hide their names throughout the lyrics. It was a great song but it was a folksy-sounding song and the rest of the record is more fast paced, rock 'n' roll, so it didn't make the cut." Kings Of Leon frontman Caleb Followill proved he is now a real family man by incorporating the names of the band's wives and children, including his daughter Dixie Pearl, in a song for their new album Mechanical Bull.
Quote: "If they had, they knew I would have laughed at that. I have way too strong of a will to ever need to go somewhere." Kings Of Leon star Caleb Followill dismisses reports suggesting his bandmates ordered him to rehab after falling ill during a Dallas, Texas gig in July, 2011, and walking offstage.
Quote: "Back then, we were trying to do something that people remember. Now I'm trying to do something that makes my daughter proud. One day, hopefully I'll still be here, but if I'm not, she'll be like, 'My dad was f**kin' cool.'" Kings Of Leon frontman Caleb Followill on what drives him to make music.
Quote: "My husband's going on tour for the summer, so that's where I'll be! It's a family affair. We'll stay in one place (together) and he'll go and play and tour and then come back every night. It's going to be great. We're excited to take Dixie to the London Bridge and on little tours." Caleb Followill's wife Lily Aldridge and his baby daughter Dixie will be heading to the U.K. on his band Kings Of Leon's upcoming tour.
Fact: Kings of Leon rocker Caleb Followill and his model wife Lily Aldridge have named their newborn daughter Dixie Pearl. According to UsMagazine.com, the baby girl, who was born on Thursday (21Jun12), weighed in at seven pounds, 11 ounces (3.48 kilograms).
Quote: "We are thrilled to announce that we are expecting our first child together. We can't wait to meet the new addition to our family." Kings Of Leon rocker Caleb Followill confirms reports his wife Lily Aldridge is pregnant.
Quote: "We're really big Thin Lizzy fans and we've always loved that song and at one point he (Phil Lynott) sings, 'I went to Molly's chambers...' I winded up singing Molly's Chambers and now people are always like, 'What is Molly's chambers?' and I still don't know; it's probably sexual." Kings Of Leon star Caleb Followill attempts to explain the meaning behind the band's Molly's Chambers hit.
Quote: "It made us very rich... It's hard for us to play it because everyone and their mom has covered it on YouTube, and I guess they did good jobs of it, which sounds even worse." Caleb Followill on performing Kings of Leon hit Use Somebody.
Quote: "She won't tell me. I think it's somewhere between May 10 and May 20, but she won't tell me because I have a big mouth." Kings Of Leon star Caleb Followill admits his wedding date is a mystery to him because his bride-to-be Lily Aldridge is refusing to tell him.
Quote: "Last time we played, I didn't wear a shirt. I apologise. I've gained a few pounds since then, so I'm keeping the shirt on." Kings Of Leon star Caleb Followill onstage at the Coachella Festival in California.
Quote: "There's only a couple of up-tempo numbers. I think that has a lot to do with not just where we are as people, but the fact that we recorded in New York. We were a little homesick." Caleb Followill admits the new Kings Of Leon album, COME AROUND SUNDOWN, isn't very upbeat because they felt homesick during its recording.
Quote: "The fact that we get police escorts after concerts, all the great stuff we have on tour, all that stuff's amazing. But when I'm home, I drink $2 beers and shots of tequila in a s**tty bar." Kings Of Leon star Caleb Followill likes the simple things in life when he's at home in Tennessee.
Quote: "I used to hold my own with everything, I did every drug you'd put in front of me, I was fearless - ready to tackle the world and fight the biggest man in the room. Now I had shoulder surgery because of a fight, and I'm sitting here drinking Chardonnay (wine) and eating a shrimp cocktail." Kings Of Leon star Caleb Followill isn't the tough guy he used to be.
Quote: "I am worried about Susan Boyle. If she sells more records than us. She is a force of nature that woman." Kings Of Leon frontman Caleb Followill sees Scottish singer SUSAN BOYLE as his band's main chart competition.
Quote: "You can't not look over at your little brother and see s**t on his head and not crack up. I don't know if he's been lucky since, but I will say it got us a hell of a lot of publicity." Kings Of Leon star Caleb Followill makes light of the band's recent St. Louis, Missouri concert, which was abandoned when bass player Jared Followill became a target for pooping pigeons.
Quote: "I don't know what kind of music Steven Tyler listens to, but I can't really picture him giving two thumbs up to some of these kids." Caleb Followill will be intrigued to watch Aerosmith singer Tyler as a judge on TV talent show American Idol.
Quote: "I knew we'd reached some sort of pinnacle when after a couple of tours of England, we came back and everyone seemed to look like me. I got onstage and looked down, and it was like I was singing to 10 rows of myself." Kings Of Leon frontman Caleb Followill is surprised by his lookalike fans.
Quote: "Absolutely. That's all I knew. My dad was a preacher, all four of my uncles were preachers; it was the highest honour you could have." Kings Of Leon frontman Caleb Followill wanted to become a preacher before he became a rock 'n' roll superstar.
Quote: "I guess now there is that risk of someone throwing human poop at us. There's probably someone out there who's mad enough at us to come to a show and try to start round two." Kings Of Leon frontman Caleb Followill fears fans will seek revenge after the band axed a gig in St. Louis, Missouri last month (Jul10) when a flock of pigeons pooped on them.
Quote: "I wanted to kill myself. We had spread a line of cocaine from one corner of the table to the other, handed each other a dollar and said quit when you need to. It was a big f**king table, at least 10 foot (three metres). That was the last one. We wanted to go back to a normal life." Kings Of Leon frontman Caleb Followill remembers quitting drugs with his brother NATHAN.
Quote: "The U.K. is why I got rid of it. I actually had a guy come up to me in a bar and say, 'What are you? Some kind of Kings Of Leon wannabe?'" KINGS OF LEON frontman Caleb Followill shaved off his beard following sarcastic comments from fans.
Quote: "I used to have a boss - I used to work in construction and one day I said to my boss, 'I'm moving to Nashville to write songs.' He said to me, 'You'll be back.' You know what that guy does now? He fixes the fence on my farm." Kings Of Leon frontman Caleb Followill relishes the band's success.
Quote: "The Grammys are a scary place for me. I fight panic attacks, so it's not a fun time for me." Kings Of Leon star Caleb Followill was a trembling wreck at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday (31Jan10).
Quote: "I just remember after we hit that last note, I couldn't have a beer fast enough." Kings Of Leon star Caleb Followill was a wreck after the band played their first show at Madison Square Garden in New York in January (09).
Quote: "It was: 'Don't do this, don't do that'. But in the end, we did everything we weren't supposed to. I was doing tequila shots on stage, saying: 'God bless you'. I almost said: 'We're the Kings Of Leon from the United States of America', but I chickened out." Caleb Followill on a private gig the KINGS OF LEON performed in the conservative United Arab Emirates.
Quote: "When our manager first told us... I was like, 'Shut the f**k up. When we got (our) tour schedule and it said Madison Square Garden, I was like, 'You actually booked it? Are you f**king crazy?'" Kings Of Leon frontman Caleb Followill was stunned when the rockers booked the famed New York City venue.