year review 2004

Concerts, releases, TV-appearances, charts, publications

Status Quo played in 2004 worldwide 77 shows. (all shows: --> click here )

Status Quo performed in the following countries:

40x in Great Britain
19x in Germany
5x in Ireland
3x in Denmark
3x in Switzerland
2x in Belgium
2x in Netherlands
1x in Italy
1x in Slowenia
1x in Spain

Listed below all releases in the year 2004:


  1. 2x CD Star Boulevard Universal/Polidor 980694-3 5.01.2004
  2. 2x CD "XS all Areas" Universal Music 9824883 04.10.2004
  3. DVD "XS all Areas" Universal Music 9824284 04.10.2004
  4. DVD "The Ultimate Anthology" DVDLTD DVDL024 Dezember 2004


  5. 3x CD "The Complete Pye Collection" (Castle Music) Sanctuary SMETD003 19.01.2004
  6. DVD "Live Legends" Classic Rock Legends CRL 1053 31.05.2004
  7. DVD "The Ultimate Anthology" DVDLTD DVDL024 30.08.2004
  8. Single "You'll come around" Universal 9868068 (CD) 9868066 (vinyl) 13.09.2004
  9. 2x CD "XS all Areas" Universal Music 9824883 20.09.2004
  10. DVD "XS all Areas" Universal Music 9824284 27.09.2004
  11. Single "Thinking of you" Maxi-CD 9825824 Picture Disc 9825823 Single-DVD 9825822 22.11.2004
  12. CD "Whatever you want/Just supposin'" Re-Release Mercury Dezember 2004


  13. LP "Picturesque Matchstickable Messages from the Status Quo" EARMARK 42026 Januar 2004
  14. LP "Spare Parts" EARMARK 42033 10.05.2004
  15. LP "Ma Kelly's Greasy Spoon" EARMARK 42033 07.06.2004
  16. LP "Dog of two head" EARMARK 42035 2.11.2004


  17. CD "Rockin all over the world" Universal CDLM 584748-2 05.04.2004


  18. 3 CD-Box "The Essential Quo" Universal 9808815


Buch "XS all Areas" ISBN: 0-283-07375-6 UK 17.09.2004
Buch "Coghlan and Quo" ISBN Nr.1-899750-32-0 UK 01.10.2004

TV appearances/Germany:

1. "50 Jahre Rock" 17.04.2004 live im ZDF (Song: Rockin all over the world)
2. "Montreux" 20.11.2004 TRS2-television of the french speaking part of Switzerland

Status Quo publications in german music magazines:

Good Times-Magazin
Rock It-Magazin (u.a. gig review of Stuttgart with pics and Setlist)
Break Through
In the englisch Classic-Rock magazin an excellent report about Status Quo.

Charts (only highest position):

UK: "XS all areas" No. 16 - 3 weeks in chart.
UK: "You'll come round" No. 14 - 3 weeks in chart.
UK: "Thinking of you" No. 21 - 3 3 weeks in chart.

Germany: "XS all areas" No. 84 - 1 week in chart.


  • The german "Star Boulevard"-CD is the first Status Quo CD with copy safety.
  • with "Thinking of you" the first Status Quo DVD-Single was released.
  • there was a live switch to Quo's show in Sheffield in an english TV show.
  • the swiss radio-station DRS3 broadcasted the Montreux show.
  • a Quo compilations CD was issued in a belgian newspaper.
  • a british TV station published a chart of artists with their singles sales figures in UK. According to this publication Status Quo sold 6,7 million singles in UK.