STATUS QUO - Pictures: 40 Years Of Hits [4CD Box Set] (2008)
"Pictures: 40 Years of Hits" is a collection spanning their incredible chart career which started forty years ago with the 'Pictures Of Matchstick Men'single. This set features 40 of the Quo's greatest singles, including 'Whatever You Want', 'Down Down', 'Caroline' and 'In The Army Now' plus the Christmas single 'It's Christmas Time' and their collaboration with German dance megastars Scooter: 'Jump the Rock [Whatever You Want]. Presented in a deluxe 12" x 12" hard-back book complete with a 120-page Art book that reflects the lavish star-studded auction / album launch held for 'Pictures....' which saw a huge range of musicians, artists & stars have taken up a challenge from The Prince's Trust and have created their own version of a classic Quo single / album cover and their creations will go under the gavel with all proceeds going to raise funds for the charity.
'Pictures' celebrates the 40th anniversary of British rockers Status Quo. From the psychedelic garage pop of 1968's 'Pictures Of Matchstick Men' through to the 12 bar blues of 'Whatever You Want' - a sound that the band became synonymous with throughout the seventies and eighties - this collection highlights why Status Quo have become one the UK's best loved rock groups. Included is 'It's Christmas Time' the Quo's first ever Christmas song and what also happens to be their 75th single.
DISC 1: 01. Pictures Of Matchstick Men 02. Black Veils Of Melancholy 03. Ice In The Sun 04. Make Me Stay A Bit Longer 05. Are You Growing Tired Of My Love 06. The Price Of Love 07. Down The Dustpipe 08. In My Chair 09. Tune To The Music 10. Paper Plane 11. Mean Girl 12. Gerdundula 13. Caroline 14. Break The Rules 15. Down Down 16. Roll Over Lay Down 17. Rain 18. Mystery Song 19. Wild Side Of Life
DISC 2: 01. Rockin' All Over The World 02. Again And Again 03. Accident Prone 04. Whatever You Want 05. Living On An Island 06. What You're Proposing 07. Lies 08. Don't Drive My Car 09. Something 'Bout You Baby I Like 10. Rock 'N' Roll 11. Dear John 12. She Don't Fool Me 13. Caroline (Live At The N.E.C.) 14. Ol' Rag Blues 15. A Mess Of Blues 16. Marguerita Time 17. Going Down Town Tonight 18. The Wanderer 19. Rollin' Home
DICS 3: 01. Red Sky 02. In The Army Now 03. Dreamin' 04. Ain't Complaining 05. Who Gets The Love? 06. Running All Over The World 07. Burning Bridges (On And Off And On Again) 08. Not At All 09. Little Dreamer 10. Medley: The Anniversary Waltz Part 1 11. Medley: The Anniversary Waltz Part 2 12. Can't Give You More 13. Rock 'til You Drop 14. Medley: Roadhouse Medley (Anniversary Waltz Part 25) 15. Fakin' The Blues 16. I Didn't Mean It 17. Sherri Don't Fail Me Now! 18. Restless
DISC 4: 01. When You Walk In The Room 02. Fun, Fun, Fun 03. Don't Stop 04. All Around My Hat 05. The Way It Goes 06. Little White Lies 07. Twenty Wild Horses 08. Mony Mony 09. Old Time Rock And Roll 10. Jam Side Down 11. All Stand Up (Never Say Never) 12. You'll Come 'Round 13. Thinking Of You 14. The Party Ain't Over Yet 15. All That Counts Is Love 16. Beginning Of The End 17. It's Christmas Time 18. Come On You Reds (Status Quo with Manchester United Football Squard) 19. We're Gonna Do It Again (Status Quo with Manchester United F.S.) 20. Jump That Rock! (Whatever You Want) (Scooter and Status Quo)
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