Status Quo are an English rock band whose music is characterized by their distinctive brand of boogie-woogie. The group originated in The Spectres, founded by schoolboys Francis Rossi and Alan Lancaster in 1962. After a number of lineup changes, the band became The Status Quo in 1967 and Status Quo in 1969.
They have had over 60 chart hits in the UK, starting with 1967’s “Pictures Of Matchstick Men”, and the most recent being in 2010, which is more than any other rock group. 22 of which reached the Top 10 in the UK Singles Chart. In 1991, Status Quo received a Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music.
On 11 and 12 July 1986 they played at Queen’s Live at Wembley ’86 concert. The band also supported Queen at Knebworth and Queen’s European shows. The commercially successful In the Army Now album was released in 1986, the single of the same name becoming one of the band’s biggest selling UK singles, reaching number 2.
“In the Army Now” was first recorded in 1981 by Dutch duo Rob and Ferdi Bolland.
In The Army Now (Military Mix) 5:55
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