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23 October 2015

‘Accept No Substitute’ 3CD and 2DVD

Released on 20th November 2015 through Universal Music, the Status Quo career retrospective releases ‘Accept No Substitute: The Definitive Hits’ 3CD and ‘Accept No Substitute: The Definitive Hits & More’ 2DVD are a true celebration of the entire body of work of one of the world’s greatest ever rock acts. For the first time ever, all of the eras across six decades that make up the incredible career of this truly seminal British act are presented together, along with some previously unavailable material on the DVD. The full tracklisting on both can now be revealed [see below]! The Amazon Pre-Order link is http://po.st/QUO

The 3CD collection entitled ‘Accept No Substitute: The Definitive Hits’ features 54 Quo classics. Drawing a line through from the earliest days, right up until the present time, this is an in depth journey through time. ‘Accept No Substitute’ is a treasure trove of hits, certainly, but also finds space for tracks that provide a narrative of the band’s story.

The gem in the ‘Accept No Substitute: The Definitive Hits & More’ 2DVD set is the never-before-seen full 27 minute epic improvised performance of ‘Is It Really Me / Gotta Go Home’ from the Beat Club Session in Germany in 1970. The 2DVD also offers an incredible 67 [sixty seven!] of the promotional videos for a swath of Quo classics, plus some extra special moments from throughout the years – 24 tracks of unseen material. The story is brought bang up to date with more exclusives that have never been on DVD before; 8 storming tracks recorded at Wembley in 1996 and then 7 tracks from the band’s rapturously received Download set in 2014. For Quo fans it’s unmissable. A promo trailer can be viewed at https://youtu.be/Tilh7cqRYyU

‘Accept No Substitute: The Definitive Hits’ and ‘Accept No Substitute: The Definitive Hits & More’ collate and define the Quo legacy. These landmark releases serve to collect, document and celebrate the output of one of the world’s most loved and influential rock acts.


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TRACKLISTING:

3CD FORMAT

CD1
Pictures of Matchstick Men - Picturesque Matchstickable Messages of the Status Quo
Ice In The Sun - Picturesque Matchstickable Messages of the Status Quo
Down The Dustpipe - Single
In My Chair - Single
Mean Girl – Dog Of Two Head
Gerdunula – Dog Of Two Head
Don’t Waste My Time - Piledriver
Big Fat Mama - Piledriver
Paper Plane - Piledriver
Claudie - Hello
Caroline - Hello
Softer Ride - Hello
Forty-Five Hundred Times - Hello
Break The Rules - Quo
Little Lady – On The Level
Down Down – On The Level
Roll Over Lay Down [Live] - Single

CD2
Rain – Blue For You
Mystery Song – Single Edit Version – Blue For You
Wild Side Of Life – Blue For You
Rockin’ All Over The World - Rockin’ All Over The World
Dirty Water - Rockin’ All Over The World
Hold You Back - Rockin’ All Over The World
Again and Again – If You Can’t Stand The Heat
Whatever You Want – If You Can’t Stand The Heat
Living On An Island – Single Edit Version – If You Can’t Stand The Heat
What You’re Proposing – Just Supposin’
Rock ’N’ Roll – Single Edit Version – Just Supposin’
Something ‘Bout You Baby I Like – Never Too Late
Marguerita Time – Back To Back
The Wanderer – Back To Back
Red Sky – In The Army Now
Burning Bridges (On and Off and On Again) – Ain’t Complaining
The Anniversary Waltz (Part 1) – Perfect Remedy
The Way It Goes – Under The Influence

CD3
Jam Side Down – Heavy Traffic
Blues and Rhythm – Heavy Traffic
Old Time Rock and Roll – Famous In The Last Century
The Party Ain’t Over Yet – The Party Ain’t Over Yet
Beginning of the End – In Search Of The Fourth Chord
Two Way Traffic - Quid Pro Quo
Rock ’N’ Roll ’N’ You - Quid Pro Quo
In The Army Now – Single 2010
Looking Out For Caroline – Bula Quo
GoGoGo – Bula Quo
Bula Bula Quo (Kua Ni Lega) – Bula Quo
Backwater – Frantic Four, Live in Dublin 2014
Just Take Me – Frantic Four, Live in Dublin 2014
Is There A Better Way – Frantic Four, Live in Hammersmith 2013
Blue Eyed Lady – Frantic Four, Live in Glasgow 2013
And It’s Better Now - Aquostic
Don’t Drive My Car - Aquostic
Rock ’til You Drop - Aquostic
Pictures Of Matchstick Men - Aquostic


