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

Songs For The Deaf
Songs For The Deaf by Queens Of The Stone Age
Year: 2002
Overall rank: 128th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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83/100 (from 1,309 votes)
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Award Top 5 albums of 2002 (5th)
Award Top 20 albums of the 2000s (20th)
Award Top 200 albums of all time (128th)

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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 82.8/100, a mean average of 81.7/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 82.9/100. The standard deviation for this album is 14.5.

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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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From 08/27/2019 21:04
Such a progressive sound for the time, I love how it succeeds to be complex and melodic at the same time.
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From 07/05/2019 17:54
Awesome and the best album Queens of the Stone Age has ever done.

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From 02/22/2019 18:04
Very very very entertaining.
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From 12/23/2018 04:46
One of the best purely rock albums of this century no doubt.
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From 11/12/2018 14:13
As they've said, "lightning in a bottle" and they succeeded. It's very heavy, loud, and energetic. Not a consistent album but for the most part it's sick
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From 02/20/2018 21:45
La seconda vita di Josh Homme dopo i Kyuss, imbarcati per l'occasione anche Dave Grohl e Mark Lanegan, è un supergruppo che macina un rock duro ed ossessivo, figlio per forza di cose dello stoner ma più lirico della musica dei Kyuss ( almeno per me ), nipote dell' hard dei settanta, capace anche di aperture acustiche, non banale né nel suono né nella costruzione delle canzoni. Uno di quei dischi che diventano classici non appena escono.
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From 02/15/2018 06:34
I love playing this album from start to finish in one go SO MUCH!!!
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From 02/13/2018 19:09
Josh Homme is the man. This record is sexy, heavy, psychedelic. Play it loud folks.
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