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Stuart Adamson, Mark Brzezicki, Tony Butler, Bruce Watson

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Big Country

Category: One Hit Wonders
Submitted By: stuntpope
Posted Date: May 30, 2004
Last Updated: October 10, 2011
 
 
Big Country
Claim to fame: Early-to-mid 80's Celtic rockers whose hit In A Big Country sold over 3 million copies, earned them a slot at the Wembley side of Live Aid and were once musical guests on Saturday Night Live
 
 
Big Country
Where are they now? Canadian-born Bruce Watson is a studio musician and Mark Brzezicki has filled out his resume with stints in bands as diverse as Procol Harum to The Cult.
Frontman Stuart Adamson relocated to Nashville, Tennessee in the late 90's, ran into problems with alcohol. Shortly after announcing his "retirement" from touring, he committed suicide in a hotel room in Honolulu in December, 2001 at age 43.
 
 
 
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