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MERS 27 Promo Front Cover
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The Crossing (Promotional Copy), MERS 27 (812 870-1)
© 1983 Phonogram Ltd. (London); Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd.
Released 1983, red textured card sleeve, gold foil embossed lettering; blue paper record label.
 
Side one: In A Big Country, Inwards, Chance, 1000 Stars, The Storm
Side two: Harvest Home, Lost Patrol, Close Action, Fields Of Fire, Porrohman
 
Produced by Steve Lillywhite, Engineered by Will Gosling, assisted by Steve Chase & Mike Nocito. Recorded at The Manor and RAK Studios, May 1983. All tracks © Big Country/Virgin Music Ltd.
MERS 27 Red Front Cover
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The Crossing (Signed), MERS 27 (812 870-1)
© 1983 Phonogram Ltd. (London); Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd.
Released July 1983, red textured card sleeve, gold foil embossed lettering; blue paper record label.
 
Side one: In A Big Country, Inwards, Chance, 1000 Stars, The Storm
Side two: Harvest Home, Lost Patrol, Close Action, Fields Of Fire, Porrohman
 
Produced by Steve Lillywhite, Engineered by Will Gosling, assisted by Steve Chase & Mike Nocito. Recorded at The Manor and RAK Studios, May 1983. All tracks © Big Country/Virgin Music Ltd.
MERS 27 Blue Front Cover
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The Crossing, MERS 27 (812 870-1)
© 1983 Phonogram Ltd. (London); Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd.
Released July 1983, blue textured card sleeve, silver lettering; blue paper record label.
 
Side one: In A Big Country, Inwards, Chance, 1000 Stars, The Storm
Side two: Harvest Home, Lost Patrol, Close Action, Fields Of Fire, Porrohman
 
Produced by Steve Lillywhite, Engineered by Will Gosling, assisted by Steve Chase & Mike Nocito. Recorded at The Manor and RAK Studios, May 1983. All tracks © Big Country/Virgin Music Ltd.
MERH 27 Green Front Cover
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The Crossing, MERH 27 (812 870-1)
© 1983 Phonogram Ltd. (London); Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd.
Released 1983, green smooth card sleeve, gold foil embossed lettering; dark green paper record label.
 
Side one: In A Big Country, Inwards, Chance, 1000 Stars, The Storm
Side two: Harvest Home, Lost Patrol, Close Action, Fields Of Fire, Porrohman
 
Produced by Steve Lillywhite, Engineered by Will Gosling, assisted by Steve Chase & Mike Nocito. Recorded at The Manor and RAK Studios, May 1983. All tracks © Big Country/Virgin Music Ltd.
812870-1 Blue Front Cover
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The Crossing (Dutch), 812 870-1
© 1983 Phonogram Ltd. (London); Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd.
Released 1983, blue smooth card sleeve, silver foil lettering; blue paper record label.
 
Side one: In A Big Country, Inwards, Chance, A Thousand Stars, The Storm
Side two: Harvest Home, Lost Patrol, Close Action, Fields Of Fire, Porrohman
 
Produced by Steve Lillywhite, Engineered by Will Gosling, assisted by Steve Chase & Mike Nocito. Recorded at The Manor and RAK Studios, May 1983. All tracks © Big Country/Virgin Music Ltd.
812870-1 Greek Front Cover
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The Crossing (Greek), 812 870-1
© 1983 Phonogram Ltd. (London); Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd.
Released 1983, red smooth card sleeve; greaseproof-paper inner; black paper record label.
 
Side one: In A Big Country, Inwards, Chance, 1000 Stars, The Storm
Side two: Harvest Home, Lost Patrol, Close Action, Fields Of Fire, Porrohman
 
Produced by Steve Lillywhite, Engineered by Will Gosling, assisted by Steve Chase & Mike Nocito. Recorded at The Manor and RAK Studios, May 1983. All tracks © Big Country/Virgin Music Ltd.
25PP-99 Japanese Front Cover
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The Crossing (Japanese), 25PP-99
© 1983 Phonogram Ltd. (London); Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd.
Released 1983, blue smooth card sleeve with OBI Strip; thin paper lyric sheet; black/colour printed label.
 
