Pictures of Matchstick Men" is the first hit single by Status Quo, released on 5 January 1968. The song reached number seven in the British charts, number eight in Canada, and number 12 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming their only hit single in the United States. Francis Rossi confirmed on DVD2 of the Pictures set that it was originally intended to be a B-side to "Gentleman Joe's Sidewalk Cafe", but it was decided to swap the B-side and the A-side of the single.
Pictures of matchstick men and you Mirages of matchstick men and you All I ever see is them and you. Windows echo your reflection When I look in their direction gone When will this haunting stop? Your face it just won't leave me alone. Pictures of matchstick men and you Mirages of matchstick men and you All I ever see is them and you. You in the sky, you with this guy You make men cry, you lie You in the sky, you with this guy You make men cry, you lie. Pictures of matchstick men Pictures of matchstick men Pictures of matchstick men Pictures of matchstick men. More on Genius. The matchstick men Status Quo are referring too are the paintings of L. S. Lowry. In this song, the lover is jealous of his ex-girlfriend’s sexual liberation, seeing her in the arms of an army of potential suitors. Pictures of Matchstick Men" Track Info. Written By Francis Rossi. Release Date January 5, 1968.
Two guitarists may be required to play this song. After all, Francis and Rick are both guitarists and have been together for over forty years. -- 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 Pic - tures of matchstick men Pic - tures of matchstick men (repeat till fade).
Charted: 7 12. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. This song was inspired by the matchstick men paintings of . They were peopled with spindly human figures who looked like matchstick men. . Lowry inspired another hit song, Brian and Michael's 1978 UK chart topper "Matchstalk Men and Matchstalk Cats and Dogs," which was a tribute to the then recently deceased Lowry's life. More songs from Status Quo. More songs inspired by paintings or drawings. More songs that were an artist's first hit. More songs from 1968.
Lyrics to "Pictures Of Matchstick Men" song by Status Quo: When I look up to the skies I see your eyes a funny kind of yellow I rush home to bed I soak my head. you with this guy you make men cry you li.Thanks to Tom Karzes for correcting these lyrics. Black Veils Of Melancholoy When The Mind Is Not Live Ice In The Sun Elizabeth Dreams Genleman Joe's Sidewalk Cafe Paradise Flats Technicolor Dreams Spicks And Specks Sheila Sunny Cellophane Skies Green Tambourine Pictures Of Matchstick Men To Be Free Make Me Stay A Bit Longer Auntie Nellie.
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Band Name Status Quo. Album Name Pictures of Matchstick Men (LP). 1. Pictures of Matchstick Men. 2. Spicks and Specks. 3. Black Veils of Melancholy. 4. Make Me Stay a Bit Longer.
|A1||Pictures Of Matchstick Men|
|A2||Spicks And Specks|
|A3||Black Veils Of Melancholy|
|A4||Make Me Stay A Bit Longer|
|A6||Ice In The Sun|
|B1||To Be Free|
|B2||When My Mind Is Not Live|
|B3||Are You Growing Tired Of My Love|
|B5||Gentleman Joe's Sidewalk Cafe|
|MAL 1193||Status Quo||Status Quo-Tations (LP, Comp, Mono)||Marble Arch Records||MAL 1193||UK||1969|
|MALS 1193||Status Quo||Status Quo-Tations (LP, Comp)||Marble Arch Records||MALS 1193||UK||1969|
|MAL 1193||Status Quo||Status Quo-Tations (LP, Comp)||Marble Arch Records||MAL 1193||New Zealand||1969|
|HMA 257||Status Quo||Pictures Of Matchstick Men (LP, Comp, RE)||Hallmark Records||HMA 257||UK||1976|
|87 898 XAT||Status Quo||Status Quotations (LP, Comp)||Marble Arch Records, Pye Records||87 898 XAT||Germany||1974|
|Pictures Of Matchstick Men||3:37|
|Pictures Of Matchstick Men (London Mix)||4:34|
|0210167EMU||Status Quo||Pictures Of Matchstick Men (7", Single, Ltd)||Ear Music||0210167EMU||Germany||2015|
|none||Status Quo||Pictures Of Matchstick Men (CDr, Single, Promo)||Warner Music UK Ltd., Rhino Entertainment Company||none||UK||2014|
|none||Status Quo||Pictures Of Matchstick Men (CDr, Single, Promo)||Ear Music||none||Germany||2014|