Kings of Leon may be taking a break, but that’s not stopping bassist Jared Followill. Followill has launched Smoke & Jackal, a new band with Mona front-man Nick Brown.
“Coming together just worked,” Followill said. “I think it’s because we took such an easy approach to it, we didn’t bring any egos to it. We just talked about each other’s ideas, neither one of us got our feelings hurt. It just worked.”
The band is planning an EP release in October, dubbed EP1. In the meantime, they’ve posted their first single, “No Tell”:
The tune will also be available for purchase from major digital music outlets this week (August 28th).