I Sat by the Ocean

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"I Sat by the Ocean"
Single by Queens of the Stone Age
from the album ...Like Clockwork
Released August 6, 2013
Format Digital download
Genre Alternative rock, neo-psychedelia
Length 3:55
Label Matador
Writer(s) Josh Homme
Producer(s) Josh Homme, Troy Van Leeuwen, Dean Fertita, Michael Shuman
Queens of the Stone Age singles chronology
"My God Is the Sun"
(2013)
"I Sat by the Ocean"
(2013)
"The Vampyre of Time and Memory"
(2013)

"I Sat by the Ocean" is the second single by American rock band Queens of the Stone Age from their sixth studio album, ...Like Clockwork (2013). It was released on August 6, 2013, shortly after the band's performance at Lollapalooza music festival on August 4.[1]

On July 31, 2013 Queens of the Stone Age performed the song on the late-night talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live!, together with the first single from the album, "My God Is the Sun".[2]

Personnel[edit]

Credits from the official Queens of the Stone Age website.[3]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
Canada Rock (Billboard)[4] 15
US Alternative Songs (Billboard)[5] 15
US Rock Airplay (Billboard)[6] 27
US Mainstream Rock (Billboard)[7] 39

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stovin, Jack (August 5, 2013). "Queens Of The Stone Age "I Sat By The Ocean" Single At Radio Now". altsounds.com. Retrieved August 7, 2013. 
  2. ^ Minsker, Evan (August 1, 2013). "Watch Queens of the Stone Age Play "My God Is the Sun" and "I Sat By the Ocean" on "Kimmel"". Pitchfork. Retrieved August 7, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Queens of the Stone Age ...Like Clockwork". qotsa.com. Archived from the original on August 7, 2013. Retrieved August 7, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Queens of the Stone Age Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Canada Rock for Queens of the Stone Age. Retrieved January 6, 2014.
  5. ^ "Queens of the Stone Age Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Alternative Songs for Queens of the Stone Age. Retrieved December 14, 2013.
  6. ^ "Billboard Chart Search: Rock Airplay for Queens of the Stone Age". Billboard Rock Airplay for Queens of the Stone Age. Retrieved January 6, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Queens of the Stone Age Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs for Queens of the Stone Age. Retrieved January 6, 2014.

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