Villains (album) by Queens Of The Stone Age
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The best album by Queens Of The Stone Age is Songs For The Deaf which is ranked number 136 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 12,884.
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This album is as if they actually just walked up to their fans and said straight to their faces "we're not relevant anymore". I mean, they start off with funk rock for god's sake. Nothing screams "we have no ideas anymore" than jumping in a genre that they're not familiar with, which you can hear. The song's also unnecessarily convoluted and megalomanic. And the rest of the songs are equally guilty of that. The overproduction makes them sound like Muse almost, or at least very bad blur-impersonators.
I actually started listening to QotSA more actively around the time this came out, having listened to Songs for The Deaf and Like Clockwork a couple of times before.
I noticed it was viewed as a kind of underwhelming in the band's discography but now when I've listened to them quite a bit more I don't get it at all. This is easily top tier QotSA, probably a notch a below the two classic albums, but a close competitor for their third best (along with Rated R).
Each year I find myself less and less interested in rock, but there’s something about Queens of the Stone Age’s way of slightly reinventing themselves that keeps me invested. Here they remind me of that nineties revival of glam rock, thanks in no small part to Mark Ronson’s hand in production.
Innovative but familiar. Head like a haunted house is my favourite. Personally I think it's better than Like Clockwork
Holy crap this is good. Queens are the most consistent modern rock band.
Com mais ritmo e ainda com seus solos incríveis.
This album is one of the coolest I've ever heard. Queens has always been one of my top go-to bands for feeling badass, and this album doesn't disappoint. The entire thing has an aura of "coolness" about it. I keep going back to it for that reason, and it scratches that rock itch more than a lot of other albums. I'm surprised at how much I'm revisiting it, but it gets better with every listen.
A great solid follow up from ...Like Clockwork and another great album from QUOTSA. While they are trying a little different style from ...Like Clockwork, and generally in my opinion has a lighter mood to it, which is a nice relief also from ...Like Clockwork.
A slow burner for me. I didn't find it quite as accessible as Like Clockwork and I was listening to several other albums, I really had to work hard to give it a spin. But I am enjoying it now and love the nods to the 70s influences.
Good but a bit overrated