"The Way You Used to Do," Queens of the Stone Age
The combination of Queens of the Stone Age, the ever-evolving project of middle-aged rock god Josh Homme, and Mark Ronson, the guy who put the "funk" in "Uptown Funk," sounds horrible on paper. It sounds horrible if you just say it out loud. But if you actually listen to "The Way You Used to Do," particularly the way Homme coos the word "seventeen" over those hand-claps, you'll find yourself falling under the song's chintzy, leering charm. The Guitar Hero tabs practically light up on the surface of your brain. The band's next record Villains, the follow-up to 2013's …Like Clockwork drops on August 25, and that gives you plenty of time to trade in your leather jacket for a disco suit.