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James, Big Country, and The Church Throw It Back to 1988

1371 days ago
Consequence of SoundThe three bands dive into what the year meant to them and its effect on their futures. more info

'A sense of place and meaning': Karine Polwart on the magic of Scottish pop

1464 days ago
Guardian MusicThe folk singer’s Edinburgh festival show reinterprets classic and cult Caledonian gems close to her heart, like Big Country’s melancholic anthems and Cocteau Twins’ filthy futurismOf all the 80s pop artists that Scotland spawned... more info

Readers recommend playlist: your songs about deserts

1498 days ago
Guardian MusicTinariwen, Robert Plant, Brand New Heavies and Big Country are among the artists making this week’s reader-curated listHere is this week’s playlist – songs picked by a reader from hundreds of your suggestions last week. Thanks fo... more info

Popdose Presents the Trying-To-Be-Thankful Turkey Day Mixtape

2096 days ago
PopdoseWell, now. This is going to be an awkward Thanksgiving, isn’t it? At the very least, it’s going to be a little difficult to maintain that all-important attitude of gratitude. Our advice: Keep busy in the kitchen to avoid having to talk to anybody... more info

UFC's Herb Dean -- 'Big Country' Was Wrong ... Stoppage Was Perfect (VIDEO)

2151 days ago
TMZUFC ref Herb Dean says he spoke with fellow ref "Big" John McCarthy after he was kicked in the Octagon by Roy "Big Country" Nelson ... and says there's a damn good reason he didn't fight back.  Nelson went after McCarthy after knocking out… more info

Noel Gallagher Becomes Newest Recruit Into Barrowlands Hall Of Fame

2308 days ago
Stopcryingyourheartout.comNoel Gallagher has been inducted into the hall of fame at a famous Glasgow concert venue.The Oasis singer was added to the list of celebrities in the Barrowlands Hall of Fame on Thursday night after performing at the Hydro.Noel was given a glass trop... more info

Dj Daddy Big – Big Country MIX

2359 days ago
Core NewsHere is another mix from Dj Daddy Big. This time we get a selection of tracks that is more country music oriented. Follow him on Mixcloud for more DJ mixes. Be sure to also check out his other mix “SO SEXY” Dance mix. Follow Core News on Facebook... more info

Listen To Little Big Town's New Single Girl Crush HERE Because Some Country Radio Is Too Intolerant To Let You Hear It!

2701 days ago
Perez HiltonThis is unbelievable, but sadly, it's the way society still works… Little Big Country made a hit single called Girl Crush, that's about a girl who is jealous off her ex's new girlfriend. But the country radio-listening audience refuses to realize t... more info

Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 15

3375 days ago
PopdoseHaving passed the halfway mark on Disc Four, We’re officially into the back half of the series — though still in the front half of the decade… #11 Big Country, “In a Big Country” (1983) Peaked at #17 in the Hot 100. Reached #3 in Canada, a ... more info

Dreams Stay with You: Big Country and the Song That Saved My Life

3377 days ago
PopdoseToday marks the approximate 30th anniversary of the release of “In a Big Country,” the hit single by Scottish rockers Big Country. In honor of the occasion, Mike Duquette of The Second Disc and Popdose shares a deeply personal story of the song... more info

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