Big Country Steeltown [Germany Bonus Tracks]

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CD Details

  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1996
  • Label: Universal I.S.

Tracks:

  • Buy for $0.991.Flame of the West
  • Buy for $0.992.East of Eden
  • Buy for $0.993.Steeltown
  • Buy for $0.994.Where the Rose Is Sown
  • Buy for $0.995.Come Back to Me
  • Buy for $0.996.Tall Ships
  • Buy for $0.997.Girl With Grey Eyes
  • Buy for $0.998.Rain Dance
  • Buy for $0.999.Great Divide
  • Buy for $0.9910.Just a Shadow
  • Buy for $1.2911.Bass Dance
  • Buy for $1.2912.Belief in the Small Man
  • Buy for $1.2913.Prairie Rose
  • Buy for $0.9914.Wonderland
  • Buy for $1.2915.Winter Sky

Product Description:

Big Country's album STEELTOWN returns in this remastered rerelease.
This import features bonus tracks.
Personnel: Bruce Watson (vocals, guitar, E-bow, mandolin, sitar); Stuart Adamson (vocals, guitar, E-bow, piano); Tony Butler (vocals, guitar); Mark Brzezicki (drums, percussion).
Liner Note Author: Stuart Adamson.
Recording information: Polar Studios, Stockholm, Sweden; Rak Studios, London, England.
Photographer: Brian Aris.
Big Country came out of one of the less dominant parts of the United Kingdom with an anthemic sound and vaguely revolutionary-sounding lyrics to captivate the British listening public and at least interest Americans. Big Country continued their winning ways at home with this, its second album, which topped the charts and produced three Top 40 hits -- "East of Eden," "Where the Rose is Sown," and "Just a Shadow." But in the U.S., the album was perceived as proving that the band's sound, guitars-as-bagpipes, courtesy of the E-Bow, was a one-time novelty, while Stuart Adamson's lyrics, full of British socialist working-class fervor, seemed jingoistic and pretentious. Nevertheless, much of the music, as on the first album, made for stirring rock & roll. ~ William Ruhlmann
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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 120,299
  • UPC: 731453232426
  • Shipping Weight: 0.22/lbs (approx)
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