Kings of Leon
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
The American rock group Kings of Leon came together in Nashville, Tennesee in 2010. Its members are the brothers Caleb, Nathan and Jared Followill along with their cousin Matthew Followill. The band's sound has evolved from a blend of Southern rock and blues to expanded genres more akin to alternative rock and arena rock. The group has had a total of seven Grammy Award nominations that have led to three wins. Their 2003 debut album, Youth & Young Manhood, went three-times platinum in Australia and twice-platinum in the United States. Their album Mechanical Bull was released in 2013.
Reading those lyrics, I've got two possible explanations: A) Either the narrator is a girl and he's speaking directly to her former gf or B) the narrator is speaking to a younger fellow, explaining things, encouraging him to act like he would have (and have in past) acted...