Queens Of The Stone Age Rated R 180g LP
Queens Of The Stone Age Rated R 180g LP Queens Of The Stone Age Rated R 180g LP
Genre: Pop Rock
Label: Interscope
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,

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Queens Of The Stone Age Rated R 180g LP

Queens Of The Stone Age

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INTLP10855
UPC:
602508108556

Second Studio Album On 180g Vinyl LP!
First Ever Vinyl Pressing!
Includes Original Album Art!

Rated R is the second studio album by American rock band Queens Of The Stone Age, originally released on June 6, 2000 by Interscope Records. It was the band's first album for the label, as well as their first to feature bassist Nick Oliveri and vocalist Mark Lanegan.

Rated R was a critical and commercial success and became the band's breakthrough album, peaking at number 54 in the UK and eventually being certified gold by the BPI. Two singles were released from the album: "The Lost Art Of Keeping A Secret" and "Feel Good Hit Of The Summer", with the former helping the band reach mainstream popularity.

R is mellower, trippier, and more arranged than its predecessor, making its point through warm fuzz-guitar tones, ethereal harmonies, vibraphones, horns, and even the odd steel drum. That might alienate listeners who have come to expect a crunchier guitar attack, but even though it's not really aggro, R is still far heavier than the garage punk and grunge that inform much of the record. It's still got the vaunted California-desert vibes of Kyuss, but it evokes a more relaxed, spacious, twilight feel, as opposed to a high-noon meltdown. Mark Lanegan and Barrett Martin of the Screaming Trees both appear on multiple tracks, and their band's psychedelic grunge -- in its warmer, less noisy moments -- is actually not a bad point of comparison. Longtime Kyuss fans might be disappointed at the relative lack of heaviness, but R's direction was hinted at on the first QOTSA album, and Homme's experimentation really opens up the band's sound, pointing to exciting new directions for heavy guitar rock in the new millennium.
-AllMusic

Features

  • 180g Vinyl
  • First US vinyl pressing featuring the original blue album artwork
  • 12"x24" insert
  • Bonus track "Ode To Clarissa"

Selections

Side One:

  1. Feel Good Hit Of The Summer
  2. The Lost Art Of Keeping A Secret
  3. Leg Of Lamb
  4. Auto Pilot
  5. Better Living Through Chemistry
  6. Monsters In The Parasol
  7. Quick And To The Pointless

Side Two:

  1. In The Fade
  2. Tension Head
  3. Lightning Song
  4. I Think I Lost My Headache
  5. Ode To Clarissa
Description

Second Studio Album On 180g Vinyl LP!
First Ever Vinyl Pressing!
Includes Original Album Art!

Rated R is the second studio album by American rock band Queens Of The Stone Age, originally released on June 6, 2000 by Interscope Records. It was the band's first album for the label, as well as their first to feature bassist Nick Oliveri and vocalist Mark Lanegan.

Rated R was a critical and commercial success and became the band's breakthrough album, peaking at number 54 in the UK and eventually being certified gold by the BPI. Two singles were released from the album: "The Lost Art Of Keeping A Secret" and "Feel Good Hit Of The Summer", with the former helping the band reach mainstream popularity.

R is mellower, trippier, and more arranged than its predecessor, making its point through warm fuzz-guitar tones, ethereal harmonies, vibraphones, horns, and even the odd steel drum. That might alienate listeners who have come to expect a crunchier guitar attack, but even though it's not really aggro, R is still far heavier than the garage punk and grunge that inform much of the record. It's still got the vaunted California-desert vibes of Kyuss, but it evokes a more relaxed, spacious, twilight feel, as opposed to a high-noon meltdown. Mark Lanegan and Barrett Martin of the Screaming Trees both appear on multiple tracks, and their band's psychedelic grunge -- in its warmer, less noisy moments -- is actually not a bad point of comparison. Longtime Kyuss fans might be disappointed at the relative lack of heaviness, but R's direction was hinted at on the first QOTSA album, and Homme's experimentation really opens up the band's sound, pointing to exciting new directions for heavy guitar rock in the new millennium.
-AllMusic

Features

  • 180g Vinyl
  • First US vinyl pressing featuring the original blue album artwork
  • 12"x24" insert
  • Bonus track "Ode To Clarissa"

Selections

Side One:

  1. Feel Good Hit Of The Summer
  2. The Lost Art Of Keeping A Secret
  3. Leg Of Lamb
  4. Auto Pilot
  5. Better Living Through Chemistry
  6. Monsters In The Parasol
  7. Quick And To The Pointless

Side Two:

  1. In The Fade
  2. Tension Head
  3. Lightning Song
  4. I Think I Lost My Headache
  5. Ode To Clarissa
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Pop Rock
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
2.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
Queens Of The Stone Age
Title
Rated R
Composer
Additional Artists
Mark Lanegan, Barrett Martin, Rob Halford
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
10-11-2019
Release Date
12-06-2019
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
Scratch & Dent
0
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