|Tone Name||Kings of Leon||
Sex on Fire / Use Somebody
Kings of Leon
|Amp||Blackface 'Lux Nrm|
I wrote this to try to cover some Kings songs with one guitar. As written, it uses a standard Blackface, good for the Sex on Fire intro. FS1 engages the Tube Driver for some slight bump - think Caleb's rhythm chorus to Use Somebody. FS5 is Matthew's lead sound. It introduces a Screamer, a Modulated Delay and some Analog Chorus for that big, almost U2 sound on Only By The Night. This is your lead Chorus to all the big-sounding songs. Use FS5 and FS8 (Opto Trem) for a decent approximation of Jared's delayed bass as the hook to Closer. FS2 is a Dimension chorus, just because I had the room.
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