Status Quo Announce ‘The Last Night of the Electrics’ Live LP
British rock legends Status Quo will commemorate an emotional moment in the band's history with The Last Night of the Electrics, a live set culled from last December's London stop on what's being billed as the group's last major tour.
Scheduled for a July 14 release, Last Night of the Electrics is being made available in a variety of configurations, from standard digital, double-CD and DVD/Blu-ray sets to a three-LP 180-gram vinyl version and a deluxe box bundling in a 120-page coffee-table book with the CD and DVD/Blu-ray discs. Fans can pre-order through the band's official store, which is also offering a number of exclusive and signed options.
As fans are aware, last year's London date came during a turbulent time for Status Quo; guitarist Rick Parfitt, who'd battled health issues for years, was out of the lineup on doctor's orders, and died shortly before the end of the year. His funeral reflected the band's long-running commitment to live performance, with the surviving band members arriving to the service in a tour bus.
"This release captures Quo on incredible form, at a concert that will live long in my memory. It was a difficult time, but we knew what we needed to do and we delivered," said guitarist Francis Rossi. "This was by no means business as usual, nor should it have been, but the energy of the music, the band and the crowd coming together was palpable." You can see the band perform "Caroline" from the set below.
Status Quo, 'The Last Night of the Electrics' Track Listing
"Something About You Baby I Like"
"Beginning of the End"
"Hold You Back"
"Creepin' Up on You"
"In the Army Now"
"Roll Over Lay Down"
"Whatever You Want"
"Rocking All Over the World"
"Rock and Roll Music/Bye Bye Johnny"
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