2DVD FORMAT

DVD1
Pictures of Matchstick Men - Promo Videos 1960's - 70's
Down The Dustpipe - Promo Videos 1960's - 70's
Paper Plane - Promo Videos 1960's - 70's
Caroline - Promo Videos 1960's - 70's
Down Down - Promo Videos 1960's - 70's
Roll Over Lay Down – Live EP version - Promo Videos 1960's - 70's
Rain - Promo Videos 1960's - 70's
Mystery Song - Promo Videos 1960's - 70's
Wild Side of Life - Promo Videos 1960's - 70's
Rockin’ All Over The World - Promo Videos 1960's - 70's
Again and Again - Promo Videos 1960's - 70's
Let Me Fly - Promo Videos 1960's - 70's
Someone Show Me Home* - Promo Videos 1960's - 70's
Accident Prone - Promo Videos 1960's - 70's
Whatever You Want - Promo Videos 1960's - 70's
Living On An Island - Promo Videos 1960's - 70's
Runaway - Promo Videos 1960's - 70's
Who Asked You? - Promo Videos 1960's - 70's
What You’re Proposin’ - Promo Videos 1980’s
Lies - Promo Videos 1980’s
Don’t Drive My Car - Promo Videos 1980’s
Something ’bout You Baby I Like - Promo Videos 1980’s
Rock ’n’ Roll - Promo Videos 1980’s
Dear John - Promo Videos 1980’s
Ol’ Rag Blues - Promo Videos 1980’s
A Mess Of Blues - Promo Videos 1980’s
Marguerita Time - Promo Videos 1980’s
Going Down Town Tonight - Promo Videos 1980’s
The Wanderer - Promo Videos 1980’s
Rollin’ Home - Promo Videos 1980’s
In The Army Now - Promo Videos 1980’s
Dreamin’ - Promo Videos 1980’s
Ain’t Complaining - Promo Videos 1980’s
Who Gets The Love - Promo Videos 1980’s
Running All Over The World - Promo Videos 1980’s
Burning Bridges - Promo Videos 1980’s
Not At All - Promo Videos 1980’s
Little Dreamer - Promo Videos 1980’s
The Anniversary Waltz Pt.1 - Promo Videos 1990’s
The Anniversary Waltz Pt.2 - Promo Videos 1990’s
Can’t Give You More - Promo Videos 1990’s
Rock ‘til You Drop - Promo Videos 1990’s
Roadhouse Medley - Promo Videos 1990’s
I Didn’t Mean It - Promo Videos 1990’s
Sherri Don’t Fail Me Now - Promo Videos 1990’s
Restless - Promo Videos 1990’s
When You Walk In The Room - Promo Videos 1990’s
Fun Fun Fun - Promo Videos 1990’s
Don’t Stop - Promo Videos 1990’s
All Around My Hat - Promo Videos 1990’s
The Way It Goes - Promo Videos 1990’s

DVD2
Mony Mony - Promo Videos 2000 – 2013
Old Time Rock ’n’ Roll - Promo Videos 2000 – 2013
Jam Side Down - Promo Videos 2000 – 2013
All Stand Up - Promo Videos 2000 – 2013
You’ll Come ‘Round - Promo Videos 2000 – 2013
Beginning Of The End - Promo Videos 2000 – 2013
It’s Christmas Time - Promo Videos 2000 – 2013
In The Army Now 2010 - Promo Videos 2000 – 2013
Rock ’n’ Roll ’n’ You - Promo Videos 2000 – 2013
Two Way Traffic - Promo Videos 2000 – 2013
Let’s Rock - Promo Videos 2000 – 2013
Bula Quo - Promo Videos 2000 – 2013
Looking Out For Caroline - Promo Videos 2000 – 2013
GoGoGo - Promo Videos 2000 – 2013

Bonus Features:
Is It Really Me / Gotta Go Home - Beat Club Session 1970
Paper Plane - Live At Wembley 1996
Softer Ride - Live At Wembley 1996
The Wanderer - Live At Wembley 1996
Backwater - Live At Wembley 1996
Gerundula - Live At Wembley 1996
Something ‘bout You Baby I Like - Live At Wembley 1996
Don’t Waste My Time - Live At Wembley 1996
All Around My Hat - Live At Wembley 1996
Caroline - Live At Download 2014
Paper Plane - Live At Download 2014
Big Fat Mama - Live At Download 2014
Roll Over Lay Down - Live At Download 2014
Down Down - Live At Download 2014
Whatever You Want - Live At Download 2014
Rockin’ All Over The World - Live At Download 2014

* Song title in bold denotes previously unavailable material


VINYL FORMAT [released 18 December 2015]

LP1 – SIDE A
Pictures of Matchstick Men
Ice In The Sun
Down The Dustpipe
In My Chair
Paper Plane
Caroline
Break The Rules
Little Lady

LP1 – SIDE B
Down Down
Roll Over Lay Down – Live
Rain
Rockin’ All Over The World
Hold You Back

LP2 – SIDE C
Whatever You Want
Living On An Island – single edit version
Marguerita Time
The Wanderer
Burning Bridges (On and Off and On Again)
Blues and Rhythm

LP2 – SIDE D
Beginning Of The End
Two Way Traffic
Looking Out For Caroline
Blue Eyed Lady – Live
And It’s Better Now
Pictures of Matchstick Men




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