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thirsty work (deluxe edition)


2cd deluxe

Released: 6th Mar 2020


Status Quo announce the release of deluxe expanded 2CD / 3CD versions of a trio of classic albums, namely ‘Perfect Remedy’, ‘Rock ’Til You Drop’ and ‘Thirsty Work’.

These special editions are to be issued by UMC, on 6th March 2020. These carefully curated special releases come with an enhanced booklet containing new interviews and notes by Classic Rock’s Dave Ling and also feature rare photos and memorabilia from the band’s personal collection. There are also a dozen previously unreleased tracks/versions across the set [see track-listing]. ‘Perfect Remedy’ and ‘Rock ’Til You Drop’ were the band’s final releases on the revered Vertigo label, whilst ‘Thirsty Work’ was their debut release through Polydor.

thirsty work (deluxe edition)



  1. Goin’ Nowhere
  2. I Didn’t Mean It
  3. Confidence
  4. Point of No Return
  5. Sail Away
  6. Like It or Not
  7. Soft in The Head
  8. Queenie
  9. Lover of The Human Race
  10. Sherri Don’t Fail Me Now
  11. Rude Awakening Time
  12. Back on My Feet
  13. Restless
  14. Ciao Ciao
  15. Tango
  16. Sorry


  1. Survival – B-Side of ‘I Didn’t Mean It’
  2. She Knew Too Much – B-Side of ‘I Didn’t Mean It’
  3. Tossin’ And Turning – B-Side of ‘Sherri Don’t Fail Me Now’
  4. Down to You -B-Side of ‘Sherri Don’t Fail Me Now’
  5. Beautiful – B-Side of ‘Sherri Don’t Fail Me Now’
  6. And I Do – B-Side of ‘Restless’
  7. Democracy – B-Side of ‘Restless’
  8. I Didn’t Mean It – Acoustic
  9. Sherri Don’t Fail Me Now – Extended
  10. Restless – Orchestral
  11. I Didn’t Mean It – Hooligan Version
  12. Going Nowhere – Live in Stockholm 1994*
  13. Soft in The Head – Live in Stockholm 1994*
  14. Rude Awakening Time – Live in Stockholm 1994*
  15. Restless – Live at Royal Albert Hall 1994*