This week’s new releases include a new B-sides compilation from the Pet Shops Boys (‘Format’), a new live album by Wire (‘The Black Session’), a vinyl reissue of Cocteau Twins’ ‘Stars and Topsoil,’ a new John Foxx and the Maths’ album, a 2CD reissue of Big Country’s ‘The Crossing’ and an archival live album from The Plimsouls.’
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The reunited Big Country today revealed the tracklist for its upcoming 2CD ‘deluxe edition’ reissue of its 1983 debut album ‘The Crossing,’ which will be released by Universal Music on Jan. 30 in the U.K. and be supplemented with seven B-sides and a second disc featuring 17 demos — 10 of which are previously unreleased.
The Mike Peters-fronted Big Country is commemorating its U.K. comeback tour earlier this year with a collection called ‘Dreams Stay With You: Live 21st April 2011,’ a full 19-track performance spread across two CDs and two DVDs — and which you can preview via a clip of the show-closing ‘In a Big Country.’
The reunited Big Country — with The Alarm’s Mike Peters filling in for the late Stuart Adamson — will perform its 1983 debut album ‘The Crossing’ in its entirety during a tour of the U.K. and Germany early next year in conjunction with an upcoming reissue of the classic album ‘in various formats’ by Universal Music.
With Mike Peters of The Alarm filling in for late frontman Stuart Adamson, reunited Scottish rockers Big Country next week will release their first single in 12 years — the Steve Lillywhite-produced ‘Another Country,’ the first step toward a brand-new studio album and a planned 30th anniversary tour next year.