Fans (song)

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Single by Kings of Leon
from the album Because of the Times
B-side "Woo Hoo"
Released July 9, 2007
Format CD, 7"
Genre Southern rock
Length 3:36
Label Columbia
Songwriter(s) Kings of Leon
Producer(s) Ethan Johns
Angelo Petraglia
Kings of Leon singles chronology
"On Call"
"On Call"
Because of the Times track listing
"The Runner"

"Fans" is a song by American rock band Kings of Leon. It is the second single released from their 2007 album, Because of the Times, and the ninth track on the album. Lyrically, the song pays homage to the band's fans in the UK, where the band have traditionally enjoyed more success than in their homeland: "All of London sing / 'Cos England swings and they sure love the tales I bring".

Musically, the song features a combination of both electric and acoustic guitars, with a pounding bass line reminiscent of that of the Styx song "I'm O.K." The song was released as a single on July 9, 2007. It was the band's highest-charting single at the time, reaching number 13 on the UK Singles Chart ("Sex on Fire" would reach the number one position in September 2008). The single peaked at number 13 on the Irish Singles Chart.

Track listing[edit]

CD / 7" vinyl:

  1. "Fans" - 3:36
  2. "Woo Hoo" - 3:31

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2007–2008)[1] Peak
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[2] 13
Ireland (IRMA)[3] 13
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[4] 23
Polish Singles Chart[5] 34
UK Singles (Official Charts Company) 13