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Dire Straits

The Live Albums: 1978-1992 8CD Box Set

£49.99

Released: 3rd November 2023. 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'.

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  • Details

    Released:
    3rd November 2023
    Category:
    Rock & Pop
    Format:
    CD Box Set
    Barcode:
    602455539229
  • Description

    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

    Track name
    Artist
    1.Once Upon a Time in the West
    Dire Straits
    2.Industrial Disease
    Dire Straits
    3.Expresso Love
    Dire Straits
    4.Romeo and Juliet
    Dire Straits
    5.Love Over Gold
    Dire Straits
    6.Private Investigations
    Dire Straits
    7.Sultans of Swing
    Dire Straits

    Disc 2

    Track name
    Artist
    1.Twisting By the Pool
    Dire Straits
    2.Two Young Lovers
    Dire Straits
    3.Portobello Belle
    Dire Straits
    4.Tunnel of Love
    Dire Straits
    5.Solid Rock
    Dire Straits
    6.Telegraph Road
    Dire Straits
    7.Going Home (Theme from 'Local Hero')
    Dire Straits

    Disc 3

    Track name
    Artist
    1.Calling Elvis
    Dire Straits
    2.Walk of Life
    Dire Straits
    3.Heavy Fuel
    Dire Straits
    4.Romeo and Juliet
    Dire Straits
    5.Private Investigations
    Dire Straits
    6.Sultans of Swing
    Dire Straits
    7.Fade to Black
    Dire Straits
    8.Your Latest Trick
    Dire Straits
    9.When It Comes to You
    Dire Straits
    10.I Think I Love You Too Much
    Dire Straits

    Disc 4

    Track name
    Artist
    1.You and Your Friend
    Dire Straits
    2.On Every Street
    Dire Straits
    3.Two Young Lovers
    Dire Straits
    4.Tunnel of Love
    Dire Straits
    5.Telegraph Road
    Dire Straits
    6.Money for Nothing
    Dire Straits
    7.Brothers in Arms
    Dire Straits

    Disc 5

    Track name
    Artist
    1.Your Latest Trick
    Dire Straits
    2.The Bug
    Dire Straits
    3.Solid Rock
    Dire Straits
    4.Local Hero (Wild Theme)
    Dire Straits

    Disc 6

    Track name
    Artist
    1.Down to the Waterline
    Dire Straits
    2.Six Blade Knife
    Dire Straits
    3.Water of Love
    Dire Straits
    4.Wild West End
    Dire Straits
    5.Sultans of Swing
    Dire Straits
    6.Lions
    Dire Straits
    7.What's the Matter Baby?
    Dire Straits
    8.Tunnel of Love
    Dire Straits

    Disc 7

    Track name
    Artist
    1.Down to the Waterline
    Dire Straits
    2.Six Blade Knife
    Dire Straits
    3.Once Upon a Time in the West
    Dire Straits
    4.Lady Writer
    Dire Straits
    5.Lions
    Dire Straits
    6.Sultans of Swing
    Dire Straits
    7.Les Boys
    Dire Straits
    8.Portobello Belle
    Dire Straits
    9.News
    Dire Straits
    10.What's the Matter Baby?
    Dire Straits

    Disc 8

    Track name
    Artist
    1.Setting Me Up
    Dire Straits
    2.In the Gallery
    Dire Straits
    3.Solid Rock
    Dire Straits
    4.Southbound Again
    Dire Straits
    5.Where Do You Think You're Going?
    Dire Straits
    6.Wild West End
    Dire Straits
    7.Twisting By the Pool
    Dire Straits
    8.Good Morning Little Schoolgirl
    Dire Straits with Phil Lynott and Tony De Meur
    9.That's Alright Mama
    Dire Straits with Phil Lynott and Tony De Meur
    10.Nadine
    Dire Straits with Phil Lynott and Tony De Meur
    11.Keep On Knocking
    Dire Straits with Phil Lynott and Tony De Meur
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