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Dire Straits – Dire Straits 2xLP 45RPM 180g Mofi (2xLP)

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  • For the self-titled album Dire Straits, the band went to Basing St. Studios in London on February 13, 1978, to professionally record and mix the songs already recorded on the demo tape. Dire Straits was finally released on June 9, 1978.

    The album included the later single Sultans of Swing, which was the band's first major success. The album Dire Straits reached number two on the US Billboard 200 in 1979, the single Sultans of Swing reached number four on the Billboard Hot 100 in the same year (Wikipedia)

    "Dire Straits" is the product of a group of blues rockers who draw inspiration from jazz and country. Mark Knopfler's sparse guitar tones and husky, distinctive vocals are the driving force behind this debut album. Thanks to the hit single "Sultans of Swing", the debut climbed straight into the Top 10.

    The remastering for this double LP on 180g vinyl at 45 RPM was done by Krieg Wunderlich, assisted by Shawn R. Britton. The limited edition with consecutive serial number appears in gatefold sleeve.


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  • Artist: Dire Straits
    Label: Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab
    Format: LP
    Units: 2
    Country: US
    Genre: Pop & Rock
  • A1 Down To The Waterline
    A2 Water Of Love
    B1 Setting Me Up
    B2 Six Blade Knife
    B3 Southbound Again
    C1 Sultans Of Swing
    C2 In The Gallery
    D1 Wild West End
    D2 Lions