Pictures of Matchstick Men Lyrics

Status Quo

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publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Francis Dominic Nicholas Rossi
album: Track 12 in album Picturesque Matchstickable Messages From the Status Quo
release date: 1968-9
popularity : 23 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Psychedelic Rock/Pop Rock
length: 3:13
drums: John Coghlan
vocal: Francis Rossi
organ: Roy Lynes
guitar: Francis Rossi and Rick Parfitt
bass guitar: Alan Lancaster
lyricist: Francis Rossi
composer: Francis Rossi

Album Information

country(area): United Kingdom
format: Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Status Quo Picturesque Matchstickable Messages From the Status Quo cover art

Lyrics

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When I look up to the sky
I see your eyes, a funny kind of yellow
I rush home to bed, I sunk my head
I see your face underneath my pillow
I wake next morning, tired still yawning
See your face come peeking through my window

Pictures of matchstick men and you
Images 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

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Track Listing


Vinyl 1
  • 1 Black Veils of Melancholy
  • 2 When My Mind Is Not Live
  • 3 Ice in the Sun
  • 4 Elizabeth Dreams
  • 5 Gentleman Joe's Sidewalk Cafe
  • 6 Paradise Flat
  • 7 Technicolour Dreams
  • 8 Sheila
  • 9 Spicks and Specks
  • 10 Sunny Cellophane Skies
  • 11 Green Tambourine
  • 12 Pictures of Matchstick Men