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Queens Of The Stone Age Audio CD
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Queens of the Stone Age
By Anthony Bourdain

It came from the desert.

What “it” was, exactly, is still a matter of debate. Are Queens of the Stone Age a band? An association? A concept? The intermittent issue of an unhinged Carlo Von Sexron? The toxic byproduct of other bands? A variously shrinking and expanding group of friends and likeminded visitors? Or a ... Read more in Amazon's Queens Of The Stone Age Store

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  • Audio CD (3 Jun 2013)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Matador
  • ASIN: B00C9U9YOW
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  Vinyl  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (186 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 553 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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...Like Clockwork is the ten-track sixth studio album from desert rock supergroup Queens of the Stone Age and features the single "My God is the Sun".

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Queens Of The Stone Age return in 2013 with their album "...Like Clockwork" released on Matador Records. The album, which reached number two on the UK album charts features a number of high-profile personnel on the album, including Dave Grohl, Elton John, Jake Shears, Trent Reznor, Alex Turner and more. The album won rave reviews across the board from the likes of NME, Pitchfork Media, The Guardian and more. Tracklisting: 1. Keep Your Eyes Peeled 2. I Sat by the Ocean 3. The Vampyre of Time and Memory 4. If I Had a Tail 5. My God Is the Sun 6. Kalopsia 7. Fairweather Friends 8. Smooth Sailing 9. I Appear Missing 10. ...Like Clockwork

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42 of 46 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars ...Like Clockwork - QOTSA 17 Jun 2013
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
I have never written a review on Amazon (or anywhere else for that matter) but I feel compelled to write on for QOTSA's latest offering as I cannot believe it is not averaging 5 stars, nor do I find it a fair reflection reading other reviews comparing ...Like Clockwork to previous QOTSA efforts (or even TCV).

Before I start on ...Like Clockwork, an album review should be judged on what is played out in front of you, not based on the band's previous albums. I whole heartedly agree that both Rated R and Songs for the Deaf were truly remarkable albums, deserving of 5 stars, yet I have rated other albums 5 stars that are only half as good as ...Like Clockwork. People are saying they are disappointed there is none of the 'in your face' songs that was more evident on the two aforementioned albums, but this was only provided when Oliveri was on board and had more influence on the output. QOTSA certainly have progressed, matured even, from their early albums and fans of those albums shouldn't expect a repeat of "Rated R" or "Songs For The Deaf", these days are gone now. "Rated R", "Songs for the Deaf" are immense albums and always will be held in high esteem as they should be, but if Josh & co were to merely repeat them, their strength as albums would be diluted (and those who accuse QOTSA of sounding the same would actually then have a vaild point).

I have been a QOTSA fan since the beginning and Kyuss before them. I find each of the QOTSA albums different, which for me is great. I admit LTP and EV had some below par stuff, but, to me, were still pretty decent albums. ...Like Clockwork is nothing short of a masterpiece, there is no filler on here. Once I streamed the album, I was instantly hooked. Each track is full of it's own brilliance and I'm finding myself not skipping any track.
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24 of 27 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Classic 11 Jun 2013
Format:Audio CD
I fear to make such a bold statement, but I believe ...Like Clockwork reaches and indeed surpasses the lofty heights of Songs For The Deaf. The two albums seem fairly incomparable but I'm making the comparison anyway because ...Like Clockwork deserves the same kind of extravagant praise.

This is Queens as a fresh, matured and reflective outfit. Homme calls on some past musicians for aid (Grohl, Nick) and some new musicians for interesting collaborations (Elton John, Trent Reznor, Alex Turner) to hone this cohesive mix of grooves and lamentations.

