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Kaiser Chiefs

Kaiser Chiefs

Kaiser Chiefs are an indie rock band from Leeds who formed in 1996. They were named after the South African football club Kaizer Chiefs. The name was chosen as the band were big Leeds United fans and their favourite player was Lucas Radebe, the club captain, who had signed for Leeds United from the Kaiser Chiefs. The group's debut album, Employment, was released in 2005. It was primarily inspired by New Wave and punk rock music of the late 1970s and 1980s, and enjoyed international success with over three million copies sold. In 2005, the album was shortlisted for the Mercury Prize. Kaiser Chiefs' second album, Yours Truly, Angry Mob (2007), yielded "Ruby", a number one single in the United Kingdom. They released their third album, Off with Their Heads, in October 2008. After a three-year hiatus, they released The Future Is Medieval in June 2011.. . ...
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GENRES:   Indie rock Alternative rock Britpop Rock music New Wave Power pop Pop punk Post-punk revival SIMILAR ARTISTS:   Scary Kids Scaring Kids Cobra Starship A Cartel The Killers Plain White T's The Fratellis Asian Kung-fu Generation We Are Scientists A Change of Pace Motion City Soundtrack Stereophonics Good Charlotte Paramore Franz Ferdinand The Kooks Jimmy Eat World TV on the Radio Travis Ash The Raconteurs Releases
Kaiser Chiefs - Yours Truly, Angry Mob (bonus DVD)Yours Truly, Angry Mob (bonus DVD), Live AlbumKaiser Chiefs - Oh My GodOh My God, Single (2004)Kaiser Chiefs - I Predict a RiotI Predict a Riot, Single (2004)Kaiser Chiefs - EmploymentEmployment, Album (2005)Kaiser Chiefs - Oh My GodOh My God, EP (2005)Kaiser Chiefs - Everyday I Love You Less and LessEveryday I Love You Less and Less, Single (2005)Kaiser Chiefs - I Predict a Riot / Sink That ShipI Predict a Riot / Sink That Ship, Single (2005)Kaiser Chiefs - Modern WayModern Way, Single (2005)Kaiser Chiefs - EnjoymentEnjoyment (2005)Kaiser Chiefs - Lap of HonourLap of Honour, EP (2006)Kaiser Chiefs - RubyRuby, Single (2006)Kaiser Chiefs - Yours Truly, Angry MobYours Truly, Angry Mob, Album (2007)Kaiser Chiefs - Everything Is Average NowadaysEverything Is Average Nowadays, Single (2007)Kaiser Chiefs - The Angry MobThe Angry Mob, Single (2007)Kaiser Chiefs - Off with Their HeadsOff with Their Heads, Album (2008)
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