The Buffalo Skinners

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The Buffalo Skinners
Big Country - The Buffalo Skinners.jpg
Studio album by Big Country
Released 14 September 1993
Genre Alternative rock, Celtic rock
Length 59:45
Label Fox
Producer Big Country
Big Country chronology
No Place Like Home
The Buffalo Skinners
Why the Long Face
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

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).

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Stuart Adamson; except where noted.

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Alone"   5:08
2. "Seven Waves" Bruce Watson 4:43
3. "What Are You Working For"   4:00
4. "The One I Love" Adamson, Watson 5:02
5. "Long Way Home"   5:55
6. "The Selling of America"   4:20
7. "We're Not in Kansas"   6:23
8. "Ships" Adamson, Watson 5:53
9. "All Go Together" Adamson, Watson 4:11
10. "Winding Wind"   4:30
11. "Pink Marshmallow Moon" Adamson, Watson 4:24
12. "Chester's Farm" Adamson, Tony Butler 4:37

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1993) Peak
UK Albums Chart[2] 25


Additional personnel