Status Quo are an English rock band whose music is characterized by their distinctive brand of boogie rock.
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, the most recent being in 2010, which is more than any other rock group! 22 of which reached the UK Top Ten. In 1991, Status Quo received a Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music.
Status Quo will star in their first feature film, due to be released in July 2013. The film will coincide with the release of the soundtrack album Bula Quo!. The first single from the album, the track Bula Bula Quo was released in June 2013, and is Status Quo's one hundredth single release.