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CD Albums 1983-1996


Shown below is a complete list of Status Quo albums issued on Compact Disc. Where the album was not issued on vinyl the track listing is shown. I have only included non-U.K. releases if the CD was different to the U.K. issue or the CD was not released in the U.K. - so for example I have not included the Japanese "Perfect Remedy" CD but have included the Japanese "Don't Stop" CD as some bonus tracks were included.

1983 1+9+8+2 (Vertigo 800 035-2) Same as the vinyl release but "I Love Rock And Roll" was edited. Released in October 1983. Total Time 38:11

1983 NEVER TOO LATE (VERTIGO 800 053-2) Same as the vinyl release. Released in October 1983. Total Time 40:11

1983 12 GOLD BARS (Vertigo 800 062-2) Same as the vinyl release. Later repackaged as a budget 'mid-price' CD with an additional wrap-around cover.  Released in November 1983. Total Time 46:49

1983 BACK TO BACK (Vertigo 814 662-2) Same as the vinyl release. Released in December 1983. Total Time 32:58

1984 12 GOLD BARS VOLUME 2 (Vertigo 822 985-2) Same as the vinyl release. Released in November 1984. Total Time 44:31

1985 THE BEST OF STATUS QUO (THE EARLY YEARS) (PRT CDNSP 7773) Same as the "Best Of" album, but with an updated cover. Released in May 1985. Total Time 42:02

1986 MA KELLY'S GREASY SPOON (PRT CDMP 8834) Same as the vinyl release. Released in April 1986. Total Time 41:53

1986 DOG OF TWO HEAD (PRT CDMP 8837) Same as the vinyl release but with the tracks in a different order. Released in April 1986. Total Time 36:48

1986 IN THE ARMY NOW (Vertigo 830 049-2) Same as the vinyl release. Released in September 1986. Total Time 47:15

1987 HIT ALBUM (West Germany Polystar 830 901-2) Issued in West Germany only. Released in February 1987.
In The Army Now / What You're Proposing / Rockin' All Over The World / Don't Drive my Car / Rollin' Home / Living On An Island / Lies / Something 'Bout You Baby I Like / Whatever You Want / Break The Rules / Down Down / Rock N' Roll / Roll Over Lay Down / Paper Plane / Dear John / Caroline (Live At The N.E.C.). Total Time 64:11

1987 THE COLLECTION (Castle Communications CCSCD 114) Same as the vinyl release but omitted "Technicolor Dreams", "Spinning Wheel Blues" and "To Be Free". Released in May 1987. Total Time 72:18

1987 PILEDRIVER & HELLO! (Japanese Vertigo 33PD-362) Released in Japan only. The two albums were issued on one C.D. "Forty Five Hundred Times" was not included due to time constraints. Released on the 15th. November 1987. Total Time 69:43

1987 PICTURESQUE MATCHSTICKABLE MESSAGES FROM THE STATUS QUO (PRT 8.26693 ZR) Same as the vinyl release. Released in December 1987. Total Time 33:58

1987 SPARE PARTS (PRT 8.26694 ZR) Same as the vinyl release. Released in December 1987. Total Time 41:52

1987 MA KELLY'S GREASY SPOON (PRT 8.26695 ZR) Same as the vinyl release. Different back cover to the original Compact Disc issue. Released in December 1987. Total Time 41:51

1988 DOG OF TWO HEAD (PRT 8.26696 ZR) Same as the vinyl release, but with the tracks in a different order. Different back cover to the original Compact Disc issue. Released in January 1988. Total Time 36:52

1988 QUOTATIONS - VOLUME 1 THE BEGINNING (PRT 8.26699 ZR) Same as the vinyl release. Released in January 1988. Total Time 22:40

1988 QUOTATIONS VOLUME 2 - FLIPSIDES, ALTERNATIVES AND ODDITIES (PRT 8.26700 ZR) Same as the vinyl release. Released in January 1988. Total Time 38:31

1988 AIN'T COMPLAINING (Vertigo 834 604-2) Same as the vinyl release. The CD was available through the 'CD On Demand' series in 2004. Released on the 16th. June 1988. Total Time 52:16

1989 STATUS QUO (American Mercury 836 651-2) Issued in America only. Released in March 1989.
Ain't Complaining / Everytime I Think Of You / In The Army Now / Another Shipwreck / Rollin' Home / I Know You're Leaving - Rockin' All Over The World / Who Gets The Love? / Red Sky / Cross That Bridge / Magic / Cream Of The Crop. Total Time 50:56

1989 PRT COLLECTOR (PRT GHCD3) Issued on Compact Disc only. The release had the same track listing as the "Golden Hour Of Status Quo" album. Released on the 10th. April 1989. Total Time 66:49

