On August 27, 2002.

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On August 27, 2002, “Interscope” label released “Songs for the Deaf”, the third Queens of the Stone Age studio album. It was recorded October–November 2001, March–June 2002, at “The Site” in San Rafael, California, “Conway Recording Studios”;“Barefoot” in Hollywood, and was produced by  Josh Homme, Adam Kasper and  Eric Valentine. “Songs for the Deaf” was certified Platinum in Europe by “IFPI”.

Personnel:

  • Josh Homme – vocals, guitar
  • Mark Lanegan – vocals
  • Alain Johannes– e-bow, organ, piano, flamenco guitar, theremin, lap steel guitar
  • Natasha Shneider– e-bow, organ, piano, theremin
  • Nick Oliveri – vocals, bass
  • Dave Grohl– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Gene Trautmann– drums
  • Dean Ween– guitar
  • Brendon McNichol– lead guitar
  • Chris Goss– guitar, keyboard, backing vocals
  • Paz Lenchantin– strings
  • Ana Lenchantin– strings
  • Molly McGuire– accordion
  • John Gove –horns
  • Kevin Porter – horns
  • Brad Kintscher – horns
  • Chris Goss- recording, production assistant
  • Alain Johannes– recording
  • Brian Gardner – mastering
  • Dan Druff– guitar technician
  • Hutch– sound technician
  • Bob Brunner “Mates” – pre-production

Track listing:

All tracks by Joshua Homme and Nick Oliveri, except where noted.

  1. The Real Song for the Deaf
  2. You Think I Ain’t Worth a Dollar, But I Feel Like a Millionaire – Josh Homme, Mario Lalli
  3. No One Knows – Josh Homme, Mark Lanegan
  4. First It Giveth
  5. A Song for the Dead – Josh Homme, Mark Lanegan
  6. The Sky Is Fallin’
  7. Six Shooter
  8. Hangin’ Tree – Josh Homme, Alan Johannes
  9. Go With the Flow
  10. Gonna Leave You
  11. Do It Again
  12. God is in the Radio
  13. Another Love Song
  14. A Song for the Deaf” (Contains a hidden outtake version of “Feel Good Hit of the Summer” with all lyrics replaced with manic laughter.) – Josh Homme, Nick Oliveri, Mark Lanegan
  15. Mosquito Song

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