Coverafbeelding Status Quo - Accident Prone
  • Statistieken
  •   6 weken
  •   13 piekpositie
  •   115 punten
  •   1978

Artiestinformatie

Land   Verenigd Koninkrijk

Status Quo was een populaire rockband waarvan de muziek gekarakteriseerd wordt door een sterke boogie- en boogiewoogiestijl. De klassieke bezetting bestond enerzijds uit oprichters Alan Lancaster en Francis Rossi en anderzijds uit Rick Parfitt en John Coghlan. Status Quo heeft meer dan 20 hits in de Top 40 gehad maar hebben nooit een nummer 1 hit gescoord. Wel bereikte 2 singles de 2e plaats als hoogste notering (Down down en Roll over lay down).

De band begon in 1962. De eerste grote hits waren psychedelische nummers zoals "Pictures of Matchstick Men", "Black Veils of Melancholy" en "Ice in the Sun",

De band ontwikkelde in de jaren zeventig een eigen kenmerkende stijl van weinig akkoorden, makkelijke teksten en een stevig ritme. De band had wereldwijd grote hits met onder andere "Mean Girl", "Down Down", "Whatever You Want", "Rockin' All Over the World", "The Wanderer" en "In the Army Now", maar de groep brak nooit door in de VS.

Midden jaren tachtig nam het succes af en verlieten sommige bandleden de groep. Rick Parfitt overleed op 22 december 2016 op 68-jarige leeftijd. Toch bracht de groep in 2019 een nieuw album uit "Backbone".





Songtekst

I'm a lay-by lover and you're just another
Who just wants to hit and run
Now you're on your own 'cos I'm accident prone
And I hope that you have your fun

They say the devil loves his own and lady you just got to roll
He drives your modus-operandi, well lady you don't get this soul
What you call love I can't take no more
Go knock on someone else's door

I'm a lay-by lover and you're just another
Who just wants to hit and run
Now you're on your own 'cos I'm accident prone
And I hope that you have your fun
'Cos you specialise in your own kind of lies
Baby, you just hit and run
I just wanna say you keep driving that way
And one day you will be undone

I tried to love you my way but lady you just wouldn't slow down
You drove right on through me when other guys came around
What you call love wouldn't give to a stray
I wouldn't treat a dog that way

I'm a lay-by lover and you're just another
Who just wants to hit and run
Now you're on your own 'cos I'm accident prone
And I hope that you have your fun
'Cos you specialize in your own kind of lies
Baby you just hit and run
I just wanna say you keep driving that way
And one day you will be undone

One day you'll have to slow down and lady it could be too late
You keep on accelerating and lady I can see your fate
No one wants a second-hand car
They know it's been pushed too far

I'm a lay-by lover and you're just another
Who just wants to hit and run
Now you're on your own 'cos I'm accident prone
And I hope that you have your fun
'Cos you specialize in your own kind of lies
Baby you just hit and run
You're dragging me down with this riding around
And one day you will be undone

I'm a lay-by lover and you're just another
Who just wants to hit and run
Now you're on your own 'cos I'm accident prone
And I hope that you have your fun

Songinformatie

ArtiestStatus Quo
 A-kant
Titel Accident Prone
Lengte 4:08
Componist(en) Pip Williams, Peter Hutchins
Producer(s) Pip Williams
 B-kant
Titel Let Me Fly
Lengte 4:20
Componist(en) Francis Rossi, Bernie Frost
Producer(s) Pip Williams
 
Platenlabel Vertigo
Catalogusnr 6059 216
Hoogste positie UK 36
Hoogste positie US --
Album If You Can't Stand the Heat


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