1989 BEST OF THE EARLY YEARS (West German Matinee 160 081.8) Released in West Germany only. The album was also available on cassette but not on record.
Nanana / Mean Girl / Down The Dustpipe / Someone's Learning / Gerdundula (1) / Junior's Wailing / In My Chair / Spinning Wheel Blues / Ice In The Sun / Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Black Veils Of Melancholy / Umleitung. Total Time 44:54

1989 PICTURESQUE MATCHSTICKABLE MESSAGES FROM THE STATUS QUO & SPARE PARTS (Japanese Teichiku 25CP-62) Released in Japan only. Same as the vinyl releases. Released in May 1989. Total Time 75:10

1989 MA KELLY'S GREASY SPOON & DOG OF TWO HEAD (Japanese Teichiku 25CP-63) Released in Japan only. Same as the vinyl releases except "Everything" was omitted and the tracks, from "Dog Of Two Head" were in a different order. Released in May 1989. Total Time 75:59

1989 20 GREATEST HITS (Italian PRT CDPR 22) Released in Italy only. Same as the vinyl release except that "Someone's Learning" was edited due to maximum playing time constraints.
Umleitung / Spinning Wheel Blues / Spicks And Specks / Face Without A Soul / Gerdundula (2) / (April) Spring Summer And Wednesdays / Pictures of Matchstick Men / Mean Girl / Railroad / Lakky Lady / Lazy Poker Blues / Technicolor Dreams / Sunny Cellophane Skies / Need Your Love / Someone's Learning / Something's Going On In My Head / Green Tambourine / Elizabeth Dreams / Shy Fly / Everything. Total Time 73:39

1989 DIE GROSSEN ERFOLGE EINER SUPERGRUPPE (West German Vertigo 62 010 4) Released in West Germany only. Same as the vinyl release. Limited Club Edition C.D.
Running All Over The World / Caroline / Whatever You Want / Rain / Rock N' Roll / Rollin' Home / Wild Side Of Life - In The Army Now / Paper Plane / What You're Proposing / Marguerita Time / The Wanderer / Down Down / Ol' Rag Blues / Rockin' All Over The World. Total Time 56:25

1989 PERFECT REMEDY (Vertigo 842 098-2) Same as the vinyl release. Two covers were produced, one with the album title typed and the second with the title handwritten. The CD was available through the 'CD On Demand' series in 2004. Released on the 20th. November 1989. Total Time 47:02

1989 RECOLLECTIONS (Avanti RECCD 001) Issued on Compact Disc only. Released on the 11th. December 1989.
Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Mean Girl / Down The Dustpipe / Good Thinking / Spinning Wheel Blues / To Be Free / Little Miss Nothing / Gerdundula (1) / Lazy Poker Blues / Shy Fly / Something's Going On In My Head / Are You Growing Tired Of My Love / Paradise Flat / Technicolor Dreams. Total Time 46:23

1989 PICTURESQUE MATCHSTICKABLE MESSAGES FROM THE STATUS QUO (Castle Communications CLACD 168) Same as the vinyl release. Budget price re-issue. Different back cover to the original Compact Disc issue. Released on the 18th. December 1989. Total Time 33:58

1989 MA KELLY'S GREASY SPOON (Castle Communications CLACD 169) Same as the vinyl release. Budget price re-issue. Different back cover to the earlier Compact Disc issues. Released on the 18th. December 1989. Total Time 41:50

1990 ON THE LEVEL (West German Vertigo 842 101-2) Released in West Germany only. Same as the vinyl release but did not include the extract of "You'll Never Walk Alone". Released in January 1990. Total Time 38:28

1990 GOLDEN HOUR OF STATUS QUO (Knight KGH CD 110) Same as the vinyl release but with a new cover design. The re-issue was also available on cassette but not on record. Released on the 17th. April 1990. Total Time 66:49

1990 STATUS QUO STORY (Italian PRT CD3PR 28) Three C.D. set only released in Italy. The set was only available on C.D. Disc 1 –
Umleitung / Lakky Lady / The Clown / Elizabeth Dreams / Is It Really Me? - Gotta Go Home / Black Veils Of Melancholy / Spicks And Specks / Mr. Mind Detector / Something's Going On In My Head / Shy Fly / Someone's Learning / Face Without A Soul / Nothing At All / Technicolor Dreams / You're Just What I Was Looking For Today / Nanana Disc 2 – Railroad / Lazy Poker Blues / Sunny Cellophane Skies / Little Miss Nothing / Need Your Love / Antique Angelique / Gerdundula (2) / Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Junior's Wailing / So Ends Another Life / Everything / Sheila / Poor Old Man / Green Tambourine / Good Thinking / Neighbour, Neighbour Disc 3 - Mean Girl / When I Awake / (April) Spring Summer And Wednesdays / When My Mind Is Not Live / Are You Growing Tired Of My Love / Nanana / Ice In The Sun / Velvet Curtains / Spinning Wheel Blues / Daughter / Gentleman Joe's Sidewalk Café / Paradise Flat / Tune To The Music / Time To Fly / Do You Live In Fire / José. Total Time 174:30

