Bands Posts Unfinished Song and Asks Fans to Help Complete It

Chicane, an amorphous UK outfit led by Nick Bracegirdle, has uploaded a track entitled “Big Country (Ruff Mix)”–yes, it’s a reworking of the Big Country hit–and has solicited help from fans in finishing it–if they feel it should be finished at all.  

Here’s the Soundcloud player with all the comments.  Once you’re done, you might be intersted in this story analyzing this trend in crowdsourcing.


Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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