Side one: In A Big Country, Inwards, Chance, 1000 Stars, The Storm
Side two: Harvest Home, Lost Patrol, Close Action, Fields Of Fire, Porrohman
 
Produced by Steve Lillywhite, Engineered by Will Gosling, assisted by Steve Chase & Mike Nocito. Recorded at The Manor and RAK Studios, May 1983. All tracks © Big Country/Virgin Music Ltd.
822831-1 US Promo Rear Cover
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Steeltown (US Promo), 822831-1
© 1984 Phonogram Ltd. (London); Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd.
Released 1984, card sleeve; black paper inner; black/colour printed label. Gold embossed promo stamp on rear cover, colour promo sticker on front.
 
Side one: Flame Of The West, East Of Eden, Steeltown, Where The Rose Is Sown, Come Back To Me
Side two: Tall Ships Go, Girl With Grey Eyes, Rain Dance, The Great Divide, Just A Shadow
 
Produced by Steve Lillywhite, Engineered by Will Gosling. Recorded at Polar Studios, Stockholm and RAK Studios, London. Mixed at RAK Studios, London and Roundhouse Studios, London. All words by Stuart Adamson, All Music by Big Country. Manufactured and marketed by PolyGram Records Inc.
MERH49 Rear Cover
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Steeltown, MERH 49
© 1984 Phonogram Ltd. (London); Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd.
Released 19th October 1984, heavy card gatefold sleeve; black paper inner; dark blue paper record label.
 
Side one: Flame Of The West, East Of Eden, Steeltown, Where The Rose Is Sown, Come Back To Me
Side two: Tall Ships Go, Girl With Grey Eyes, Rain Dance, The Great Divide, Just A Shadow
 
Produced by Steve Lillywhite, Engineered by Will Gosling. Recorded at Polar Studios, Stockholm and RAK Studios, London. Mixed at RAK Studios, London and Roundhouse Studios, London. All words by Stuart Adamson, All Music by Big Country.
822831-1 Outer Cover
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Steeltown (Gatefold Sleeve) (Dutch), 822 831-1
© 1984 Phonogram Ltd. (London); Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd.
Released October 1984, card gatefold sleeve; black paper inner; dark blue paper record label.
 
Side one: Flame Of The West, East Of Eden, Steeltown, Where The Rose Is Sown, Come Back To Me
Side two: Tall Ships Go, Girl With Grey Eyes, Rain Dance, The Great Divide, Just A Shadow
 
Produced by Steve Lillywhite, Engineered by Will Gosling. Recorded at Polar Studios, Stockholm and RAK Studios, London. Mixed at RAK Studios, London and Roundhouse Studios, London. All words by Stuart Adamson, All Music by Big Country.
25PP-141 Japanese Rear Cover
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Steeltown (Japanese), 25PP-141
© 1984 Phonogram Ltd. (London); Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd.
Released 1984, card sleeve with paper OBI Strip; paper lyric sheet; black/colour paper label.
 
Side one: Flame Of The West, East Of Eden, Steeltown, Where The Rose Is Sown, Come Back To Me
Side two: Tall Ships Go, Girl With Grey Eyes, Rain Dance, The Great Divide, Just A Shadow
 
Produced by Steve Lillywhite, Engineered by Will Gosling. Recorded at Polar Studios, Stockholm and RAK Studios, London. Mixed at RAK Studios, London and Roundhouse Studios, London. All words by Stuart Adamson, All Music by Big Country. Manufactured and distributed by Nippon Phonogram Co. Ltd., Tokyo. Made in Japan.
MERH49 Rear Cover
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The Seer, 826 844-1
© 1986 Phonogram Ltd. (London); 10 Music Ltd.
Released July 1986, card sleeve; white paper inner; yellow/black paper label.
 
Side one: Look Away, The Seer, The Teacher, I Walk The Hill, Eiledon
Side two: One Great Thing, Hold The Heart, Remembrance Day, Red Fox, Sailor
 
Original Production by Robin Millar, Mixed by Walter Turbitt, Engineered by Will Gosling. Assistant Engineers: Dave Anderson, Phil Legg, Nick Lacey, Russell Leahy. Additional vocals on 'The Seer' by Kate Bush. Back vocals on 'Remembrance Day' & Eiledon by June Miles-Kingston. Bodhran: Davie Duncan. Recorded at The Power Plant & RAK Studios, Mixed at Maison Rouge. Sleeve by J.B., Illustrated by David Da Silva.
MERH49 Rear Cover
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The Seer (Argentinian), 826844-1 / Disco LP No 27320
© 1986 Phonogram Ltd. (London); 10 Music Ltd.
Released July 1986, card sleeve; plastic bag inner; black/colour printed label.
 
