QotSA Debut New Single

2013-04-08 by Nik Matt | 49 Comments
Almost six years since their last proper release, legendary desert rock band Queens of the Stone Age have debuted the lead single from their new album, "...Like Clockwork", entitled "My God Is The Sun."

They've also announced the album's release date, which is 3rd June 2013 in the UK and 4th June 2013 in the US and the rest of the world by Matador Records.

http://www.mygodisthesun.com/

http://youtu.be/-90obSa1Az4

http://smarturl.it/QOTSApreorder

Tagged: Queens of the Stone Age

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GringoSuave89
April 8th 2013
1108 Comments


Not technically new since they played it live recently, but still news worthy.

I had a feeling I'd like this track more recorded than live. Did not disappoint.

Digging: Frank Ocean - Blonde

InbredJed
April 8th 2013
6497 Comments


kewl

InFiction
April 8th 2013
3827 Comments


It started off well, I just don't really like his voice all that much. Which is weird, considering I love TCV.

WhiteNoise
April 8th 2013
3440 Comments


Excuse me while I ejaculate

tempest--
April 8th 2013
18684 Comments


yes this song rules

Calc
April 8th 2013
14894 Comments


song rules.

Geist
April 8th 2013
371 Comments


I think I just ascended to a new temporal plane.

peaks40
April 8th 2013
2825 Comments


aweeesome

MikeC26
April 8th 2013
3306 Comments


hell yeah this is killer

newjunk2
April 8th 2013
232 Comments


Song doesn't do a whole lot for me. Still holding out hope that the album will be awesome though.

someguest
April 8th 2013
27092 Comments


Ugh, this is boring.

bloc
April 8th 2013
37639 Comments


Holy shit, you listen to like the first 20 seconds and you just know it's QOTSA.

Great song, but it's in their comfort zone for sure.

Digging: Mega Drive - 198XAD

MikeC26
April 8th 2013
3306 Comments


Youre boring

WhiteNoise
April 8th 2013
3440 Comments


Unless you dislike QOTSA I can't see how you could call this boring...Do you want them to release a god damn Hip Hop single?

someguest
April 9th 2013
27092 Comments


This is an average rock song. None of the style or guts of their first three albums.

gbowles
April 9th 2013
75 Comments


I don't think they'll ever come close to what they did on the first 3 albums, but I'm hoping this one is at least better than the last two. this song reminds me of something off of Lullabies to Paralyze.

Uranium
April 9th 2013
7489 Comments


This was pretty cool.

Zamora
April 9th 2013
281 Comments


Great song. Hoping this is better than Era Vulgaris.

Scoot
April 9th 2013
18452 Comments


3.5

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Uranium
April 9th 2013
7489 Comments


"Hoping this is better than Era Vulgaris."

It will be. I'm glad they made EV though because they stepped outside the normal formula and some of us didn't loathe it. Now, a return to form.

XingKing
April 9th 2013
11869 Comments


It feels slower or less powerful than the live version. Hurm. Still fucking awesome though. Love me some Queens

SgtPepper
Staff Reviewer
April 9th 2013
4501 Comments


"This is an average rock song. None of the style or guts of their first three albums."

Agreed. While I thought this was a 'good' song, I wasn't all that amazed by it. I was hoping for something with an instant hold like "A Songs for the Deaf" or "Regular John", I'm remaining optimistic that the the album will deliver though.

WhiteNoise
April 9th 2013
3440 Comments


Yeah if anyone else had made era vulgaris it would be considered a classic.

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
April 9th 2013
53414 Comments


lol

SgtPepper
Staff Reviewer
April 9th 2013
4501 Comments


@WhiteNoise
It had some decent songs, but overall weak as a whole. At least, that's just me.

Urinetrouble
April 9th 2013
5771 Comments


its sexy. riffs. anal adolescence.

Uranium
April 9th 2013
7489 Comments


idk era vulgaris was solid because of the crusty defiance in every song imo

CrownOfMagnets
April 9th 2013
2334 Comments


i think it sounds great! very lullabies to paralyze.

MaxKaska
April 9th 2013
32 Comments


There's also a track listing here: http://www.matadorrecords.com/matablog/2013/04/08/queens-of-the-stone-age-my-god-is-the-sun-and-like-clockwork-details/

henryChinaski
April 9th 2013
3457 Comments


Cool song.

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Dev518
April 9th 2013
580 Comments


Pretty underwhelming. I didn't like their last two and Lullabies to Paralyze was only okay. I don't know why I expected more.

clercqie
April 9th 2013
6515 Comments


Lullabies was a fucking classic man.

SabertoothMonocle
April 9th 2013
493 Comments


this will rule. Casablancas was on the last record, Arctic Monkey's singer on this one.

DrGonzo1937
April 9th 2013
11723 Comments


Pretty cool. Nothing special though.

Dolving999
April 9th 2013
1755 Comments


I'll postpone my judgment until I hear sir Elton John's voice.

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DrGonzo1937
April 9th 2013
11723 Comments


Why do you assume he's singing? He might be on the keys, yo.

SharkEthic
April 9th 2013
585 Comments


better live. still good.

Digging: Noname - Telefone

ButteryBiscuitBass
April 9th 2013
10979 Comments


Good shit.

StarvingArtist
April 9th 2013
69 Comments


Yeah in retrospect the live performance of this was slightly more killer. I'm down though, I just wish it was like.... 10 bpm faster or something, like the live version. Same difference between Era Vulgaris studio stuff versus EV songs live.

bloc
April 9th 2013
37639 Comments


Aww, only 10 songs...

Uranium
April 9th 2013
7489 Comments


i love the guitar riff that goes throughout

ButtsweatAndTears
April 9th 2013
340 Comments


Surprised at how much love this is getting. I thought it was awful, very mediocre and mundane...Hoping for more...

XingKing
April 10th 2013
11869 Comments


I can't stop listening to this song. I've listened to it like 100 times since I first heard it

CrownOfMagnets
April 10th 2013
2334 Comments


I really dig it.

BigPleb
April 12th 2013
46466 Comments


Song rocks hard, much more upbeat vibe compared to EV.

AlienWarrior75
April 20th 2013
134 Comments


awesome

AdrianBusk
April 29th 2013
3 Comments


"My God Is The Sun" is a fantastic single. Very well produced. Love the way the drums and bass sound. If the rest of the album has the same quality we are looking forward to a future classic.
Am i the only one looking forward to listening to Mark Lanegan's voice on a QOTSA song again?


Apollo
April 29th 2013
10667 Comments


^ shut the fuck up

ti0n
April 29th 2013
1729 Comments


ye stfu fag



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