Big Country - In A Big Country mp3 flac download
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 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.
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
Big Country were a new wave/alternative rock band which formed in Dunfermline, Scotland in 1981. The band consisted of Stuart Adamson (vocals, guitar), Bruce Watson (guitar, vocals), Tony Butler (bass) and Mark Brzezicki (drums). Adamson was a former member of the Scottish punk band The Skids. The band was best known for using the device known as the "e-bow" to alter their guitars to sound like bagpipes. Despite having 15 Top 40 hits in the UK, the band has remained a one hit wonder in the US with their third single "In A Big Country".
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.
In A Big Country" as written by Stuart Adamson, Mark Brzezicki, Tony Butler and Bruce Watson. I've never seen you look like this without a reason Another promise fallen through Another season passes by you I never took the smile away from anybody's face And that's a desperate way to look For someone who is still a child
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).
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|A||In A Big Country
Producer – Steve Lillywhite
|B||All Of Us
Producer – Big Country, Steve Lillywhite, Will Gosling
- Manufactured By – PolyGram Records, Inc.
- Marketed By – PolyGram Records, Inc.
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Phonogram Ltd.
- Copyright (c) – Phonogram Ltd.
- Published By – Virgin Music, Inc.
- Published By – Chappell Music
- Pressed By – PRC Recording Company, Compton, CA
- Performer – Bruce Watson, Mark Brzezicki, Stuart Adamson, Tony Butler
- Photography By [Photo] – Paul Cox
- Sleeve – JB*
- Written-By – Big Country
Notes℗ © 1983 Phonogram Ltd.
Virgin Music Inc. (Chappell Music, Admin.)
Pressing / label variant: 26 appears underneath the track duration information on the left side of the label.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Label, Side A): 2-57525
- Matrix / Runout (Label, Side B): 2-57619
- Pressing Plant ID (PRC Recording Company, Compton, CA): 26
- Rights Society: ASCAP
|COUNT 3, 812 467-7||Big Country||In A Big Country (7", Single, Pap)||Mercury, Phonogram||COUNT 3, 812 467-7||UK||1983|
|F-MER 8124677.1||Big Country||In A Big Country (7", Single)||Mercury||F-MER 8124677.1||Peru||1983|
|COUNT 3, 812 467-7||Big Country||In A Big Country (7", Single, Blu)||Mercury, Phonogram||COUNT 3, 812 467-7||UK||1983|
|812 467-7||Big Country||In A Big Country (7")||Mercury||812 467-7||Spain||1984|
|7PP-111||Big Country||In A Big Country (7", Promo)||Mercury||7PP-111||Japan||1983|
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