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Album review: STATUS QUO – Aquostic II – That’s A Fact!

STATUS QUO – Aquostic II - That’s A Fact!

Universal Music [Release date 21.10.16] Over the years a myth has grown up around Quo that all songs sound the same and that their songs amount to the ABC of rock, three chords, heads down, see you at the end. … Continue reading

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Gig review: STATUS QUO – Union Chapel, Islington, London, 9 September 2016

STATUS QUO - Union Chapel, Islington, London, 9 September 2016

When Status Quo reworked their back catalogue in acoustic format, then put it out on the road, the results were stunning and breathed new life into their classics in a manner even their diehard fans would not have believed possible. … Continue reading

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Album review: STATUS QUO – Accept No Substitute – The Definitive Hits

STATUS QUO – Accept No Substitute - The Definitive Hits

Universal Music [Release date 20.11.15] There can’t be many rock fans of a certain age in the UK who don’t own a Quo compilation album of some sort. There have been many over the years and most share about 95% … Continue reading

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Gig review: STATUS QUO AQUOSTIC – Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, 20 April 2015

STATUS QUO AQUOSTIC - Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, 20 April 2015

Mention Status Quo to any non-rock fan and you will get all the usual comments about the band being three chord wonders or how they have only ever written one song which they have milked for the last forty odd … Continue reading

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DVD Review: STATUS QUO – Aquostic! Live At The Roundhouse

STATUS QUO – Aquostic! Live At The Roundhouse

earMUSIC [Release date 13.04.15] I am sure that Francis Rossi and Rick Parfitt would be the first to admit that they are not as young as they once were. At this point in their career it would be easy to … Continue reading

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Gig review: STATUS QUO – Roundhouse, London, 22 October 2014

STATUS QUO -  Roundhouse, London, 22 October 2014

The ‘unplugged ‘ tradition is now a firmly established rock n roll industry norm for bands to find an alternative way to revitalise- and of course promote – their body of work. It’s horses for courses however, and one of … Continue reading

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Album review: STATUS QUO – Aquostic (Stripped Bare)

Status Quo - Aquostic

Rhino/Warners [Release date 20.10.14] It may have taken 50 years, but Aquostic finally showcases the Quo “unplugged” with rearrangements of many standards and some surprises too. Maybe this album will ultimately take Rick and Francis back to the small clubs … Continue reading

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