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Big Country - The Crossing album FLAC

  • Performer: Big Country
  • Title: The Crossing
  • Genre: Rock
  • Country: Ireland
  • Formats: VQF MIDI ASF AHX RA MMF MOD
  • Released: 1983
  • Style: New Wave, Pop Rock
  • MP3 album: 1904 mb
  • FLAC album: 1304 mb
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Big Country - The Crossing album FLAC

The Crossing (Big Country album). The Crossing is the first studio album released by Scottish band Big Country. The album reached in the UK; overseas, it hit in Canada on the RPM national Top Albums Chart and in the US on the Billboard 200 in 1983. It went on to be certified platinum in the UK and Canada. It contains the song "In a Big Country" which is their only .

The Seer is the third studio album by the Scottish band Big Country, released in 1986. The album featured very traditional Scottish musical settings, reminiscent of the band's debut album The Crossing (1983). Kate Bush worked on the title song in a duet with lead singer and lyricist Stuart Adamson. The album's first single, "Look Away", was an Irish number one, and was also the group's biggest hit single in the UK, reaching The album reached number 2 in the UK Albums Chart.

Big Country ‎– The Crossing. Label: Mercury ‎– MERS 27. Format: Vinyl, LP, Album. Matrix, Runout (Side A, Runout): Town House.

Listen free to Big Country – The Crossing (In a Big Country, Inwards and more).

Features Song Lyrics for Big Country's The Crossing album. Big Country - The Crossing Album Lyrics. 1. Chance - Single, Extended Version Lyrics.

Tracklist

A1 In A Big Country 4:42
A2 Inwards 4:34
A3 Chance 4:27
A4 1000 Stars 3:53
A5 The Storm 6:20
B1 Harvest Home 4:20
B2 Lost Patrol 4:50
B3 Close Action 4:16
B4 Fields Of Fire 3:32
B5 Porrohman 7:45

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – The Manor
  • Recorded At – RAK Studios
  • Copyright (c) – Big Country
  • Copyright (c) – Virgin Music Ltd.
  • Made By – PolyGram Dischi S.p.A.
  • Lacquer Cut At – Polygram, Tribiano
  • Marketed By – PolyGram Dischi S.p.A.
  • Published By – Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Phonogram Ltd. (London)

Credits

  • Bass Guitar, Vocals – Tony Butler
  • Drums, Percussion, Vocals – Mark Brzezicki
  • Engineer – Will Gosling
  • Engineer [Assisted By] – Mike Nocito, Steve Chase*
  • Guitar, E-Bow, Vocals – Bruce Watson
  • Management – Ian Grant
  • Photography By – Paul Cox
  • Producer – Steve Lillywhite
  • Sleeve – J. B. & Q. Branch
  • Vocals [Additional] – Christine Beveridge
  • Vocals, Guitar, E-Bow, Piano – Stuart Adamson
  • Written-By – Big Country

Notes

Includes an inner sleeve with printed lyrics / credits.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: S.I.A.E.
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, Stamped): 812 8701 A1 520 251083
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, Stamped): 812 8701 B1 520

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
MERS 27, 812 870-1 Big Country The Crossing ‎(LP, Album, Blu) Mercury, Mercury MERS 27, 812 870-1 Ireland 1983
812 870-1 Big Country The Crossing ‎(LP, Album, Blu) Mercury 812 870-1 Israel 1983
MERH 27, 812 870-1 Big Country The Crossing ‎(LP, Album, Gre) Mercury, Mercury MERH 27, 812 870-1 UK 1984
25PP-99 Big Country The Crossing ‎(LP, Album, Promo) Mercury 25PP-99 Japan 1983
314 548 117-2 Big Country The Crossing ‎(CD, RE, RM) Mercury 314 548 117-2 US 2002

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 In A Big Country
A2 Inwards
A3 Chance
A4 1000 Stars
A5 The Storm
A6 Angle Park
Producer – Big Country, Steve Churchyard
A7 Fields Of Fire (12" Mix)
B1 Harvest Home
B2 Lost Patrol
B3 Close Action
B4 Fields Of Fire
B5 Porrohman
B6 Heart And Soul
Producer – Chris Thomas
B7 In A Big Country (12" Mix)

Credits

  • Producer – Steve Lillywhite (tracks: Except A6, B6)
  • Vocals [Additional] – Christine Beveridge

Notes

Contains four extra tracks not found on either the vinyl or CD releases.
This issue has the Blue insert with Silver logo and text.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
MERS 27, 812 870-1 Big Country The Crossing ‎(LP, Album, Blu) Mercury, Mercury MERS 27, 812 870-1 Ireland 1983
812 870-1 Big Country The Crossing ‎(LP, Album, Blu) Mercury 812 870-1 Israel 1983
812 870-1 Big Country The Crossing ‎(LP, Album) Mercury 812 870-1 Italy 1983
MERH 27, 812 870-1 Big Country The Crossing ‎(LP, Album, Gre) Mercury, Mercury MERH 27, 812 870-1 UK 1984
25PP-99 Big Country The Crossing ‎(LP, Album, Promo) Mercury 25PP-99 Japan 1983

Tracklist

A1 In A Big Country
A2 Inwards
A3 Change
A4 A Thousand Stars
A5 The Storm
A6 Angle Park
A7 Fields Of Fire (12" Mix)
B1 Harvest Home
B2 Lost Patrol
B3 Close Action
B4 Fields Of Fire
B5 Porroh Man
B6 Heart And Soul
B7 In A Big Country (12" Mix)

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – Polygram Records (NZ) Ltd.
  • Marketed By – Polygram Records
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Phonogram Ltd. (London)
  • Published By – Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
MERS 27, 812 870-1 Big Country The Crossing ‎(LP, Album, Blu) Mercury, Mercury MERS 27, 812 870-1 Ireland 1983
812 870-1 Big Country The Crossing ‎(LP, Album, Blu) Mercury 812 870-1 Israel 1983
812 870-1 Big Country The Crossing ‎(LP, Album) Mercury 812 870-1 Italy 1983
MERH 27, 812 870-1 Big Country The Crossing ‎(LP, Album, Gre) Mercury, Mercury MERH 27, 812 870-1 UK 1984
25PP-99 Big Country The Crossing ‎(LP, Album, Promo) Mercury 25PP-99 Japan 1983




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