1990 SPINNING WHEEL BLUES (Castle Communications 295 975) Issued on Compact Disc and cassette only. The release was for export purposes only.
Down The Dustpipe / Mean Girl / José / Need Your Love / Green Tambourine / Spinning Wheel Blues / Ice In The Sun / Black Veils Of Melancholy / Lazy Poker Blues / Poor Old Man / Gerdundula (2) /The Price Of Love (1). Total Time 39:28

1990 B-SIDES & RARITIES (Castle Communications CCSCD 271) Same as the vinyl release. Released on the 17th. September 1990. Total Time 73:15

1990 SPARE PARTS (Castle Communications CLACD 205) Same as the vinyl release. Budget price re-issue. Different back cover to the earlier Compact Disc issue. Released on the 17th. September 1990. Total Time 41:53

1990 DOG OF TWO HEAD (Castle Communications CLACD 206) Same as the vinyl release. Budget price re-issue. Different back cover to the earlier Compact Disc issues. Released on the 17th. September 1990. Total Time 36:56

1990 ROCKING ALL OVER THE YEARS (Vertigo 846 797-2) Same as the vinyl release. The CD was available through the 'CD On Demand' series in 2004. Released on the 8th. October 1990. Total Time 78:02

1990 PILEDRIVER (German Repertoire RR 4119-WP) Issued in Germany only. Same as the vinyl release but included the extra tracks "Joanne" and "Lonely Night". Released on the 15th. November 1990. Total Time 48:10

1990 INTROSPECTIVE (Baktabak CINT 5003) Same as the vinyl release but the interview was not split into two parts. Released on the 26th. November 1990. Total Time 49:08

1991 PORTRAIT (Dutch BR Music BRCD 54) Issued in Holland only. Different track listing to the vinyl release.
Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Black Veils Of Melancholy / Ice In The Sun / Technicolor Dreams / Sheila / Spicks And Specks / Are You Growing Tired Of My Love / The Price Of Love (1) / Down The Dustpipe/ In My Chair / Antique Angelique / Gerdundula (2) / Tune To The Music / Everything / Junior's Wailing / Something's Going On In My Head / Spinning Wheel Blues / Mean Girl. Total Time 57:06

1991 THE EARLY WORKS (Essential ESBCD 136) Same as the vinyl release. Issued as a three C.D. denim effect box set with a twenty four page booklet. Released in January 1991. Re-issued in 1997 in a plain blue box without the booklet. Total Time 214:46

1991 NIGHTRIDING (Knight KNCD 10018) Issued on Compact Disc and cassette only. Released on the 14th. January 1991.
Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Gerdundula (1) / Are You Growing Tired Of My Love / Black Veils Of Melancholy / Green Tambourine / Mean Girl / Ice In The Sun / Down The Dustpipe / Poor Old Man / Spicks And Specks / In My Chair / Technicolor Dreams / Gotta Go Home / Sunny Cellophane Skies. Total Time 45:55

1991 WHATEVER YOU WANT & JUST SUPPOSIN' (Vertigo 848 087-2) Issued in the 'Back 2 Back' series. "High Flyer" and "The Wild Ones" were omitted. The CD was available through the 'CD On Demand' series in 2004. Released on the 4th. February 1991. Total Time 75:21

1991 NEVER TOO LATE & BACK TO BACK (Vertigo 848 088-2) Issued in the 'Back 2 Back' series. Same as the vinyl releases but the tracks on "Back To Back" were slightly edited. Released on the 4th. February 1991. Total Time 73:29

1991 QUO & BLUE FOR YOU (Vertigo 848 089-2) Issued in the 'Back 2 Back' series. Same as the vinyl releases but the tracks on "Blue For You" were slightly edited. Released on the 4th. February 1991. Total Time 74:30

1991 IF YOU CAN'T STAND THE HEAT & 1+9+8+2 (Vertigo 848 090-2) Issued in the 'Back 2 Back' series. Same as the vinyl releases. Released on the 4th. February 1991. Total Time 76:52

1991 PILEDRIVER (Vertigo 848 171-2) Same as the vinyl release. Released on the 4th. February 1991. Total Time 39:59

1991 HELLO! (Vertigo 848 172-2) Same as the vinyl release. Released on the 4th. February 1991. Total Time 39:10

1991 ROCKIN' ALL OVER THE WORLD (Vertigo 848 173-2) Same as the vinyl release. Released on the 4th. February 1991. Total Time 45:21

1991 ON THE LEVEL (Vertigo 848 174-2) Same as the vinyl release. Unlike the West German C.D. release the "You'll Never Walk Alone" extract was included. Released on the 4th. February 1991. Total Time 38:46

1991 LIVE AT THE N.E.C. (German Vertigo 818 947-2) Issued in Germany only. Same as the vinyl release. Released in March 1991. Total Time 45:39

