Songs For The Deaf (studio album) by Queens Of The Stone Age

Songs For The Deaf by Queens Of The Stone Age
Year: 2002
Overall rank: 135th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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83/100 (from 1,420 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 5 albums of 2002 (5th)
Award Top 20 albums of the 2000s (20th)
Award Top 200 albums of all time (135th)

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Songs For The Deaf is ranked as the best album by Queens Of The Stone Age.

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This album is rated in the top 1% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 82.9/100, a mean average of 81.9/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 83.0/100. The standard deviation for this album is 14.3.

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90/100
From 05/05/2022 17:50
Album of the year, 2002
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70/100
From 12/28/2021 21:27
Rock
Didn't initially think I was gonna like this - but had been set up in recent years with the likes of Foo Fighters and Pearl Jam to be open to this. I find it a bit of a mixed album in terms of severity of rock from metal to ballad. But I feel it works well overall and never gets boring. Only got to hear this first time in 2019.
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85/100
From 11/28/2021 17:13
This rocked up hard batch of songs by the Queens is one of the better albums of its era.
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From 11/15/2021 20:10
No termina de convencerme. Me parece monotono
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75/100
From 08/14/2021 19:27
The record is really heavy and is one of the better rock records in the 2000's. There are incredible moments where the vocals and instrumentation just blend perfectly and this happens on many occasions on this album. However, there are definitely flaws in this record including the fact that it is quite inconsistent and it does trail off near the back end. It also doesn't completely captivate or grab me when I listen to it. Despite this I do thoroughly enjoy this record but wouldn't call it one of the all time greats.
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95/100
From 07/04/2021 21:46
ALL SONGS ARE MY FAV. TRACKS!
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85/100
From 06/28/2021 22:28
Puta álbum de rock!! Os desvaneio psicodélicos são demais!!!
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From 09/16/2020 00:34
A legendary album. Great from start to finish. Weakest track in my opinion is the first track. It all gets better from there with the second half songs averaging 9/10. The greatest band of the 2000's.
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80/100
From 01/05/2020 15:20
Their most iconic for sure. There are few to no mistakes on this album. They have their style, they show the possibilities, it has its perfect flaws (which are important) where they get a bit too confident and experimental (the offsetting pauses on 'God is in the Radio'), and where they grab a style out of the old hat that adds the perfect amount of cringe (the Jethro Tull-ish obsession with overly medieval-sounding folk on 'The Mosquito Song').
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From 12/30/2019 06:41
Fantastic rock.
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