Queens Of The Stone Age Pay Tribute To Amy Winehouse

Josh Homme mimics 'Rehab' at London show

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Queens Of The Stone Age paid a humourous tribute to troubled singer Amy Winehouse at their London show last night (November 26).

Before the climax of live favourite ‘Feel Good Hit Of The Summer’, front man Josh Homme paused and started to parody Winehouse’s hit single ‘Rehab’ to the sell-out crowd which included Primal Scream‘s Bobby Gillespie and recent US tour support Arctic Monkeys.

Homme squeakily spoke into the microphone, saying: “They tried to make me go to rehab, and I said ‘no, no, no’… because that’s the kind of guy I am, baby. Rehab? We could hang out on the Thursday, but I’m so busy. I’m so busy with with… nicotine, valium, vicodin, marijuana, ecstasy and alcohol. We could hang out on Friday, but then there’s the…”



The show, only the band’s third in London this year, came just days after Winehouse’s shambolic headline performance at the same venue on Friday (November 23).

QOTSA played several tracks from their fifth studio album ‘Era Vulgaris’ including an amazing version of new single ‘Make It Wit Chu’.


They also played a handful of tracks each from their whole catalogue, Songs For The Deaf, Lullabies To Paralyze, Rated R, and their self-titled ’98 debut.

Queens Of The Stone Age played the following, in a blistering 90 minute set:

‘Sick, Sick, Sick’

‘Do It Again’


‘Burn The Witch’

‘Battery Acid’

‘Little Sister’


‘No-One Knows’

‘3s and 7s’

‘In The Fade’

‘Turning On The Screw’

‘Hanging Tree’

‘Make It Witchu’

‘Misfit Love’

‘Tangled Up In Plaid’

‘If Only’

‘Feel Good Hit Of The Summer’


‘Regular John’

‘Go With The Flow’

‘A Song For The Dead’

The band’s current ten-date UK tour continues in Glasgow tomorrow (November 28) and then continues to the following venues. All dates are sold-out.

Newcastle Carling Academy (29)

Bristol Carling Academy (December 1)

Manchester Apollo (2)

Birmingham Carling Academy (3)

Reading Rivermead (4)

Pic credit: Phil Wallis


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