NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 21: Nathan Followill and Jessie Baylin attend the Tribeca Film Festival after-party for Talihina Sky hosted by Heineken at Marquee on April 21, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Kings of Leon family has just gotten bigger.
Drummer Nathan Followill and his wife, singer-songwriter Jessie Baylin, welcomed a baby girl on Wednesday. It's the first baby for the couple and the third for the Followill family band. Nathan Followill's brother Caleb and cousin Matthew also have children.
A spokesman says Violet Marlowe Followill was born at 4:01 p.m. in Nashville. She was 7 pounds, 13 ounces at birth.
The baby comes before what promises to be a busy 2013 for Kings of Leon. The Nashville, Tenn.-based band has been working on new music for an album that's expected to be released next year. Baylin released her third album, "Little Spark," earlier this year.
The couple has been married since 2009.
The Associated Press