Those looking for stomping riffs ripping through the album may not be wholly satisfied for ...Like Clockwork is an album not of subtleties, but certainly more intricately arranged and designed than say, some of the frantic jams on SFTD or Rated R. However, those people can be compensated by the heaviness (in mood as well as tone) of 'I Appear Missing' which is possibly the most emotive and breath-taking track here. 'My God Is The Sun' offers that immediate rocker need for solid riffs whilst 'Smooth Sailing' and 'If I Had A Tail' offer a groovier, funkier twist akin to the grooves on Era Vulgaris. There's plenty for everyone, and the key to a successful album is a coherent yet eclectic mix of songs and ...Like Clockwork is exactly that.

...Like Clockwork has a better fluidity to it than Lullabies To Paralyze or Era Vulgaris. It can almost be viewed as a concept album for its lyrical content alone, but the excellent final mix of the album flows so incredibly well that it feels blasphemous to dip in and out of the album (just as well I'm buying the vinyl).

Newcomers, veterans, and general music lovers, do yourself a favour and pick up this extraordinary album.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Stunning Art, Stunning Album 22 July 2014
By Ellie T
Not only do you get quality music, you get quality artwork inside and out.
The case is made of quality card, as are the inner sleeves, each with their own pieces of art depicting scenes from the awesome music videos.
The vinyl discs themselves don't seem to have any blemishes upon close inspection, and upon listening you get what you paid for, a well rounded and brilliant album.
Not however for the impatient, you can't stray from your record player for long due to the small amount of tracks per side (3 on each side for the first disc, and 2 per side for the second).

Mine did however have a dent on the back of the cover, but I suspect this happened during the long trip it had to take to get to me.

Anyway, a must-have for fans and music lovers.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Bruised and beautiful 21 Dec 2013
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
Ah well, I've had varying amounts of love and/or admiration for everything QOTSA have done, down the years, but for some reason failed to get too excited about this release. Um, then life went a bit wrong, and this album was a bedrock, and it kind of pulled me through. Strange as it may seem, it inspired some kind of positive response that stopped me wallowing in self-pity. The coda to I Appear Missing, in particular, moves me beyond reason.I couldn't add anything more to the reviews that have, to me, already illustrated the vulnerability, and strength, of this release. So I'll shut me gob. This is a band to be treasured.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Like Clockwork... yes I do! 13 Nov 2013
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This is a brilliant album. I have listened to most of QOTSA albums and Josh Homme's other work (TCV)and never fail to be impressed by their work. Other reviewers have said that this one doesn't have the 'head-banger' appeal of older albums. I agree, but I think that they have moved on to a more mature product. I particularly like the title track and the falsetto singing which works well on that track. I listened to a live version of this track before I bought the album and really liked the intricate guitar work on the instrumental break. The album version, I felt, was slightly over-produced in comparison, but I still like it. Not a duff track and thoroughly recommended.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
Not as good as R or Songs for the deaf, but still a pretty decent effort
Published 5 days ago by stoad74
5.0 out of 5 stars Dreamy
Love this album. From start to finish it is excellent, not a bad track on it and stands out tracks throughout. You must buy this.
Published 13 days ago by Hector H
5.0 out of 5 stars Classy and classic
I was a bit slow on getting round to this album and I feel like I've cheated myself out of listens I could have had. This is such a strong set of songs. Read more
Published 20 days ago by Jamie McGregor
5.0 out of 5 stars Great album and great new sound with some lovely slow ...
Great album and great new sound with some lovely slow burners on here. Interspersed with 'My God Is The Sun'. If Josh says so he's my god too.
Published 1 month ago by Mr. AJ Harrison
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Just a bloody awesome album.
Published 1 month ago by Philip Donington
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
QOTSA Rock!!!!
Published 1 month ago by Sabrina William-Sooriah
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
Pretty good album, not their best tho
Published 1 month ago by joseph simon capener
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
Published 1 month ago by Linda Mckay
5.0 out of 5 stars The Other red one
Not sure if anyone else has noticed, but there is a trend with Queens of the Stone Age Albums that have a Red covers.
1. Dave Grohl is on Drums
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Published 1 month ago by Earwig
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
Worth a listen - good music, brill band.
Published 1 month ago by ED-SHOT
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