May 12, 2017 · A tailor made music video for a great album track taken from Picturesque Matchstickable Messages by The Status Quo. Trippy Daze is a YouTube music video channel for those who wish to discover rare
About Status Quo. Quick, name the band: It’s placed 30 albums in the British Top 20 (including four No. 1’s) since 1972, but only hit the U.S. album chart once, with a record that peaked at No. 148 in 1976.
In late 1967 the band became The Status Quo, and in January 1968 they released the psychedelic-flavoured “Pictures of Matchstick Men”. Rick Parfitt was invited to join the band just as the song hit the UK Singles Chart, reaching Number 7.
“Pictures of Matchstick Men” (1968) “Black Veils of Melancholy” (1968) “Pictures of Matchstick Men” is the first hit single by Status Quo, released on 5 January 1968.Pictures of Matchstick Men” is the first hit single by Status Quo, released on 5 January 1968.
Status Quo’s “Gold”, is a very good 2cd sampler. It all begins with the 1967 hit “Pictures Of Matchstick Men”, (1967), to 1996’s “All Around My Hat”. “Side one *****, is classic Quo, from their psychedelic rock to their boogie riffs from the mid 70’s to early 80’s.
Following the wake of Picturesque Machstickable Messages From the Status Quo, Spare Parts tries to imitate the psychedelic sound that was so fashionable at the time. The disc is known for being one of the less-fortunate made by the British band, and they have even despised it on some occasions.