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Kings of Leon False Advertise With New "Sex On Fire" Video

August 27, 2008 4:46 PM ET

  

Behold, the new video for the Kings of Leon's "Sex On Fire." Despite the song's title, the video sadly features no sex, no fire and definitely no sex on fire. The clip does have plenty of chickens, sweat and exorcisms, if that's any consolation. It also looks strangely similar to Madonna's "Like A Prayer" video, with all the crucifixes and Biblical allusions. "Sex On Fire" is the first single from the band's new album Only By The Night, due out September 22nd.

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