“Teacher will you show to me
The bond between the land and sea
For I am new to mystery I want everything laid out for me
All of history”.
I fear time has passed us by. That flash of a spark set against the cold light of day pierces our very thoughts and emotions. Some days we have no words to explain our sadness. We have only the reminiscence of hope. A collective understanding of greatness, of longing and belief in all that has passed. It is reflected in the land that gives up its own to the great and worthy, to the wide expanse of great oceans that divide our very souls.
There are truly… Continue reading
I used to joke that my Mums settee had two claims to fame. Firstly, Gordon Brown had a cup of tea on it (he was canvassing as her local MP), and secondly that Stuart Adamson had been sick on it!
I first met Stuart at Beath High School in Cowdenbeath. He lived in nearby Crossgates and I lived in Kelty. He and Willie Simpson joined the school in 3rd year and pretty soon the two them and me and another Kelty boy Graeme, became best mates.
We were all heavily into music but Stuart and Willie actually had guitars which made them pretty damn cool in my eyes! I remember us going back to Stuart’s house after school one… Continue reading
Big Country The Longest Day- Stuart Adamson Tribute
A Stuart Adamson Tribute put together by my other half Ryan for the anniversary of his death, we hope you like it ♥
Stuart Adamson Tribute by www.Stuart-Adamson.co.uk
I was sad to hear that Stuart Adamson from Big Country had committed suicide ( The Mirror December 18).
His death is a great loss to music. in the 80s i had posters of stuart all over my walls and i remember dancing in an exaggerated fashion and playing air guitar to In A Big Country. We'll miss you stuart.
Lorraine butler, Blackpool, Lancs
Thanks for your music Stuart,your fantastic live performances and just some brillant memories
Sent In By Angie Thompson
Stuart Adamson lead singer of 1980s rock group Big Country,has been found dead .the body of the 43-year old was found in a hotel room in Hawaii after he disappeared from his home in nashville, tennessee, two months ago.
His manager Ian Grant, said: I just cannot believe it. My heart goes out to his family . I have just lost one of the finest people i have ever worked with or been lucky enough to know
. Adamson found fame in 1979 with new wave band The Skids and the song Into The Valley. Three years later, he formed Big Country,producing a string of hits including Harvest Home and Feild of Fire.
The singer fought an long battle with alcohol but. after staying sober… Continue reading