Charmer

Album: Because Of The Times (2007)

Songfacts®:

  • This song, which is based on real events, sees lead singer Caleb Followill resisting the charms of a preacher's wife.
  • Caleb Followill in Magnet magazine talked about how Kings of Leon came up with their album's name: "It was actually the name of an old church conference we went to as little kids - it was just for the preachers and their kids. We had a lot of good memories there. As soon as I came up with 'Aha Shake Heartbreak' for the last album, my little brother said the next one had to be called 'Because Of The Times'."
  • The video was directed by the British director Robert Hales, who was also responsible for the promo for Gnarls Barkley's international hit "Crazy." Hales suggested the Kings Of Leon undergo hypnotism for the video, but the band were too strong willed for it to too work. They tried faking being hypnotized, but eventually it was agreed the four-piece would just do a straight performance video.

Comments: 3

  • Keyla965 from Orlando, Afghanistanwhen i first heard this song i was like what the f*** ............ its a good song even though he can scream wayyyyy beter than me
  • Nady from Adelaide, Australiaman i love the little screams he does thru the whole song!!!god he is amazing
  • Jackson from Koala Beach, Australiathis is also there 3rd single of because of the times.
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