Through a Big Country: Greatest Hits

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Through a Big Country: Greatest Hits
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Greatest hits album by
Released14 May 1990 [1]
Genre Alternative rock, new wave, Celtic rock, folk rock, post-punk
Label Mercury
Producer Steve Lillywhite, Robin Millar, Peter Wolf, Tim Palmer
Big Country chronology
Peace in Our Time
Through a Big Country: Greatest Hits
No Place Like Home
Professional ratings
Review scores
New Musical Express 5/10 [2]
Select 3/5 [3]
Smash Hits 5/10 [4]

Through a Big Country: Greatest Hits is a greatest hits album released by the Scottish rock band Big Country in 1990. It reached No. 2 on the albums chart in the UK. The tracks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 17 were produced by Steve Lillywhite; the tracks 8, 11, 15, 16 were produced by Robin Millar; the tracks 9, 13, 14 were produced by Peter Wolf; a new song - track 1 produced by Tim Palmer.

Track listing

  1. "Save Me" -5:30 Previously unreleased
  2. "In a Big Country" - 3:56 from The Crossing
  3. "Fields of Fire (400 Miles)" - 3:34 from The Crossing
  4. "Chance" - 4:41 from The Crossing
  5. "Wonderland" - 3:58 Single-only release
  6. "Where the Rose Is Sown" - 4:12 from Steeltown
  7. "Just a Shadow" - 4:26 from Steeltown
  8. "Look Away" - 4:26 from The Seer
  9. "King of Emotion" - 4:53 from Peace in Our Time
  10. "East of Eden" - 4:13 from Steeltown
  11. "One Great Thing" - 4:03 from The Seer
  12. "The Teacher" - 4:08 from The Seer
  13. "Broken Heart (Thirteen Valleys)" - 4:48 from Peace in Our Time
  14. "Peace in Our Time" - 4:36 from Peace in Our Time
  15. "Eiledon" - 5:38 from The Seer
  16. "The Seer" - 5:26 from The Seer
  17. "Harvest Home" - 4:20 from The Crossing

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