[ Matador / 2 LP ]
Release Date: Friday 25 August 2017
Queens Of The Stone Age re-emerge from the desert newly scarred and somehow strangely prettier with lucky seventh album, Villains.
Produced by Mark Ronson and co-produced by Mark Rankin and mixed by Alan Moulder, Villains is the first full album offering from Queens Of The Stone Age since 2013's '…Like Clockwork'.
Like the stunning artwork of returning illustrator Boneface, the sonic signatures of the line-up that took '...Like Clockwork' around the world and back are as unmistakable as ever, though coexisting with sufficient new twists to induce recurring double takes.
"The title Villains isn't a political statement. It has nothing to do with Trump or any of that shit. It's simply 1) a word that looks fantastic and 2) a comment on the three versions of every scenario: yours, mine and what actually happened... Everyone needs someone or something to rail against - their villain - same as it ever was. You can't control that. The only thing you can really control is when you let go." - Joshua Homme
LP includes download code
1. Feet Don't Fail Me
2. The Way You Used To Do
3. Domesticated Animals
5. Head Like A Haunted House
6. Un-Reborn Again
8. The Evil Has Landed
9. Villains Of Circumstance