The frontman, who recently described the recording sessions on upcoming album Come Around Sundown as "depressing", said that they want to show some of their newer fans another side to their music.
Followill told Absolute Radio: "We're already plenty rich, we don't need it. We're like thousand-aires - multiple thousands, multiple.
"This record has got a little bit of every record we've ever made to this point.
"And all the people that only know us from the last record - which is quite a few people - we wanted to show them a little bit of our background and the kind of music that we've been trying to make all the while."
The 28-year-old also revealed that many of the fans at their recent concerts are unable to tell the difference between old and new songs since they are only familiar with the band's last album, Only By The Night.
He said: "The other night there was someone on the front row and we had played a new song, and then we played 'Trani' which is off our first album.
"I saw the girl look at another girl and say, 'Is this another new song?' So it's like a lot of them don't know the difference."
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