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"Pictures of Matchstick Men" is featured in Men in Black 3, in a scene set in 1969 at Andy Warhol 's Factory. It is also featured in the computer game Mafia III, set in 1968, where it can be heard on the radio.What was the first hit single by status quo?
" Pictures of Matchstick Men " is the first hit single by Status Quo, released on 5 January 1968. The song reached number 7 in the British charts, number 8 in Canada, and number 12 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming their only hit single in the United States.Who wrote'pictures of Matchstick Men'?
"Pictures of Matchstick Men" is one of a number of songs from the late 1960s which feature the flanging audio effect. The band's next single release, "Black Veils of Melancholy", was similar but flopped, which caused a change of musical direction. Rossi (living in a prefab in Camberwell at the time) later said of the song: I wrote it on the bog.