Lado 1: Apart Tu Mirada, La Vidente, La Maestra, Subo La Colina, Eiledon.
Lado 2: Una Gran Cosa, Teniendo El Corazon, Dia Del Recuerdo, El Zorro Colorado, El Marinero.
 
Big Country son: Stuart Adamson: Voz, Guitarra, E-bow; Mark Brzezicki - Bateria, Percusión, Coro; Tony Butler: Bajo, Coro; Bruce Watson: Guitarra, Mandolina, Citara. Dirección artistica & Producción original: Robin Millar, Mezcla: Walter Turbitt, Ingenerio: Will Gosling, Ingenieroa asistentes: Dave Anderson, Phil Legg, Nick Lacey, Russell Leahy. Coro adicional en "La Vidente": Kate Bush, Coro en "Dia Del Recuerdo" y en "Eiledon": June Miles-Kingston, Bodhran Davie Duncan.
MERH49 Rear Cover
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The Seer (Dutch), 826 844-1
© 1986 Phonogram Ltd. (London); 10 Music Ltd.
Released July 1986, card sleeve; white paper inner; black/colour printed label.
 
Side one: Look Away, The Seer, The Teacher, I Walk The Hill, Eiledon
Side two: One Great Thing, Hold The Heart, Remembrance Day, Red Fox, Sailor
 
Produced by Robin Millar, Mixed by Walter Turbitt, Engineered by Will Gosling. Assistant Engineers: Dave Anderson, Phil Legg, Nick Lacey, Russell Leahy. Additional vocals on 'The Seer' by Kate Bush. Back vocals on 'Remembrance Day' & Eiledon by June Miles-Kingston. Bodhran: Davie Duncan. Recorded at The Power Plant & RAK Studios, Mixed at Maison Rouge, Disc made in Holland. Sleeve by J.B., Illustrated by David Da Silva, Printed in the Netherlands. Marketed by Phonogram.
The Seer (Greek) Front Cover
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The Seer (Greek), MERH 87 / 826 844-1
© 1986 Phonogram Ltd. (London); 10 Music Ltd.
Released July 1986, card sleeve; white paper inner; black/colour printed label.
 
Side one: Look Away, The Seer, The Teacher, I Walk The Hill, Eiledon
Side two: One Great Thing, Hold The Heart, Remembrance Day, Red Fox, Sailor
 
Produced by Robin Millar, Mixed by Walter Turbitt, Engineered by Will Gosling. Assistant Engineers: Dave Anderson, Phil Legg, Nick Lacey, Russell Leahy. Additional vocals on 'The Seer' by Kate Bush. Back vocals on 'Remembrance Day' & Eiledon by June Miles-Kingston. Bodhran: Davie Duncan. Recorded at The Power Plant & RAK Studios, Mixed at Maison Rouge, Disc made in Greece. Sleeve by J.B., Illustrated by David Da Silva, Printed in the Netherlands. Marketed by Phonogram.
The Seer (Japanese) Front Cover
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The Seer (Japanese), 28PP 1023
© 1986 Phonogram Ltd. (London); 10 Music Ltd.
Released July 1986, quality card sleeve; plastic bag inner with glossy paper folded lyric sheet; dark blue paper record label.
 
