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Listen: Queens of the Stone Age Debut Two New Tracks

Band plays 'I Sat by the Ocean' and 'If I Had a Tail' for Belgian radio session

Queens of the Stone Age perform in Glastonbury, England.
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May 9, 2013 2:15 PM ET

Queens of the Stone Age performed two new cuts during an in-studio session for a Belgian radio station earlier today. Below, you can take a listen to rips of "I Sat by the Ocean" and "If I Had a Tail," which will appear on the band's upcoming album …Like Clockwork.

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Both songs keep tight, steady grooves and pulse with sludgy guitar riffs: While there's a eerie pop tinge to "I Sat by the Ocean" – which finds frontman Josh Homme showing off his falsetto and ripping a wailing solo to close it out – "If I Had a Tail" is a slightly darker affair with a chorus following a maddening, descending riff.

Queens of the Stone Age have already released one studio cut from their long-awaited new LP, "My God Is the Sun," and you can also preview "I Appear Missing." . . . Like Clockwork is set for release on June 4th on Matador records, and will feature a slew of guests including the band's original bassist Nick Olivieri, Dave Grohl, Trent Reznor, Elton John, Mark Lanegan and Scissor Sisters frontman Jake Shears.

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