Skip to content
Over 20,000 records In Stock - $10 Flat rate shipping - FREE shipping over $150
Over 20,000 records In Stock - $10 Flat rate shipping - FREE shipping over $150

Various – Quadrophenia (Music From The Soundtrack Of The Who Film) (2xLP)

Original price $60.00 - Original price $60.00
Original price
$60.00 - $60.00
Current price $60.00
Condition: Brand New
Ships from: Melbourne
  • Description
  • Release details
  • Tracklist
  • Released as a double album in 1973, The Who's rock opera QUADROPHENIA is a conceptual work set in the milieu of the 1960s Mod movement, during which the band began their career in west London. The main character, Jimmy, is a disaffected youth who hates his parents and his modest job, but finds relief from drudgery among his fellow mods by popping pills and riding his scooter to weekend concerts by bands like The Who. But the freedom he finds turns out to be illusory.

    The album title comes from the personalities of the four members of The Who, which are meant to represent the four sides of Jimmy. Townshend has described the album as the best music he ever wrote. In 1979 it was made into a film directed by Franc Roddam (with a young Sting in a key role) and was performed live by The Who, sometimes with guest musicians.

    Quadrophenia is the vinyl reissue of the soundtrack to the classic and influential 1979 film, adapted by director Franc Roddam from The Who's 1973 rock opera, which led to the self-proclaimed Mod revival in the UK

    The double vinyl features a rousing performance by Phil Daniels as Jimmy the malcontent mod. The film is set in 1965 and also stars Leslie Ash, Ray Winstone and Sting. It is set against the backdrop of the struggles of the mods and rockers during that time

    The film features 13 The Who tracks, including Love Reign O'er Me and Bell Boy, as well as others - some re-recorded and remixed exclusively for the soundtrack. Also included are 3 tracks that were not on the original 1973 album - Get Out And Stay Out, Four Faces, Joker James, and classic 60s mod era tracks by James Brown, Booker T & The MGs, The Ronettes and others.


    AllMusic rating:
    AllMusic users:
    (287 votes)
  • Artist: Various
    Label: Polydor, UMC
    Format: LP
    Units: 2
    Country: Europe
    Genre: Soundtracks
  • A1 I Am The Sea
    A2 The Real Me
    A3 I'M One
    A4 5.15
    A5 Love Reign O'Er Me
    B1 Bell Boy
    B2 I'Ve Had Enough
    B3 Helpless Dancer
    B4 Doctor Jimmy
    C1 Zoot Suit
    C2 Hi Heel Sneakers
    C3 Get Out And Stay Out
    C4 Four Faces
    C5 Joker James
    C6 The Punk And The Godfather
    D1 Night Train
    D2 Louie Louie
    D3 Green Onions
    D4 Rhythm Of The Rain
    D5 He'S So Fine
    D6 Be My Baby
    D7 Da Doo Ron Ron