Side one: Look Away, The Seer, The Teacher, I Walk The Hill, Eiledon
Side two: One Great Thing, Hold The Heart, Remembrance Day, Red Fox, Sailor
 
Produced by Robin Millar, Mixed by Walter Turbitt, Engineered by Will Gosling. Assistant Engineers: Dave Anderson, Phil Legg, Nick Lacey, Russell Leahy. Additional vocals on 'The Seer' by Kate Bush. Back vocals on 'Remembrance Day' & Eiledon by June Miles-Kingston. Bodhran: Davie Duncan. Recorded at The Power Plant & RAK Studios, Mixed at Maison Rouge, Disc made in Japan. Sleeve by J.B., Illustrated by David Da Silva, Printed in Japan. Marketed by Phonogram. Manufactured and Distributed by Nippon Phonogram Co. Ltd Tokyo. Made in Japan.
MERH130 Gatefold Outer Cover
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MERH130 Gatefold Inner Cover
Peace In Our Time (Left-hand Gatefold), MERH 130 (836325-1)
© 1988 Phonogram Ltd. (London); 10 Music Ltd.
Released September 1988, card gatefold sleeve; white glossy paper inner; white paper record label.
 
Side one: King Of Emotion, Broken Heart (13 Valleys), Thousand Yard Stare, From Here To Eternity, Everything I Need
Side two: Peace In Our Time, Time For Leaving, River of Hope, In This Place, I Could Be Happy Here
 
Produced by Peter Wolf, Engineered by Brian Malouf & Jeremy Smith. Mixed by Brian Malouf. Pre-Production at Balmule Studios, Dunfermline, Recorded at 41B Studios, Westlake Village, Mixed at Smoketree Studios. All words and Music by Stuart Adamson, except 3 & 10 also by Bruce Watson and 7 also by Bruce Watson, Tony Butler & Mark Brzezicki. Stuart Adamson: Vocals, Guitars & E-Bow, Mark Brzezicki - Drums & Percussion, Tony Butler: Bass Vocals, Guitar, Bruce Watson: Guitars, Mandolin, Sitar, Mouth Organ & E-Bow. Keyboards by Peter Wolf, Additional vocals by Merry Clayton, Ina Wolf, Donna Davidson, Maxi Anderson, Live Keyboards by Josh Phillips Gorse
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Peace In Our Time, MERH 130 (836325-1)
© 1986 Phonogram Ltd. (London); 10 Music Ltd.
Released September 1988, card sleeve; glossy paper inner; white paper record label.
 
Side one: King Of Emotion, Broken Heart (13 Valleys), Thousand Yard Stare, From Here To Eternity, Everything I Need
Side two: Peace In Our Time, Time For Leaving, River of Hope, In This Place, I Could Be Happy Here
 
Produced by Peter Wolf, Engineered by Brian Malouf & Jeremy Smith. Mixed by Brian Malouf. Pre-Production at Balmule Studios, Dunfermline, Recorded at 41B Studios, Westlake Village, Mixed at Smoketree Studios. All words and Music by Stuart Adamson, except 3 & 10 also by Bruce Watson and 7 also by Bruce Watson, Tony Butler & Mark Brzezicki. Stuart Adamson: Vocals, Guitars & E-Bow, Mark Brzezicki - Drums & Percussion, Tony Butler: Bass Vocals, Guitar, Bruce Watson: Guitars, Mandolin, Sitar, Mouth Organ & E-Bow. Keyboards by Peter Wolf, Additional vocals by Merry Clayton, Ina Wolf, Donna Davidson, Maxi Anderson, Live Keyboards by Josh Phillips Gorse
Peace In Our Time (Argentinian) Front Cover
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Peace In Our Time, (Argentinian), 836 325-4 / Disco LP No 29155
© 1988 Phonogram Ltd. (London); 10 Music Ltd.
Released 1988, cheap-print card sleeve; plastic bag inner; black/colour paper record label.
 
Lado Uno: Rey De Emocion, Corazon Roto (Trece Valles), Mirada De Mil Yardas, De Aqui A La Eternidad, Todo Lo Que Necesito
Lado Dos: Paz En Nuestros Dias, Tiempo De Irme, Rio De Esperanza, En Este Lugar, Podria Ser Feliz Aca
 
Big Country son: Stuart Adamson: Voz, Guitarras, E-Bow; Mark Brzezicki - Bateria y Percusión; Tony Butler: Bajo, Voz, Guitarra; Bruce Watson: Guitarras, Mandolina, Citara, Mouth Organ, E-Bow. Dirección Artistica: Peter Wolf. Ingenieros: Brian Malouf & Jeremy Smith. Asistentes: Gonzalo Espinosa, Jeff Poe, Kristen Connolly. Mezcia: Brian Malouf. Teclados: Peter Wolf. Coro: Merry Clayton, Ina Wolf, Donna Davidson, Maxi Anderson. Teclados en vivo: Josh Phillips Gorse. Diseńo de Tapa: Paul Harrison. Concepto de Diseńo: Paul Harrison/Ian Grant. Photografia de Tapa: Carol Sharp.
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Through A Big Country (Greatest Hits), 846 022-1
© 1986 Phonogram Ltd. (London); 10 Music Ltd.
Released May 1990, card sleeve; glossy paper inner; black/blue paper record label.
 
