Big Country Steeltown [Germany Bonus Tracks]

Steeltown [Germany Bonus Tracks]
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  • Released: March 25, 1996
  • Originally Released: 2002
  • Label: Universal I.S.

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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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