1991 PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN (Australian Rainbow RCD 1116) Issued in Australia only. C.D. only release. Released in March 1991. The C.D was later re-issued (with the same sleeve design) with the catalogue number RCD 9079.
Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Ice In The Sun / Spicks And Specks / Antique Angelique / Are You Growing Tired Of My Love / Black Veils Of Melancholy / Down The Dustpipe / Spinning Wheel Blues / Umleitung / Someone's Learning / Daughter / Lakky Lady. Total Time 44:20

1991 THE HITMACHINE (Dutch Woodford Music WMCD 5614) Issued in Holland only. C.D. only release. Released in April 1991.
Down The Dustpipe / Green Tambourine / I (Who Have Nothing) / Ice In The Sun / Lazy Poker Blues / Little Miss Nothing / Need Your Love / Paradise Flat / Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Spicks And Specks / Spinning Wheel Blues / The Price Of Love (1) / In My Chair / Mean Girl. Total Time 44:37

1991 CASTLE MASTERS COLLECTION (German Castle Communications CMC 3040) Issued in Germany in 1991 and in Australia (CMCA 020) in 1992. C.D. only release. I
ce In The Sun / Lakky Lady / Is It Really Me? / Gerdundula (1) / Neighbour, Neighbour / Paradise Flat / Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Mean Girl / Down The Dustpipe / José / Good Thinking / Lazy Poker Blues / Are You Growing Tired Of My Love / Antique Angelique / Umleitung / Something's Going On In My Head / Shy Fly / Little Miss Nothing. Total Time 62:11

1991 ICE IN THE SUN (Marble Arch CMA CD 108) Issued on Compact Disc and cassette only. Released in April 1991. The C.D. was re-issued (with a new back sleeve) in 1994 as part of the 'Success' series.
Ice In The Sun / Face Without A Soul / In My Chair / Spinning Wheel Blues / Is It Really Me? - Gotta Go Home / Need Your Love / Are You Growing Tired Of My Love / Tune To The Music / Nothing At All / Velvet Curtains / Poor Old Man / Daughter. Total Time 46:27

1991 TO BE OR NOT TO BE (Pickwick PWKS 4051 P) Same as the vinyl release but with a different cover design. Released on the 1st. June 1991. Total Time 49:42

1991 LIVE AT THE N.E.C. (Vertigo 818 947-2) Import (from Germany) released in the U.K. Released on the 1st. June 1991. Total Time 45:39

1991 GREAT BOX (Japanese Vertigo PHCR-3129/3132) Issued in Japan only. Limited edition four C.D. box set with "12 Gold Bars", "12 Gold Bars Volume II", "Live At The N.E.C." and "Tokyo Quo". "Live At The N.E.C." and "Tokyo Quo" were the same as the vinyl releases. "12 Gold Bars Volume II" did not include "Caroline (Live at the N.E.C.)" as this was included on the "N.E.C." C.D. "12 Gold Bars" was the same as the vinyl release. The box set included a seventy six page booklet. Released on the 25th. June 1991. Total Time 174:29

1991 THE HITMACHINE (Woodford Music WMCD 5614) Import (from Holland) released in the U.K. Released on the 15th. July 1991. Total Time 44:37

1991 ROCK 'TIL YOU DROP (Vertigo 510 341-2) Same as the vinyl release but included six extra tracks:- Good Sign (Rossi-Frost) 4:13 / Tommy 3:49 / Nothing Comes Easy (Rossi-Parfitt-Bown-Edwards-Rich) 5:46 / Fame Or Money (Rossi-Bown) 4:03 / The Price Of Love (2) 3:43 / Forty-Five Hundred Times 12:52. Both "The Price Of Love" (originally issued as a single in 1969) and "Forty-Five Hundred Times" (originally recorded for the "Hello!" album in 1973) were re- recordings. "Tommy" was a re-recording of the song "Tommy's In Love" (from the "Perfect Remedy" album). Released on the 23rd. September 1991. Total Time 75:57

1991 BEST OF STATUS QUO 1968-1971 (Pickwick PWKS 4080) Issued on Compact Disc and cassette only.
"You're Just What I Was Looking For Today" was incorrectly shown as 'Hey Little Woman'. Released on the 7th. October 1991. In My Chair / Railroad / Good Thinking / José / Gerdundula (2) / To Be Free / Everything / Mean Girl / Down The Dustpipe / You're Just What I Was Looking For Today / Need Your Love / Shy Fly / Lazy Poker Blues / Daughter / (April) Spring Summer And Wednesdays / Spinning Wheel Blues. Total Time 57:36

