The Crossing (album)


The Crossing (album)

Infobox Album
Name = The Crossing
Type = Studio album
Artist = Big Country


Released = July 15 1983 February 2 2002 (reissue)
Recorded = May 1983
Genre = Alternative rock Folk music New Wave
Length = 48:24
Label = Mercury Records Universal Records (reissue)
Producer = Steve Lillywhite
Reviews =
*Allmusic Rating|4|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:2e821vjjzzba link]
*Robert Christgau (B) [http://www.robertchristgau.com/get_artist.php?name=big+country link]
*"Rolling Stone" Rating|4|5 [http://www.rollingstone.com/artists/bigcountry/albums/album/250904/rid/5944030/ link]
Last album = -
This album = "The Crossing" (1983)
Next album = "Steeltown" (1984)

"The Crossing" is the first studio album released by Scottish band Big Country. In 2002, Mercury released a remastered and expanded version of "The Crossing" which included the US-only "Wonderland" EP and a single version of "Chance."

Track listing

All songs written by Stuart Adamson, Mark Brzezicki, Tony Butler, Bruce Watson except as indicated.
# "In a Big Country" – 4:44
# "Inwards" – 4:36
# "Chance" – 4:26
# "1000 Stars" – 3:50
# "The Storm" – 6:19
# "Harvest Home" – 4:19
# "Lost Patrol" – 4:52
# "Close Action" – 4:15
# "Fields of Fire" – 3:31
# "Porrohman" – 7:52

Bonus Tracks (2002 Reissue)

"Wonderland EP" (US only)

# "Wonderland" – 3:58
# "All Fall Together (Jimmy Iovine Remix)" – 5:16
# "Angle Park (Adamson, Watson) – 4:08
# "The Crossing" – 7:10

Additional bonus track

# "Chance" (Re-Recorded single version) – 4:37

Personnel

*Stuart Adamsonguitar, piano, vocals, e-bow
*Mark Brzezickidrums, percussion, vocals
* Tony Butlerbass, vocals
*Bruce Watson – guitar, mandolin, sitar, vocals, e-bow

Charts

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