"It is something we got talked into," lead singerFrancis Rossi told Undercover News. "If it means they'll let us make real
albums then we have to do that, I suppose.
"It's just that we didn't want to do an album like that but we
had to," Francis continued. "It is
hard being in that position where you have to do something but it keeps us
"Rocking All Over The Riffs" was meant to be released
alongside their latest studio album, "Heavy Traffic", but the covers record has now been
delayed until later this year. QUO have re-recorded "Rocking All Over The
World", "Whatever You Want" and "Down Down" for the album, but go back
even further with some of their early '60s hits. "We also did 'Down The Dustpipe' and 'Junior's Wailing'," co-founder Rick Parfitt said.