Big Country

Big Country

Real Name: Stuart Adamson, Mark Brzezicki, Tony Butler, Bruce Watson
A.k.a: Big Country
Category: One Hit Wonders
Submitted by: Bob Sacamano
Posted Date: 2004-05-30
Last Modified: 2019-12-17

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

What happened to: Big Country

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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