Why The Long Face? (4CD)

Big Country

of discs
4
Stock Status (?)
In Stock
Delivery Estimate
2-5 days
Genre
Rock
Label
Cherry Red
Released
June 29, 2018

Format: Compact Disc

£22.89

 

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Description

Formed in Dunfermline, Scotland in 1981 by the band's guitarists and founder members Stuart Adamson and Bruce Watson, Big Country quickly broke worldwide with their initial album The Crossing, selling over 2 million copies and receiving 3 Grammy nominations in the US. Success continued, and the band went on to put out another 5 highly regarded albums before the release of Why The Long Face in 1995..With original singer Stuart Adamson at the helm, Big Country scored 17 top 30 singles in the UK, and achieved 5 gold and platinum albums during the period..This release includes not only the full length album "Why The Long Face", but also their live 1996 album Eclectic, plus a huge array of bonus tracks and band demos, including alternative and acoustic versions of classic tracks such as 'In A Big Country' and 'You Dreamer', plus a whole load of rarities including Big Country's cover versions of Alice Cooper's 'Teenage Lament', Creedence Clearwater Revival's 'Down On The Corner' and Neil Young's 'Hey Hey My My'..All material contained within has been freshly remastered especially for this release. .Comes packaged in a clam shell box set, with booklet containing full sleeve-notes documenting the band's activities throughout the release of the album..Big Country are currently touring the UK and Europe with a busy schedule continuing right through until 2019.

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Key Value
Catalogue number CRCDBOX58
Barcode 5013929105805
Number of items 4
Packaging type Clamshell
Imported No
Weight 150g
Dimensions (LxWxH) 142mm x 10mm x 125mm

Disc 1

Track Listing — Disc 1

Song Title Time
1. YOU DREAMER -
2. MESSAGE OF LOVE -
3. I'M NOT ASHAMED -
4. SAIL INTO NOTHING -
5. THUNDER & LIGHTNING -
6. SEND YOU -
7. ONE IN A MILLION -
8. GOD'S GREAT MISTAKE -
9. WILDLAND IN MY HEART -
10. TAKE YOU TO THE MOON -
11. FAR FROM ME TO YOU -
12. CHARLOTTE -
13. POST NUCLEAR TALKING BLUES -
14. BLUE ON A GREEN PLANET -

Disc 2

Track Listing — Disc 2

Song Title Time
1. I'M NOT ASHAMED (SINGLE EDIT) -
2. ONE IN A MILLION (1ST VISIT) -
3. MONDAY TUESDAY GIRL -
4. IN A BIG COUNTRY (ACOUSTIC VERSION) -
5. CRAZYTIMES -
6. BLUE ON A GREEN PLANET (COOL VERSION) -
7. YOU DREAMER (SINGLE EDIT) -
8. ICE CREAM SMILE -
9. MAGIC IN YOUR EYES -
10. BIANCA -
11. HARDLY A MOUNTAIN (HITW TAPES) -
12. GOLDEN BOY LOVES GOLDEN GIRL (HITW TAPES) -
13. CAN YOU FEEL THE WINTER (HITW TAPES) -
14. I'M EIGHTEEN -
15. VICIOUS -
16. ON THE ROAD AGAIN -
17. ALL GO TOGETHER (ACOUSTIC VERSION) -

Disc 3

Track Listing — Disc 3

Song Title Time
1. RIVER OF HOPE -
2. KING OF EMOTION -
3. BIG YELLOW TAXI -
4. THE BUFFALO SKINNERS -
5. SUMMERTIME -
6. THE NIGHT THEY DROVE OLD DIXIE DOWN -
7. ELEANOR RIGBY -
8. WINTER SKY -
9. SLING IT -
10. I'M ON FIRE -
11. WHERE THE ROSE IS SOWN -
12. COME BACK TO ME -
13. RUBY TUESDAY -
14. TEENAGE LAMENT -
15. DOWN ON THE CORNER -
16. HEY HEY MY MY -
17. YOU DREAMER (ACOUSTIC VERSION) -
18. I’M NOT ASHAMED (ACOUSTIC VERSION) -

Disc 4

Track Listing — Disc 4

Song Title Time
1. YOU DREAMER -
2. MESSAGE OF LOVE -
3. I’M NOT ASHAMED -
4. SAIL INTO NOTHING -
5. THUNDER AND LIGHTNING -
6. SEND YOU -
7. GOD’S GREAT MISTAKE -
8. WILDLAND IN MY HEART -
9. TAKE YOU TO THE MOON -
10. FAR FROM ME TO YOU -
11. CHARLOTTE -
12. POST NUCLEAR TALKING BLUES -
13. CRAZYTIMES -
14. WHAT ABOUT PEACE -
15. NORMAL -
16. GOD’S GREAT MISTAKE (ALTERNATE VERSION) -