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Live 1978-1992

Dire Straits
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Release Date: 03/11/2023

Edition: 8CD Boxset
Genre: Rock/Pop
Sub-Genre: Rock
Label: Commercial Marketing
Number of Discs: 5
Duration: 06:52:13 minutes

Box set focusing on the live recordings of Dire Straits, released to coincide with the 40th anniversary of their show at Hammersmith in 1983, immortalised in the live album 'Alchemy'. The set features newly remastered versions of 'Alchemy' and 'On the Night', an expanded version of 'Alchemy' featuring the existing digital/CD tracklist which includes 'Love Over Gold' and the extended versions of 'Telegraph Road', 'Solid Rock' and 'Going Home', with the addition of the full-length performance of 'Portobello Belle' (an edit of which was released on the 'Money for Nothing' compilation in 1998) as well as the unreleased songs from the performance - 'Industrial Disease' and 'Twisting By the Pool'; An expanded version of 'On the Night' includes tracks performed during the tour which have never been released, taken from multitrack recordings of shows in Nimes, Rotterdam and Paris: 'Tunnel Of Love', 'Telegraph Road', 'Sultans of Swing', 'Two Young Lovers', 'When It Comes to You', 'I Think I Love You Too Much'; The EP 'Encores' (remastered for Black Friday 2021); Licenced 1995 collection 'Live At The BBC'; The unreleased Dire Straits 'Live from the Rainbow Theatre' show, 1979 - mixed by Guy Fletcher, and featuring guest performances from Phil Lynott and Tony de Meur on the last four tracks of the set; Brand new booklet featuring a new essay by journalist Paul Sexton - 'Making Milestones: The Momentous Road Years of Dire Straits'.

Track Listing:

Disc 1
1: Once Upon A Time In The West
2: Industrial Disease
3: Expresso Love
4: Romeo And Juliet
5: Love Over Gold
6: Private Investigations
7: Sultans Of Swing

Disc 2
1: Twisting By The Pool
2: Two Young Lovers
3: Portobello Belle
4: Tunnel Of Love / Extract From "The Carousel Waltz"
5: Solid Rock
6: Telegraph Road
7: Going Home - Theme From "Local Hero"

Disc 3
1: Calling Elvis
2: Walk Of Life
3: Heavy Fuel
4: Romeo And Juliet
5: Private Investigations
6: Sultans Of Swing
7: Fade To Black
8: Your Latest Trick
9: When It Comes To You
10: I Think I Love You Too Much

Disc 4
1: You And Your Friend
2: On Every Street
3: Two Young Lovers
4: Tunnel Of Love
5: Telegraph Road
6: Money For Nothing
7: Brothers In Arms

Disc 5
1: Your Latest Trick
2: The Bug
3: Solid Rock
4: Local Hero / Wild Theme

Disc 6
1: Down To The Waterline
2: Six Blade Knife
3: Once Upon A Time In The West
4: Lady Writer
5: Lions
6: Sultans Of Swing
7: Les Boys
8: Portobello Belle
9: News
10: What’s The Matter Baby

Disc 7
1: Setting Me Up
2: In The Gallery
3: Solid Rock
4: Southbound Again
5: Where Do You Think You’re Going?
6: Wild West End
7: Twisting By The Pool
8: Good Morning Little Schoolgirl (with Phil Lynott)
9: That’s Alright Mama (with Phil Lynott)
10: Nadine (with Phil Lynott)
11: Keep On Knocking (with Phil Lynott)

Disc 8
1: Down To The Waterline
2: Six Blade Knife
3: Water Of Love
4: Wild West End
5: Sultans Of Swing
6: Lions
7: What's The Matter Baby?
8: Tunnel Of Love