Big Country ‎– The Crossing

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Mercury ‎– MERH 27, Mercury ‎– 812 870-1
Vinyl, LP, Album, Green Textured
Rock, Pop
Alternative Rock, Pop Rock


A1 In A Big Country 4:42
A2 Inwards 4:34
A3 Chance 4:27
A4 Fields Of Fire 3:32
A5 The Storm 6:20
B1 Harvest Home 4:20
B2 Lost Patrol 4:50
B3 Close Action 4:16
B4 1000 Stars 3:53
B5 Porrohman 7:45

Companies, etc.



Green textured matte sleeve embossed with gold foil, green labels, and printed inner sleeve.

The "H"s in the runout strings on both sides are etched and the stamped "S" has been scratched out.
℗ 1983 Phonogram Records (label)
℗ 1983 Phonogram Ltd (rear sleeve)
© 1983 Phonogram Ltd (rear sleeve)
© Big Country/Virgin Music Ltd (inner sleeve)
Original sound recording made by Phonogram Records Ltd (London)
Recorded at The Manor and RAK Studios May 1983

This version has both sides mastered and the lacquer cut at The Town House

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, side A, stamped/etched): MERHS̸ 27 A // 1 ▽ 420 H 1 5 1 5 TOWN HOUSE
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, side B, stamped/etched): MERHS̸ 27 B // 2 ▽ 420 H 14 25 TOWNHOUSE DREAMS STAY WITH YOU

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7" - up to four 7" for £2.50
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