Rain (Status Quo song)

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Single by Status Quo
from the album Blue for You
B-side You Lost the Love
Released 6 February 1976 (1976-02-06)
Format 7"
Genre Rock
Length 4:33
Label Vertigo
Writer(s) Rick Parfitt
Producer(s) Status Quo
Status Quo singles chronology
"Roll Over Lay Down"
"Mystery Song"

"Rain" is a single released by the British rock band Status Quo in 1976. It was written by Rick Parfitt[1] included on the album Blue for You.[2]

The track "Rain" was originally intended to be included on the album On the Level, but at the time of the recording sessions Parfitt had not completed the song and so it was held over to the band's next album release.

The song was reprised, in 2014, for the band's thirty-first studio album Aquostic (Stripped Bare). It was featured in the ninety-minute launch performance of the album at London's Roundhouse on 22 October, the concert being recorded and broadcast live by BBC Radio 2 as part of their In Concert series.[3][4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Rain" (Parfitt) (4.33)
  2. "You Lost The Love" (Rossi/Young) (2.58)


Chart (1976) Position
UK Singles Chart 7
Switzerland 8
Netherlands 5
Sweden 9
Germany 27
Belgium 10
Norway 12
Ireland 14
Australia 9
New Zealand 8


  1. ^ "Status Quo - Rain". 45cat.com. Retrieved 24 December 2016. 
  2. ^ "Status Quo discography". statusquo.co.uk. Retrieved 2010-01-04. 
  3. ^ "Status Quo Concert Setlist at Roundhouse, London on October 22, 2014 - setlist.fm". setlist.fm. Retrieved 25 February 2015. 
  4. ^ "Status Quo - Acoustic". Radio 2 In Concert. bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 25 February 2015. 

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