Thursday, September 14, 2006

Status Quo - Messages From The Status Quo

Now that Pictures of Matchstickmen has turned up as soundtrack for several TV-commercials lately, it's time to shine a light on the glorious album it's culled from. Conceived in the heyday of the British Psychedelic Era and absolutely among the best in it's genre. A trademark sound with that laserbeam lead guitar, nasal vocals, the occasional tape-flange effect and last but not least: superb melodies. All songs have that undefinable non pre-fab 60's bubblegum edge. Instantly recognizable and pure pop magic!

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