1991 BACK TO THE BEGINNING (Decal CD LIKD 81) Double set released on Compact Disc only. Issued with a twenty eight page booklet. Released on the 21st. October 1991. Disc 1 -
I (Who Have Nothing) / Hurdy Gurdy Man / (We Ain't Got) Nothin' Yet / Almost But Not Quite There / Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Black Veils Of Melancholy / Ice In The Sun / Make Me Stay A Bit Longer / Are You Growing Tired Of My Love / The Price Of Love (1) / Down The Dustpipe / In My Chair / Tune To The Music / Mean Girl / Gerdundula (1) Disc 2 - Spicks And Specks / Gentleman Joe's Sidewalk Café / Elizabeth Dreams / Technicolor Dreams / Face Without A Soul / Antique Angelique / Little Miss Nothing / Spinning Wheel Blues / Everything / Daughter / Junior's Wailing / Nanana (extraction) / Umleitung / Railroad / Nanana. Total Time 96:31

1991 3 ALBUMS ORIGINAUX (French Phonogram 510 404-2) Three C.D. box set issued in France only. The release was in conjunction with the radio station RFM. The C.D.s were "Piledriver", "Hello!" and "12 Gold Bars". Released in October 1991. Total Time 125:58

1991 BEST OF STATUS QUO 1972-1986 (Pickwick PWKS 4087 P) Issued on Compact Disc and cassette only. "Roll Over Lay Down" was taken from the "Live at the N.E.C." album. Released on the 28th. October 1991.
Caroline / Don't Waste My Time / Like A Good Girl / Again And Again / Fine Fine Fine / Accident Prone / Roll Over Lay Down / She Don't Fool Me / Keep Me Guessing / Oh! What A Night / Just Take Me / Let's Ride / Late Last Night / A Mess Of Blues. Total Time 61:19

1991 QUOTATIONS VOL 1 & 2 (German Castle Communications CBC 8014) Same as the vinyl releases but issued as a double set in Germany. Different cover design. Total Time 61:11

1992 STATUS QUO LIVE! (Vertigo 510 334-2) Double set. Same as the vinyl release. Released on the 3rd. February 1992. Total Time 92:41

1992 THE EARLY YEARS (Dojo EARL D 8) C.D. only release. Included recordings of "Need Your Love" and "In My Chair" that had previously only been issued in Mexico. Released on the 26th. May 1992.
Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Ice In The Sun / Poor Old Man / Antique Angelique / Nothing At All / The Price Of Love (1) / Down The Dustpipe / Good Thinking / Time To Fly / Need Your Love / Spinning Wheel Blues / Shy Fly / In My Chair / Gerdundula (1) / Junior's Wailing / Tune To The Music / Nanana / Mean Girl. Total Time 60:11

1992 ROCKING ALL OVER THE YEARS (Italian Vertigo 512 424-2) Different release to the U.K. issue.
Whatever You Want / Something 'Bout You Baby I Like / Marguerita Time / Invitation / Rockin' All Over The World (incorrectly shown as Rockin' All Over The Years) / 1000 Years - In The Army Now / Wild Side Of Life / The Wanderer / For You / Burning Bridges / The Anniversary Waltz Part One. Total Time 42:06

1992 TUNE TO THE MUSIC (German Ariola Express 291 008) Issued in Germany only. C.D. only release.
Tune To The Music / Down The Dustpipe / In My Chair / The Price Of Love (1) / Technicolor Dreams / Lakky Lady / Hurdy Gurdy Man / Black Veils Of Melancholy / Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Ice In The Sun / Nothing At All / Mean Girl / Umleitung / Spinning Wheel Blues. Total Time 48:26

1992 LIVE ALIVE QUO (Polydor 517 367-2) Same as the vinyl release but with the songs in a different order and three extra tracks: Don't Drive My Car 4:08 / Hold You Back 4:23 / Little Lady 3:34. The extra tracks were recorded 'live' at Wembley Arena, in London, in December 1990. Released on the 2nd. November 1992. Total Time 52:32

1992 TUNE TO THE MUSIC (Ariola Express 291 008) Import (from Germany) released in the U.K. Released on the 23rd. November 1992. Total Time 48:26

1992 THE VERY BEST OF SLADE & STATUS QUO (Australian J&B JB 501/3) Issued in Australia only. Split C.D. with each band having eight tracks each. Whatever You Want / Rockin' All Over The World / Roll Over Lay Down / Caroline / Mystery Song / The Wanderer / Down Down / Wild Side Of Life. Total Time 60:32

1993 ICE IN THE SUN (Savanna SSLCD 204) Re-issue, in conjunction with Woolworths shops, with a new cover design. Released in May 1993. Total Time 46:27

1993 A FEW BARS MORE (Spectrum Music 550 002-2) Issued on Compact Disc and cassette only. Released on the 24th. May 1993. The CD was released in Australia in 1997 as the "Collection Series".
Whatever You Want / What You're Proposing / Softer Ride / The Price Of Love (2) / Drifting Away / She Don't Fool Me / Who Gets The Love / Let's Work Together / Bring It On Home / Backwater / I Saw The Light / Don't Stop Me Now / Come Rock With Me – Rockin' On / Rockin' All Over The World. Total Time 58:12

