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Kings of Leon on Mick Jagger, lockdown hair and writing songs on bar napkins

Kings of Leon on Mick Jagger, lockdown hair and writing songs on bar napkins

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Matthew FollowillTwenty years ago, long before Kings Of Leon became festival headliners, Caleb Followill made a deal with one of his friends."He and I used to go to random bars, all over the world," says the singer. "Wherever we were, if we had a day off, we'd put our finger on a map and go, 'Alright, we're going to go to this little dive bar'. "And we would sit there and get some bar napkins. I would write poetry and he would draw pictures. And we would trade 'em off to each other and say, 'Alright, whichever one of us is going to be famous first, you own my lyrics - and likewise I own your art'."Needless to say, his friend got the better end of the bargain. A signed copy of Caleb's lyrics for Use Somebody recently sold for $ 6,600 (£4,800) at auction - so those wine-stained poems could b...