February:
Release of the 4th studio album OPEN – OPEN for 5 weeks No.1 in the Swiss charts

March:
OPEN also reaches TOP 30 in Germany and Austria – Album OPEN reaches double platinum status – Big promotion tour through Germany, Switzerland and France

March – April:
Tours around Germany, Switzerland, France and Holland

Summer:
Various festival shows throughout Europe

September:
Release of the single BLACKBERRY WAY with video clip

November:
Release of the single MERRY X-MAS – Top 5 chart entry for MERRY X-MAS

December:
Christmas tour around Switzerland


January:
Release of the single SOMEDAY

March:
Winner of the music award PRIX WALO (Switzerland)

June:
Winner of the International Music Award (Monaco)

Summer:
Festival shows around Switzerland

July:
Start of the recordings for OPEN

November:
Release of the single LET IT RAIN – Chart entry of LET IN RAIN in Swiss Top 10 – Support act for Deep Purple tour in France – Promotion tour around Switzerland and Germany


February:
Release of the single ONE LIFE ONE SOUL with Montserrat Caballé – Single ONE LIFE ONE SOUL in the Swiss charts for several weeks – Several live shows and TV appearances with Montserrat Caballè

March:
Winner of the music award PRIX WALO (Switzerland)

July:
Live show at the Montreux Jazz Festival

August:
Festival gigs around Switzerland

September:
Release of the first live-acoustic album D-FROSTED

October:
Album D-FROSTED for 5 weeks No.1 in the Swiss charts

November – December:
Album D-FROSTED reaches double platinum status – Sold out tour in Switzerland and Germany – Additional shows in France and Italy


Release of the 3rd studio album G.

Album G. reaches platinum status in Switzerland and Top 50 in Germany

Sold out tour in Switzerland

Big tour (20 shows) in Germany

Another tour in Japan


Recordings of the G. album in Los Angeles

Release of the single FATHER IS THAT ENOUGH?

Chart entry for the single after two weeks

Soundtrack for TV series Frankie (ZDF/ORG/SRG)


Release of the 2nd studio album DIAL HARD

DIAL HARD No.1 in the charts for several weeks

DIAL HARD reaches platinum status

DIAL HARD also in the charts in Germany and Japan

Headliner tour in Switzerland, Germany and Japan

Festival gigs around Europe

Video clips for MOUNTAIN MAMA and I’M ON MY WAY on MTV

TV appearance at the Montreux Jazz Festival

TV appearance at the Udo Jürgens Show

Shows at ROCK AM RING and ROCK IN RIEM


Nomination for the World Music Award

Winner of the Rete3-Price Golden Reel Ampex Award

Open Airs around Switzerland

Promotion activities around Europe


Release of the debut album GOTTHARD

15 weeks in the charts, platinum status

Headliner tour in Switzerland

Tour with Victory in Germany

Tour with Magnum in Europe

Guest for Bryan Adams in Zurich

Show case at the Foundations Forum in Los Angeles

Festival gigs around Europe

Video clips for HUSH and ALL I CARE FOR on MTV