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Innovators of their time...

One of the Edges Influences... For any one out there who doesn't know much about this band... Stuart Adamson from the Skids and latterly Big Country was a major influence on both Jake Burns from Stiff Little Fingers and the Edge from U2. Considering that SLF for example are renowned to be part of the resurgence of third generation punk artists such as Greenday and The Offspring, then, if this is anything to go by, any musician wondering where to look for thee original inspiration should look no further than this debut album by Big country. Songs containing spirited lyrics and highly original twin guitar mechanics accentuate amazing originality and innovation in the genre of rock music in the last thirty years... Mylo R.I.P Stuart Adamson.


Formed: 1981 in Dunfermline, Scotland

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

With their ringing, bagpipe-like guitars and the anthemic songs of frontman Stuart Adamson, Scotland's Big Country emerged as one of the most distinctive and promising new rock bands of the early '80s, scoring a major hit with their debut album, The Crossing; though the group's critical and commercial fortunes dimmed in the years to follow, they nevertheless outlasted virtually all of their contemporaries, releasing new material into the next century. The England-born Adamson formed Big Country in...
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