1993 HOL DIR DEN BEAT ZURUCK (Dutch Electrola CD 7243 8 27240 2 S) Issued in Holland only. C.D. only release. Released in August 1993.
Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Ice In The Sun / Down The Dustpipe / In My Chair / Mean Girl / Black Veils Of Melancholy / The Price Of Love (1) / Spicks And Specks / Sheila / Green Tambourine / Spinning Wheel Blues / Are you Growing Tired Of My Love / Umleitung / Gerdundula (1) / Railroad / Daughter / Lakky Lady / Tune To The Music / Is It Really Me? - Gotta Go Home / Everything. Total Time 72:35

1993 THE GALLERY (German Castle Communications CSC 7109) Limited edition (of five thousand) C.D. with a 6 DM telephone card. Issued in Germany only. Released in October 1993.
Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Ice In The Sun / Spicks And Specks / Black Veils Of Melancholy / Down The Dustpipe / Shy Fly / Mean Girl / Daughter / In My Chair / Tune To The Music / Junior's Wailing / Spinning Wheel Blues / Lazy Poker Blues / Do You Live In Fire / Everything / Gerdundula (1). Total Time 49:08

1993 GREATEST HITS (Australian Castle Communications TESSCD 010) Issued in Australia only.
Ice In The Sun / Lakky Lady / Is It Really Me? / Gerdundula (1) / Neighbour, Neighbour / Paradise Flat / Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Mean Girl / Down The Dustpipe / José / Good Thinking / Lazy Poker Blues / Are You Growing Tired Of My Love / Antique Angelique / Umleitung / Something's Going On In My Head / Shy Fly / Little Miss Nothing / Sunny Cellophane Skies / The Clown / Nothing At All. Total Time 72:15

1993 TOKYO QUO (Japanese Vertigo PHCR-4171) Released in Japan only. Released on the 21st. November 1993.
Is There A Better Way / Little Lady / Most Of The Time / Rain / Caroline - Roll Over Lay Down / Big Fat Mama / Don't Waste My Time / Bye Bye Johnny. Total Time 42:28

1994 STATUS QUO (Castle Communications MAT CD 291) Issued on Compact Disc and cassette only. Released on the 28th. March 1994.
Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Green Tambourine / Mean Girl / Ice In The Sun / Something's Going On In My Head / Lazy Poker Blues / Down The Dustpipe / Little Miss Nothing / Make Me Stay A Bit Longer / Auntie Nellie / Do You Live In Fire / Daughter / Are you Growing Tired Of My Love / Elizabeth Dreams / Face Without A Soul / Everything / Gentleman Joe's Sidewalk Café / Gerdundula (2) / Need Your Love / Spinning Wheel Blues / You're Just What I Was Looking For Today / Railroad / Good Thinking / In My Chair. Total Time 77:56

1994 PICTURESQUE MATCHSTICKABLE MESSAGES FROM THE STATUS QUO (Japanese Victor VICP-5376) Different release to the U.K. version. The cover design was based on the American released "Messages From The Status Quo" album. Released on the 21st. May 1994.
Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Gentleman Joe's Sidewalk Café / Black Veils Of Melancholy / To Be Free / Ice In The Sun / When My Mind Is Not Live / Elizabeth Dreams / Technicolor Dreams / Spicks And Specks / Sunny Cellophane Skies / Make Me Stay A Bit Longer / Auntie Nellie / Face Without A Soul / Mr. Mind Detector / Antique Angelique / Little Miss Nothing / Are You Growing Tired Of My Love / I (Who Have Nothing) / Hurdy Gurdy Man / (We Ain't Got) Nothin' Yet / I Want It / Almost But Not Quite There / Make Me Stay A Bit Longer / Wait Just A Minute / Tune To The Music. Total Time 56:47

1994 THIRSTY WORK (Polydor 523 606-2) Same as the vinyl release. A five track promotion copy was produced (WORK 1CD). The tracks being: "I Didn't Mean It", "Sherri Don't Fail Me Now!", "Rude Awakening Time", "Restless" and "Queenie". The CD was available through the 'CD On Demand' series in 2004. Released on the 22nd. August 1994. Total Time 58:17

1994 IT'S ONLY ROCK & ROLL (Spectrum Music 550 190-2) Issued on Compact Disc and cassette only. The CD was available through the 'CD On Demand' series in 2004. Released on the 18th. September 1994.
The Wanderer / Don't Waste My Time / Something 'Bout You Baby I Like / Blue Eyed Lady / Accident Prone /Where I Am / Little Dreamer / Ain't Complaining / Hard Ride / A Mess Of Blues / You Don't Own Me / Your Smiling Face / Name Of The Game / Enough Is Enough. Total Time 51:23

