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Big Country’s Moscow Show to Be Reissued

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Not exactly sure of the exact origins of this set, but exciting news either way: Slicing Up Eyeballs reports a reissue of Big Country’s famed 1988 Moscow show on CD and DVD.

The Scottish rockers were one of the first acts from the West to play the U.S.S.R., and this set – first released on the band’s Track Record label in 2009 and getting a wider release now – captures that show at the Palace of Sports in September of 1988, as the band promoted their newest LP, Peace in Our Time (1988). The band haven’t gotten much widespread catalogue attention in the CD era (though the Track Record label has put out plenty of compilations of demos, outtakes and remixes), but perhaps this wider release will be the start of something bigger for them.

Order the set from Amazon here and hit the jump for the track list.

Big Country, Peace in Our Time: Live in Moscow 1988 (Track Record TRA-1063, 2011 – previously released in 2009)

Disc 1: CD

  1. Peace in Our Time
  2. Look Away
  3. Wonderland
  4. Broken Heart (Thirteen Valleys)
  5. Steeltown
  6. River of Hope
  7. Thousand Yard Stare
  8. King of Emotion
  9. Chance
  10. In a Big Country

Disc 2: DVD

Includes the same track list as the CD plus a video documentary. Concert portion previously released as Polygram (U.K.) VHS, 1988.

Written by Mike Duquette

January 4, 2011 at 14:57

Posted in Big Country, News, Reissues

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