Molly's Chambers

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"Molly's Chambers"
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Single by Kings of Leon
from the album Youth and Young Manhood
Released August 11, 2003 (2003-08-11)
Format CD single
Recorded 2003
Genre
Length 2:15
Label Handmedown
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s) Ethan Johns
Kings of Leon singles chronology
"Red Morning Light"
(2003)
"Molly's Chambers"
(2003)
"Wasted Time"
(2003)

"Molly's Chambers" is the second single taken from Youth and Young Manhood, the debut album by the American alternative rock band Kings of Leon.

This song has an alternate take known as "Molly's Hangover", however this version is slower until towards the end. It also features a different style of back-up vocals and different guitar solo(s).

Composition[edit]

The title is taken from a line in Thin Lizzy's version of the traditional Irish folk song "Whiskey in the Jar".[1]

Usage in media[edit]

Volkswagen used "Molly's Chambers" as the entire audio track in a television commercial advertising the Volkswagen Jetta.

It was released as downloadable content for the Rock Band video game series on July 21, 2009.

Track listing[edit]

CD Digipack[edit]

  1. "Molly's Chambers"
  2. "Wasted Time" (Live at the Birmingham Academy June 27, 2003)
  3. "Spiral Staircase" (Live at the Birmingham Academy June 27, 2003)

CD single[edit]

  1. "Molly's Chambers"
  2. "Molly's Chambers" (Live at the Birmingham Academy June 27, 2003)
  3. "Red Morning Light" (Live at the Birmingham Academy June 27, 2003)

10" vinyl[edit]

Limited edition 6,000 copies.

  1. "Molly's Chambers" – 2:15
  2. "Holy Roller Novocaine" (Live at the Birmingham Academy June 27, 2003) – 3:50

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]

One variation of the Irish folk song 'Whiskey in the Jar' includes a reference to Molly's Chamber which may have influenced The Kings of Leon. Whiskey in the Jar was a 1973 hit for the band Thin Lizzy and contains the line: 'Being drunk and weary I went to Molly's chamber'

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