Dire Straits - Live 1978 - 1992 (2023)
WEB FLAC (tracks) - 2.4 GB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 949 MB
6:52:13 | Blues Rock, Pop Rock | Label: UMC (Universal Music Catalogue)
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'.