Most Americans probably don't realize that Big Country had a very fruitful career long beyond 1983's In A Big Country and 1984's Wonderland. They were a part of my early teen years and, much later, my late twenties.
I used to have my cousin, British Bridget, drag over a bundle of requested CDs for me when she'd visit from England. This was one she brought. I had not heard it, but it's a duet with Eddi Reader - the great Scottish folk/pop singer whom I love - so I had to own it. What a beautiful surprise that the song is wistful alt-country/pop. I am not sure how to explain this song, but I still play it a lot, especially to calm myself down.
Fragile Thing, released in 1999, now has a resonance that runs even deeper. Stuart Adamson, the lead singer of Big Country, killed himself just two years later. He put some great songs into the universe and that is his marker. Youtube comments are usually insane, but if you check out the comments for this video, it seems devoid of the usual crazies and illiterates. There are a great many people who miss his voice.