Side one: Save Me, In A Big Country, Fields Of Fire, Chance, Wonderland, Where The Rose Is Sown, Just A Shadow
Side two: Look Away, King Of Emotion, East Of Eden, One Great Thing, The Teacher, Broken Heart (13 Valleys), Peace In Our Time
 
Stuart Adamson: Guitars/E-Bow/Vocals, Mark Brzezicki: Drums/Percussion, Tony Butler: Bass Guitar/Backing Vocals, Bruce Watson: Guitar/E-Bow/Mandolin/Sitar. Additional Musicians: Pat Ahern, Maxi Anderson, Christine Beveridge, Merry Clayton, Donna Davidson, Ina Wolf & Peter Wolf.
510230-1 No Place Like Home, 510 230-1
© 1991 Phonogram Ltd. Released 16th September 1991

Side one: We're Not In Kansas, Republican Party Reptile, Dynamite Lady, Keep On Dreaming
Side two: Beautiful People, The Hostage Speaks, Beat The Devil, Leap Of Faith, You Me And The Truth, Comes A Time, Ships, Into The Fire.

Produced and Engineered by Pat Moran.

NOIS2 The Buffalo Skinners, NOIS 2
© 1993 Chrysalis Records Ltd. Released 22nd March 1993

Side one: Alone, Seven Waves, What Are You Working For, The One I Love, Long Way Home
Side two: The Selling Of America, We're Not In Kansas, Ships, All Go Together, Winding Wind, Pink Marshmallow Moon, Chester's Farm.

Produced by Big Country, Recorded by Chris Sheldon, Mixed by Dave Bascombe except 1, 3 & 12 by Mike Fraser

TRALP109 Why The Long Face (Strictly LE No: 0020 of 3000), TRALP 109
© 1995 Castle Communications PLC. Released 12th June 1995

Side one: You Dreamer, Message Of Love, I'm Not Ashamed, Sail Into Nothing, Thunder And Lightning, Send You, One In A Million
Side two: God's Great Mistake, Wildland In My Heart, Take You To The Moon, Far From Me To You, Charlotte, Post Nuclear Talking Blues, Blue On A Green Planet.

Produced by Big Country & Chris Sheldon, Mixed and Engineered by Chris Sheldon

278909-1
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The Crossing (30th Anniversary Edition), 278 909-1
© 2012 Mercury Records Ltd. Released 6th February 2012

Side one: In A Big Country, Inwards, Chance, 1000 Stars, The Storm
Side two: Harvest Home, Lost Patrol, Close Action, Fields Of Fire, Porrohman
Side three: 1000 Stars*, Lost Patrol*, Inwards*, Close Action*, The Crossing**
Side four: Porrohman**, Angle Park**, Heart And Soul**
* Previously unreleased Chris Thomas mixes; ** Previously unreleased Chris Thomas instrumental mixes - vinyl exclusive.

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Steeltown (30th Anniversary Edition), 5348052
© 2014 Mercury Records Ltd. Released 29th September 2014

Side one: Flame Of The West, East Of Eden, Steeltown, Where The Rose Is Sown
Side two: Tall Ships Go, Girl With Grey Eyes, Rain Dance, The Great Divide, Just A Shadow
Side three: Wonderland, Giant, Prairie Rose, Belief In The Small Man, Bass Dance, Winter Sky
Side four: East Of Eden (Rough Mix)*, Tall Ships Go (Rough Mix)*, Where The Rose Is Sown (Rough Mix)*, Come Back To Me (Rough Mix)*, Bass Concerto (Work In Progress)*
* Previously unreleased.


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