1993 Big Country – The Buffalo Skinners

The Buffalo Skinners is the sixth studio album by the Scottish band Big Country, released in 1993. (see 1993 in music). Two songs, “We’re Not In Kansas” and “Ships”, are re-recordings of songs from their previous album. The difference is more noticeable on “Ships” which features heavy use of guitars (in contrast to the guitar-free 1991 version). The album featured two UK top 30 hits, “Alone” (No.24) and “Ships” (No.29).


Alone (Stuart Adamson) 5:09
2  Seven Waves (Bruce Watson) 4:43
3  What Are You Working For (Stuart Adamson) 4:01
4  The One I Love (Bruce Watson, Stuart Adamson) 5:03
5  Long Way Home (Stuart Adamson) 5:55
6  The Selling Of America (Stuart Adamson, Tony Butler) 4:21
7  We’re Not In Kansas (Stuart Adamson) 6:24
Ships ( Where Were You ) (Bruce Watson, Stuart Adamson) 5:53
9  All Go Together (Bruce Watson, Stuart Adamson) 4:12
10  Winding Wind (Stuart Adamson) 4:31
11  Pink Marshmallow Moon (Bruce Watson, Stuart Adamson) 4:24
12  Chester’s Farm (Stuart Adamson, Tony Butler) 4:38


BassTony Butler
DrumsSimon Phillips
GuitarBruce Watson
GuitarStuart Adamson
MandolinBruce Watson
KeyboardsColin Berwick
Background VocalsTony Butler
VocalsStuart Adamson

Liner Notes

Producer – Big Country
Executive-Producer – Chris Briggs
Engineer (Assistant, Abbey Rd) – Chris Brown
Engineer (Assistant, RAK Studios) – Nigel Godrich
Engineer (Assistant, Townhouse) – Andy Bradfield
Mastered By – Tim Young
Mixed By – David Bascombe,
Mixed By – Mike Fraser (Track 1, 3, 12)
Programmed By – Joe Bull
Recorded By – Chris Sheldon

Photography By (Band) – Paul Cox
Photography By (Bull Bison) – Plant Earth Pictures

Published By – EMI 10 Music Ltd.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Chrysalis Records Ltd.
Copyright (c) – Chrysalis Records Ltd.
Recorded At – RAK Studios
Mixed At – Abbey Road Studios
Mixed At – The Town House