Jam Side Down

Album: Heavy Traffic (2002)
Charted: 17

Songfacts®:

  • The title is not a reference to jamming in the musical sense but jam as in the stuff you might spread on your toast. Some people are lucky: if they drop their toast it lands jam side up. Others are not... as in life.
  • The video for this overtly commercial but slightly uncharacteristic Quo song was filmed aboard HMS Ark Royal in 2002. The band joined the ship by helicopter from Lyme Bay.
  • Running to 3 minutes 27 seconds, the song itself was not written by Messrs Parfitt and Rossi but by Terry Britten and Charlie Dore. Track eight on the Heavy Traffic album, it was released as a single in two formats on August 5, 2002. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England, for above 3

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