Four Kicks (song)

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"Four Kicks"
Single by Kings of Leon
from the album Aha Shake Heartbreak
B-side "Head to Toe", "Four Kicks" (Live), "Razz" (Dub Mix)
Released Flag of the United Kingdom.svg January 10, 2005
Format CD, 10", 7"
Genre Southern rock
Length 2:09
Label Handmedown
CD: HMD45
10": HMD46
7": HMD47
Writer(s) Matthew Followill
Jared Followill
Producer(s) Ethan Johns
Angelo Petraglia
Kings of Leon singles chronology
"The Bucket"
(2004)
"Four Kicks"
(2005)
"King of the Rodeo"
(2005)
Aha Shake Heartbreak track listing
"Day Old Blues"
(9)
"Four Kicks"
(10)
"Velvet Snow"
(11)

"Four Kicks" is the second single taken from Aha Shake Heartbreak which is the second album by the American rock band Kings of Leon. It peaked at number 24 in the UK singles chart and number 32 in the Irish singles chart.

The song's name is reminiscent of Led Zeppelin's Four Sticks, as is the guitar riff.

Music video[edit]

The song's music video shows the band playing in a lobby where a massive fight breaks out spontaneously with people in the lobby when the band start playing the song. During the fighting the room is lit in red; but whenever Caleb is singing the red light goes out and the people fighting freeze in mid air.

Christopher "Nacho" Followill, a cousin to the band and a guitar tech, makes an appearance in the video.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Kings of Leon and produced by Angelo Petraglia and Ethan Johnsco produced by Harry Smith except where noted.

CD/7" vinyl[edit]

  1. "Four Kicks" – 2:08
  2. "Head to Toe" – 2:04

The Special Edition CD also includes a double picture card covers, tour foldout picture booklet, radio & album versions and CD-ROM video with uncensored directors cut.

10" vinyl[edit]

  1. "Four Kicks" – 2:08
  2. "Four Kicks" (Live) – 2:41
  3. "Razz" (Dub Mix) – 3:11

Track 2 recorded live in Belgium.

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