King of the Rodeo

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This article is about the song. For the 1920s rodeo promoter, see Tex Austin.
"King of the Rodeo"
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Single by Kings of Leon
from the album Aha Shake Heartbreak
B-side CD: "Taper Jean Girl"
Vinyl: "Soft"
Released April 11, 2005
Format CD, 7"
Genre Southern rock
Length 2:25
Label Handmedown
Writer(s) Kings of Leon
Producer(s) Ethan Johns
Angelo Petraglia
Kings of Leon singles chronology
"Four Kicks"
"King of the Rodeo"
"On Call"
Aha Shake Heartbreak track listing
"Slow Night, So Long"
"King of the Rodeo"
"Taper Jean Girl"

"King of the Rodeo" is the third single taken from Kings of Leon's second album, Aha Shake Heartbreak. It was released in 2005 and charted at number 41 in the UK Singles Chart.

The song was used in the season premiere of the second season of Entourage in the episode titled "The Boys Are Back in Town".

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Kings of Leon except where noted.

CD single[edit]

  1. "King of the Rodeo" – 2:25
  2. "Taper Jean Girl" (live in Belgium) – 3:13
  3. "Molly's Chambers" (live in Belgium) (Caleb Followill, Nathan Followill, Angelo Petraglia) - 2:40
  4. "King of the Rodeo" (video) - 3:10

7" vinyl[edit]

  1. "King of the Rodeo" – 2:25
  2. "Soft" (live in Belgium) (Caleb Followill, Nathan Followill, Angelo Petraglia) – 3:02
  3. "King of the Rodeo" (video) (part 2:King of the Rodeo)


The song has been covered by The Bamboos with Megan Washington.

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