1995 WHATEVER YOU WANT - THE VERY BEST OF STATUS QUO (Danish Vertigo 526 764-2) Issued in Denmark only. Released in February 1995.
Whatever You Want / Down Down / Rockin' All Over The World / In The Army Now / Caroline / Break The Rules / Roll Over Lay Down / Wild Side Of Life / What You're Proposing / Something 'Bout You Baby I Like / Dear John / Ol' Rag Blues / Marguerita Time / The Wanderer / Rollin' Home / Paper Plane / Burning Bridges / The Anniversary Waltz. Total Time 70:47

1995 THE OTHER SIDE OF STATUS QUO (Connoisseur Collection VSOP CD 213) C.D. only release. The C.D. included the previously un-released recording of "I Wonder Why". The recording of "Forty-Five Hundred Times" was an edited version from the "Rock 'Til You Drop" album. Released on the 6th. March 1995.
Magic / The Power Of Rock / Don't Give It Up / Rotten To The Bone / You Lost The Love / Heartburn / Perfect Remedy / A B Blues / Keep Me Guessing / Joanne / Doing It All For You / Lonely / That's Alright / I Wonder Why (Rossi-Frost) 3:59 / Gerdundula (Live) / Long-Legged Girls / Forty-Five Hundred Times (2) / Junior's Wailing (Live). Total Time 77:21

1995 PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN (Spectrum Music 550 727-2) Issued on Compact Disc and cassette only. Released on the 15th. March 1995.
Down The Dustpipe / Mean Girl / Gerdundula (1) / The Price Of Love (1) / Make Me Stay A Bit Longer / José / Hurdy Gurdy Man / Something's Going On In My Head / Green Tambourine / Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Ice In The Sun / Black Veils Of Melancholy / Laticia / I (Who Have Nothing) / Tune To The Music / Spicks And Specks / Umleitung / Nanana. Total Time 60:39

1995 LE GENIES DU ROCK - PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN (French Editions Atlas RK CD 503) C.D. that was available with an issue of the French magazine 'Les Genies Du Rock'.
Ice In The Sun / Lakky Lady / Is It Really Me? / Gerdundula (1) / Neighbour, Neighbour / Paradise Flat / Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Mean Girl / José / Good Thinking / Lazy Poker Blues / Are You Growing Tired Of My Love / Antique Angelique / Umleitung / Something's Going On In My Head / Shy Fly / Little Miss Nothing / Sunny Cellophane Skies / The Clown / Nothing At All. Total Time 70:17

1995 PAPER PLANE (Italian Ecofina MRL 081) The first official release of Quo's 1973 BBC Radio 'in concert' programme. The C.D. was available with issue 81 of the Italian 'I Miti Del Rock' magazine. The same C.D. (but with a different sleeve booklet) was issued with the Spanish magazine 'Los Grandes Del Rock' issue 80. Junior's Wailing / Someone's Learning / In My Chair / Railroad / Don't Waste My Time / Paper Plane / Roadhouse Blues / Bye Bye Johnny. Total Time 51:04

1995 MA KELLY'S GREASY SPOONFUL COLLECTION (Japanese Victor VICP-5578) Japanese release only. The C.D. was made up of the "Ma Kelly's Greasy Spoon" album excluding "Junior's Wailing" & "Lazy Poker Blues" and with 10 bonus tracks. Released on the 21st. July 1995.
Daughter / Shy Fly / The Price Of Love (1) / Everything / Spinning Wheel Blues / Down The Dustpipe / Lakky Lady / (April) Spring Summer And Wednesdays / Need Your Love / Is It Really Me? - Gotta Go Home / In My Chair / Tune To The Music / Umleitung / Something's Going On In My Head / Mean Girl / Gerdundula (2) / Do You Live In Fire / José / Nanana. Total Time 74:37

1996 BACK TO BASICS (Australian Castle Communications CAMCD166) Australian release with the same track listing as the "Golden Hour Of Status Quo" album. Re-issued as part of the 3 CD Box Set "Early Rock" (Australian BMG 7432164 4922) in 1999 with a Sweet CD and a Dave Edmunds CD. Total Time 66:49

