STATUS QUO - PICTURESQUE MATCHSTICKABLE MESSAGES FROM THE STATUS QUO

STATUS QUO

PICTURESQUE MATCHSTICKABLE MESSAGES FROM THE STATUS QUO

2LP

In 1968 Status Quo's first hit record "Pictures of Matchstick Men" was released and the debut album soon followed. The single reached #7 in the UK, and remains the band's only major hit single in the US, where it reached #12.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • MONO & STEREO mix in one package for the first time
  • One time press
  • Limited edition of 2000 individually numbered copies on flaming coloured vinyl
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Catalog # : MOVLP2731 Format : 2 LP, 180 gram Releasedate : 2020-10-02
Barcode : 8719262015500 Sleeve : 7mm Original Release : 1968 

Side A

Mono version
1. Black Veils Of Melancholy
2. When My Mind Is Not Alive
3. Ice In The Sun
4. Elizabeth Dreams
5. Gentleman Joe's Sidewalk Café
6. Paradise Flat

Side B

Mono version
1. Technicolor Dreams
2. Spicks And Specks
3. Sheila
4. Sunny Cellophane Skies
5. Green Tambourine
6. Pictures Of Matchstick Men

Side C

Stereo Version
1. Black Veils Of Melancholy
2. When My Mind Is Not Alive
3. Ice In The Sun
4. Elizabeth Dreams
5. Gentleman Joe's Sidewalk Café
6. Paradise Flat

Side D

Stereo Version
1. Technicolor Dreams
2. Spicks And Specks
3. Sheila
4. Sunny Cellophane Skies
5. Green Tambourine
6. Pictures Of Matchstick Men

In 1968 Status Quo's first hit record "Pictures of Matchstick Men" was released and the debut album soon followed. The single reached #7 in the UK, and remains the band's only major hit single in the US, where it reached #12. Picturesque Matchstickable Messages from the Status Quo features several covers, including "Green Tambourine" by The Lemon Pipers and "Spicks and Specks” by The Bee Gees.

South London members Alan Lancaster (bass) and Francis Rossi (guitar) were the original members and founders of Status Quo. Formerly known as The Spectres and later renamed to Traffic or Traffic Jam they settled for Status Quo as their band name in 1967. The following years they were joined by John Coghlan (drums), Roy Lynes (keyboard) and Rick Parfitt (guitar).

Available as a one off limited edition of 2000 individually numbered copies on flaming coloured vinyl.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • MONO & STEREO mix in one package for the first time
  • One time press
  • Limited edition of 2000 individually numbered copies on flaming coloured vinyl

Official website: https://www.statusquo.co.uk/