Fields of Fire: The Ultimate Collection

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Big Country may never have reached the commercial highs of similarly structured outfits like the Waterboys and U2, but the Scottish rockers had all the ingredients needed for stadium domination. This two-disc U.K. collection from Spectrum dutifully chronicles the underrated Dunfermline, Fife-based outfit's nearly 20-year career, from the band's classic 1983 debut, The Crossing, to 1999's Driving to Damascus. Listeners who only know the group's two big international hits ("In a Big Country" and "Fields of Fire") will find in Fields of Fire: The Ultimate Collection a veritable treasure trove (as in 35 excellent remastered tracks) of anthemic modern rock with a ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Big Country may never have reached the commercial highs of similarly structured outfits like the Waterboys and U2, but the Scottish rockers had all the ingredients needed for stadium domination. This two-disc U.K. collection from Spectrum dutifully chronicles the underrated Dunfermline, Fife-based outfit's nearly 20-year career, from the band's classic 1983 debut, The Crossing, to 1999's Driving to Damascus. Listeners who only know the group's two big international hits ("In a Big Country" and "Fields of Fire") will find in Fields of Fire: The Ultimate Collection a veritable treasure trove (as in 35 excellent remastered tracks) of anthemic modern rock with a rural twist, propelled in large part by the late Stuart Adamson's soaring, bagpipe-inspired guitar leads.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/12/2011
  • Label: Spectrum Audio Uk
  • UPC: 600753330272
  • Catalog Number: 5333027
  • Sales rank: 12,597

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Fields of Fire (3:29)
  2. 2 Wonderland (3:56)
  3. 3 In a Big Country (3:49)
  4. 4 Peace In Our Time (4:33)
  5. 5 Harvest Home (4:19)
  6. 6 You Dreamer (4:43)
  7. 7 Tall Ships Go (4:37)
  8. 8 Beautiful People (5:31)
  9. 9 Save Me (5:27)
  10. 10 King of Emotion (4:50)
  11. 11 Driving To Damascus (3:57)
  12. 12 Chance (4:37)
  13. 13 Come Back To Me (4:54)
  14. 14 Eiledon (5:36)
  15. 15 Restless Natives (3:41)
  16. 16 Ships (3:57)
  17. 17 Angle Park (4:06)
  18. 18 Fragile Thing - Eddi Reader (3:42)
Disc 2
  1. 1 East of Eden (4:28)
  2. 2 Steeltown (4:38)
  3. 3 Look Away (4:25)
  4. 4 Republican Party Reptile (4:01)
  5. 5 I'm Not Ashamed (4:11)
  6. 6 One Great Thing (4:01)
  7. 7 Where the Rose is Sown (4:07)
  8. 8 Heart of the World (3:43)
  9. 9 1000 Stars (3:54)
  10. 10 The Seer - Kate Bush (5:21)
  11. 11 The Teacher (4:06)
  12. 12 God's Great Mistake (3:08)
  13. 13 Never Take Your Place (4:00)
  14. 14 Mary (3:53)
  15. 15 Porroh Man (6:44)
  16. 16 Dive Into Me (5:03)
  17. 17 Fields Of Fire (5:12)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Big Country Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Mark Brzezicki Composer
Jerry Ewing Sleeve Notes
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