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Big CountryBig Country scored 17 top 30 UK singles achieving 5 gold and platinum status albums along the way.
The band broke massively worldwide with the release of the album's classic singles 'Fields Of Fire', 'Chance' and signature song 'In A Big Country', which went on to become massive worldwide hits, selling over 2 million copies and driving 'The Crossing'album to 3 prestigious Grammy nominations in the USA.
The run of success continued throughout the 1980's with the release of the anthemic single 'Wonderland' and the second album 'Steeltown' (1984), which debuted at Number 1 in the UK and contained the hit singles 'East Of Eden, 'Just a Shadow' and 'Where The Rose Is Sown' .
In 1985, Big Country appeared at Live Aid in London followed by further successful album releases. 'The Seer' (1986, which included the bands biggest UK hit 'Look Away', which also reached Number 1).
At the start of the 90's 'Through A Big Country', featuring all the bands classic hits was released, followed by the fifth studio album 'No Place Like Home' (1991), taking the band's total record sales to well over five million copies. Further studio albums Buffalo Skinners (1993) and 'Why The Long Face (1995) followed, which saw Big Country landing the special guest slot on the Rolling Stones 'Voodoo Lounge' European tour and several shows in the UK and Ireland with Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page and Robert Plant in 1995.
In August 1998 they were once again invited to open for the Rolling Stones on their 'Bridges to Babylon" tour of Europe
In recent years the band have performed at many of the UK and Europe's most prestigious festivals, including Isle Of Wight (Twice), V Festival, T In The Park, Oxegen, Pink Pop, Cropredy & Guilfest, creating a new generation of fans and renewing the passion for diehards . ?