Josh Homme Announces Desert Sessions Vol. 11 & 12

It’s been 16 years since Josh Homme released a new Desert Sessions album, but now the wait is over!

The Queens of the Stone Age frontman announced that vol. 11 and 12, titled Arrivederci Despair and Tightwads & Nitwits & Critics & Heels respectively, will be released October 25th via Matador Records.

The latest volumes of the Desert Sessions were mostly recorded during a six-day span in December 2018 at Rancho De La Luna studios in Joshua Tree, California. The project features a number of impressive collaborators, including Les Claypool, ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons, Scissor Sisters frontman Jake Shears, Stella Mozgawa of Warpaint, and Mike Kerr of Royal Blood.

Pre-order the limited edition vinyl here. Also, check out the tracklisting and art below.


Desert Sessions Vol 11

Desert Sessions Vol 12

Desert Sessions Vols. 11 & 12 Tracklist:
01. Move Together (lead vocal: Billy F. Gibbons)
02. Noses in Roses Forever (lead vocal: Joshua Homme)
03. Far East for the Trees
04. If You Run (lead vocal: Libby Grace)
05. Crucifire (lead vocal: Mike Kerr)
06. Chic Tweetz (vocals: Töôrnst Hülpft, Matt Berry)
07. Something You Can’t See (lead vocal: Jake Shears)
08. Easier Said Than Done (lead vocal: Joshua Homme)

Ashley Perez Hollingsworth

Ashley Perez is a freelance music journalist based in Chicago. Her work has appeared on AXS, The Crypt 1331, Chicago Innerview, New City, The Millions, and Reality-Comics. She also runs her own music blog at Radio Not Found. Some of her favorite bands include Nirvana, The Cure, Muse, Creeper, and Green Day.

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