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    • Big Country - CARDIFF, WALES - FEBRUARY 29:  Mike Peters of Big Country performs before the Gary Speed Memorial International Match between Wales and Costa Rica at the Cardiff City Stadium on February 29, 2012 in Cardiff, Wales. The international friendly match is being held in honour of Wales former manager Gary Speed, the nation's first international match played by Wales since his death on November 27, 2011.
    With their ringing, bagpipe-like guitars and the anthemic songs of frontman Stuart Adamson, Scotland's Big Country emerged as one of the most distinctive and promising new rock bands of the early '80s, scoring a major hit with their debut album, The Crossing; though the group's critical and commercial fortunes dimmed in the years to follow, they nevertheless outlasted virtually all of their ...more

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