Entertainment Music John Mayer Performs 'Queen of California' In Studio The musician performs an acoustic version of the second single off of his album Born and Raised By Sarah Michaud Sarah Michaud Instagram Sarah Michaud is the senior news editor of PEOPLE's music vertical. People Editorial Guidelines Published on June 23, 2012 10:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Gari Askew Prior to being silenced by the return of a throat granuloma, John Mayer recorded an acoustic performance of “Queen of California” – and PEOPLE.com has a first look. The studio version of the tune is the second single off of Born and Raised, the musician’s chart-topping fifth album. John Mayer Hugs It Out with Fans at Album Release Event “Being able to have a hopeful vibe about something again it’s actually about getting over stuff,” Mayer, 34, recently told NPR of the song. “Which is why I think it’s the first track on the record. It’s a very relieving breath of fresh air.” A video for “Queen of California” was shot recently in Los Angeles and will premiere in July.