Queens of the Stone Age-…Like Clockwork (2013)

My Rating: 90% (A)

Pitchfork Rating: 73%

Rolling Stone Rating: 80%

Metacritic Rating: 82%

Average Rating: 81% (B+)

Tracklist (Standout songs underlined):

  1. Keep Your Eyes Peeled
  2. I Sat By the Ocean
  3. The Vampyre of Time and Memory
  4. If I Had a Tail
  5. My God Is the Sun
  6. Kalopsia
  7. Fairweather Friends
  8. Smooth Sailing
  9. I Appear Missing
  10. …Like Clockwork



Favourite Song on Album:

Listen to This Album When You’re:

Ready to rock out, but you’re kind of tired too.

Thoughts on Album Cover:

It’s awesome!

Want to Own on Vinyl?:

Yes, it’d be awesome to own.

Final Thoughts:

Queens of the Stone Age have never been a huge band for me, I honestly don’t know their catalog too well, but I really love 3’s and 7’s, it was one of my favourite songs to play on Guitar Hero. …Like Clockwork never hits 3’s and 7’s level, but it’s a really solid album, one to put on and zone out to. It doesn’t make me want to rock out as, say, Thee Oh Sees, but it is consistently enjoyable and is made me played on vinyl again and again. I think they probably have better albums out there, but …Like Clockwork is definitely not a bad start to get to know them.

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