When Spoon opened "Written In Reverse" with lyrics as simple as this and totally pulled it off to the point that you couldn't stop randomly singing it. #5 Queens of the Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork by Rock Genius (Ft. Spinelli) 30

Spoon is also a great band because they do everything well. Here’s the opening line in question:

I’m writing this to you in reverse
Someone better call a hearse

http://rock.rapgenius.com/Spoon-written-in-reverse-lyrics

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A Nirvana-jack as the riff on 2007's "3's & 7's." #5 Queens of the Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork by Rock Genius (Ft. Spinelli) 30

A pretty good song nonetheless, but damn it if i didn’t think it was a Nirvana rip-off the first time i heard the track (Smells Like Teen Spirit to be exact.) I remember where i was too. I was still working at the SB News-Press and i was standing in the creative services office. There was a cryptic teaser for the album that we all kinda flipped when we heard it and it’s still the best moment on that album.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BgVfjXA_QY0

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"I Sat By The Ocean," we're introduced to the best guitar hook on the album #5 Queens of the Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork by Rock Genius (Ft. Spinelli) 30

If you pressed play on the soundtrack to this post, you’ll hear the riff i’m talking about in a matter of seconds.

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I sat by the ocean
And drank a potion
Baby, to erase you
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Desert rock #5 Queens of the Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork by Rock Genius (Ft. Spinelli) 30

LOL at this online dictionary definition of desert rock:

a type of heavy-metal music that has strong country-rock and folk influences

I mean, i GUESS it’s accurate? All you need to know is that Homme is one of desert rock’s pioneers, which spawned from members of the band Kyuss, most of which hailed from California’s Palm Desert.

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A cadre of guests to #5 Queens of the Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork by Rock Genius (Ft. Spinelli) 30

Here’s the list of them all:

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Homme, standing tall at 6'5", is the stylish jester at the helm #5 Queens of the Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork by Rock Genius (Ft. Spinelli) 30

He’s a massive due and i SWEAR i’ve seen him standing up ona drum set before, but i can’t find a photo to prove it! Props if you find one and add it below.

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"died on a hospitable table." #5 Queens of the Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork by Rock Genius (Ft. Spinelli) 30

A direct quote from a candid interview with NME, where Homme describes the complications of a basic surgery, which almost ended his life.

http://rock.rapgenius.com/1879389

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[Click here for Soundtrack] #5 Queens of the Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork by Rock Genius (Ft. Spinelli) 30

Press play below on I Sat By The Ocean, click out and begin reading.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gOXaUjGk-yY

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Does anyone ever get this right?
I feel no love
The Vampyre Of Time And Memory by Queens of the Stone Age

The despair and anguish of coming back to life into a world full of assholes. He wasn’t saved and empowered. He was depressed as he recovered from his near death experience.

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