Stuart Adamson RIP

Stuart Adamson 1958-2001The former lead singer of the rock group Big Country has been found dead in the United States.Stuart Adamson went missing last month from his home in Nashville, Tennessee. The 43-year-old was found dead in a Hawaii hotel room on Sunday. In 1986 the band recorded the title track of their album The Seer, with Kate on backing vocals. At the time Adamson said: “It’s based on a tale of a Scottish woman called the ‘Bramin Seer’ and the song’s about some of her prophecies coming to fruition. We asked Kate Bush if she would come and sing on it and she agreed – she was just amazing.” Kate recalled in a KBC newsletter at the time: “They were lovely to work with – I really enjoyed it. They asked if I’d like to do some backing vocals and I went in for an evening. They were really nice.” Adamson and his band had a string of hits in the 1980s including Look Away, Wonderland, In a Big Country and Fields of Fire.

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