Queens Of The Stone Age (studio album) by Queens Of The Stone Age

Queens Of The Stone Age bestography

Queens Of The Stone Age is ranked 5th best out of 8 albums by Queens Of The Stone Age on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Queens Of The Stone Age is Songs For The Deaf which is ranked number 134 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 13,132.

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77/100 (from 362 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 6% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 76.6/100, a mean average of 76.0/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 76.7/100. The standard deviation for this album is 13.5.

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75/100
From 12/09/2020 23:56
Many of the songs on this has the residue of Kyuss seeping through. Not that that's a bad thing but it's not until the next album and beyond that QOTSA found the sound they made there own. Personal taste - I prefer QOTSA over Kyuss
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From 01/05/2020 14:59
They sound a bit too much like regular nu metal on this one. A genre that already oozes with mediocrity as it is.
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From 10/07/2018 06:39
A solid first effort that should not be overlooked. While it only has a few standout tracks (If Only, Avon), the album holds well as a whole. I enjoy this album most when I play it front to back, whereas I often struggle to pick a song from this album that I want to hear alone (aside from the aforementioned). No dull moments that I can immediately think of.

All round a solid album, but definitely not masterworks like some of their later releases.
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85/100
From 02/12/2018 00:40
Great album for driving on a sunny day in the middle of nowhere.
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80/100
From 08/31/2017 10:11
Great album. Not as big in production value as the later albums. But raw and direct.
No outstanding tracks here imo..
Points for track title: 'These Aren't the Droids You're Looking For' :)
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From 02/24/2017 20:52
This might be my favorite of theirs. The bass on this album is a forced to be reckoned with.
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From 05/15/2016 20:06
Walkin' On The Sidewalks is actually my favorite song... usually I don't like such repetition, but it works very well for that song.

Very solid album.
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80/100
From 09/30/2015 13:32
Robot rock. A great way to start their career. It has a lot of impressive riffs, and stands the passage of time very well.

Best: If Only, You Can't Quit Me Baby
Worst: Walking On The Sidewalks
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From 07/19/2015 13:41
Their most authentic effort - direct, hard, and great simplicity.
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From 06/28/2015 22:20
Rock solid debut from QOSTA (one of my favorite groups), the sound mainly abridges the sandy stoner rock of Kyuss and the more diverse sound of QOSTA. There are a lot of great songs on here but the easy winner is the hooky yet melancholy "If Only", which ranks among the best of Homme's work. Other highlights include the murky and psychedelic "You Would Know", the galloping "Regular John" and "Avon", the ominous riffage of the unrequited love song "You Can't Quit Me Baby", and the imagery heavy "Mexicola". Besides that most of the songs are sufficient but not necessarily memorable in the Queens' catalog. But the music skills here are impressive, especially Homme's bass playing. All in all, a great album, but it is easily overshadowed by Homme's later work.
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