Big Country are a Scottish rock band formed in Dunfermline, Fife, in 1981. The height of the band's popularity was in the early to mid 1980s, although it retained a cult following for many years after. The band's music incorporated Scottish folk and martial music styles, and the band engineered their guitar-driven sound to evoke the sound of bagpipes, fiddles and other traditional folk instruments.
In a Big Country" is a song by Scottish rock band Big Country. It was released in May 1983 as the third single from their debut studio album The Crossing. The song reached No. 17 on the UK Singles Chart in June 1983. It was released in the US in the fall of 1983 and peaked at No. 3 on the Top Rock Tracks chart and No. 17 on the Billboard Hot 100 in December of that year. It reached No. 3 on the RPM Top Singles Chart in Canada on 26 November 1983.
Big Country should never be forgotten. Colin from Bradford, EnglandThe spelling is incorrect here - it should be Dunfermline and is pronounced as follows: Dun-furm-lin. Annabelle from Eugene, OrI'm half Irish and Half Scottish, and I've always wondered, how do you pronounce Dunfermilne? John from Dublin, IrelandJust a small clarification. Kate Bush dueted on the title song on The Seer album - June Miles Kingston did backing vocals on Eiledon. Hugh from Kansas City, MoBig Country comprised the studio musicians during the recording of Pete Townsend's breakthrough solo album, Empty Glass. Jon Anderson of YesSongwriter Interviews.
The discography of Big Country, a Scottish rock band which formed in 1981, consists of nine studio albums, eighteen live albums, twenty-five compilation albums, one extended play (EP), and twenty-nine singles released on Mercury Records, Reprise Records, Vertigo Records and Cherry Red Records
It contains the song "In a Big Country" which is their only . The song featured heavily engineered guitar playing, strongly reminiscent of bagpipes; Adamson and fellow guitarist Watson achieved this through the use of the MXR Pitch Transposer 129 Guitar Effect. The album has been remastered and reissued on three occasions.
Big Country went straight to No. 1 on the UK bestsellers of 27 October 1984 with what would be their finest commercial hour, Steeltown. In 2014, the album was reissued in a desirable double vinyl Super Deluxe package. It features the original ten-track set spread across the two sides of one disc, while a second record contains single A-sides and B-sides, and on the flip, five previously unreleased rough mixes, of ‘East Of Eden,’ ‘Tall Ships Go, ‘Where The Rose Is Sown,’ ‘Come Back To Me’ and ‘Bass Concerto. Steeltown can be bought here. Follow uDiscover’s Big Country Best Of playlist
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EP, 1983, Phonogram Records. 1. In a Big Country (Pure Mix). 3. All of Us. Узнать больше. 2. Belief in a Small Man. In a Big Country (Live Version). 4. Auld Lang Syne (Live Version). 5. Wonderland (Live Version).