1996 DON'T STOP (Polygram TV 531 035-2) Quo's 30th Anniversary album. "Fun Fun Fun" was with the Beach Boys, "Raining In My Heart" featured Brian May (of Queen) on guitar and "All Around My Hat" featured Maddy Prior. A promotion C.D. was produced (SQ RAD 1) with the album tracks "Don't Stop", "I Can Hear The Grass Grow", "Fun, Fun, Fun" and "All Around My Hat". The album entered the UK chart on the 17th. February 1996. It reached the two position and spent eleven weeks in the chart. The CD was available through the 'CD On Demand' series in 2004. Produced by Pip Williams. Released on the 5th. February 1996.
Fun Fun Fun (Brian Wilson-Mike Love) 4:00 / When You Walk In The Room (Jackie De Shannon) 3:23 / I Can Hear The Grass Grow (Roy Wood) 3:23 / You Never Can Tell (It Was A Teenage Wedding) (Chuck Berry) 3:48 / Get Back (John Lennon-Paul McCartney) 3:19 / Safety Dance (Ivan Dorroschuk) 3:50 / Raining In My Heart (Boudleaux Bryant-Felice Bryant) 3:37 / Don't Stop (Christine McVie) 3:38 / Sorrow (Bob Feldman-Jerry Goldstein-Richard Gotteher) 4:12 / Proud Mary (John Fogerty) 3:30 / Lucille (Albert Collins-Richard Penniman) 3:00 / Johnny And Mary (Robert Palmer) 3:35 / Get Out Of Denver (Bob Seger) 4:08 / The Future's So Bright (I Gotta Wear Shades) (Pat MacDonald) 3:36 / All Around My Hat (Traditional arranged Rossi-Parfitt-Bown-Edwards-Rich) 3:55. Total Time 55:54

1996 SERIE LA COLLECTION (French Castle Communications CD 972 578 WM 336) Two C.D. cardboard envelope set with "Ma Kelly's Greasy Spoon" (CLACD 169) and "Dog Of Two Head" (CLACD 206). "Dog Of Two Head" was also issued separately in a cardboard package (9992251 WM 302). Total Time 78:46

1996 THE VERY BEST OF STATUS QUO (Polish BS 119) The version of "Roll Over Lay Down" was from the "Hello" album.
I Didn't Mean It / In The Army Now / Rockin' All Over The World / Whatever You Want / What You're Proposing / Something 'Bout You Baby I Like / Roll Over Lay Down / Rain / Wild Side Of Life / Dear John / Ol' Rag Blues / The Wanderer / Rollin' Home / Burning Bridges / Rock N' Roll / Paper Plane / Caroline / Break The Rules / Down Down / The Anniversary Waltz Part One. Total Time 73:25

1996 THE BEST OF STATUS QUO (Truetrax TRT CD 198) Budget price release not to be confused with the 1973 album. Released in July 1996. I
n My Chair / Down The Dustpipe / Good Thinking / Green Tambourine / Something's Going On In My Head / The Price Of Love (1) / Railroad / Mean Girl / Technicolor Dreams / Gerdundula (2) / Antique Angelique / Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Spinning Wheel Blues / Elizabeth Dreams / Ice In the Sun / Shy Fly / Lazy Poker Blues / Hurdy Gurdy Man / Time To Fly / Are You Growing Tired Of My Love. Total Time 70:05

1996 STATUS QUO - BEST (German Phono Music CD 27200682 B) Digital remastered singles collection. The recording of "Roll Over Lay Down" was taken from the "Hello!" album. Released in August 1996.
In The Army Now / What You're Proposing / Dreamin' / Something 'Bout You Baby I Like / Whatever You Want / Roll Over Lay Down / Caroline / Spinning Wheel Blues / In My Chair / Pictures Of Matchstick Men / Ice In The Sun / The Price Of Love (1) / Down The Dustpipe / Paper Plane / Down Down / Wild Side Of Life / Mystery Song / Break The Rules / Lies / Rockin' All Over The World. Total Time 75:37

1996 DON'T STOP (Japanese TDK TDCN-5597) Included the bonus tracks "Mortified, "Temporary Friend", "Tilting At The Mill" and "Fun Fun Fun (Extended Fade Version)". Released on the 25th. August 1996. Total Time 71:26

1996 THE HITMACHINE (Disky Communications D C 869802) Re-issue of the 1992 release, with a new cover design and catalogue number. Released on the 30th. September 1996. Total Time 44:37

1996 THE VERY BEST OF (French Mercury 534 140-2) Double 'best of' CD compilation. The version of "Roll Over Lay Down" was the edited 1973 recording used on the "Rocking All Over The Years" album. The full recording of the "Anniversary Waltz" was included. Released in October 1996. Disc 1 -
Fun, Fun, Fun / What You're Proposing / Burning Bridges / The Wanderer / Blue Eyed Lady / A Mess Of Blues / Don't Waste My Time / Whatever You Want / O Baby / Rockin' All Over The World / Roll Over Lay Down / Roadhouse Blues Disc 2 - In The Army Now / Marguerita Time / Paper Plane / Dear John / Forty-Five Hundred Times (1) / Caroline / Softer Ride / Down Down / Something 'Bout You Baby I Like / Break The Rules / Anniversary Waltz (Part One & Two). Total Time 101:52

1996 ROCKING ALL OVER THE WORLD (German Spectrum 5500022 / 550 190-2 / 550727-2) Box set with the C.D.s "A Few Bars More", "It's Only Rock & Roll" and "Pictures Of Matchstick Men". The set was only available through a record club in Germany. Released in December 1996. Total Time 170:14

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