Queens Of The Stone Age - little sister - Single Review
Queens Of The Stone Age
‘Little Sister’ is the brand-new 45rpm A-bomb from hard-living, in-fighting junk-rock bad boys QOTSA. This first release from the band’s feverishly anticipated fourth album ‘Lullabies To Paralyse’ sees a return to the fuzzball, jack-hammer riffs and 4am in an opium den vocal stylings of QOTSA’s under-rated eponymous debut.
This, I’m guessing, is due to another recent cull from a band that’s endured more line-up changes than Ranieri’s Chelsea ever did. Gone,
for example, is the elaborately bearded bassist and habitual flasher Nick Olivieri, the catalyst for many of QOTSA’s memorably raucous punk-rock pinions.
That said, ‘Little Sister’ drives like a souped-up Beamer on a ten-mile salt flat and roars like an eighteen-wheeler careering headlong into a granite quarry. No frills, no foreplay, just red-meat raw swaggering rock n roll. This is the Devil’s music, and very much what guitars were invented for. Pure sex. Play it to ya sweetheart and see what you get …