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Dire Straits - 3CD Promo

Musician: Dire Straits
Album title: 3CD Promo
Style: Classic Rock
Released: 1998
Country: UK
Size MP3 version: 1588 mb
Size APE version: 1221 mb
Size WMA version: 1241 mb
Rating ✫: 4.1
Votes: 606
Genre: Rock

Dire Straits - 3CD Promo mp3 album

Dire Straits - 3CD Promo mp3 album

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Robert Sandall Presents Mark Knopfler - On Dire Straits
Presenter – Robert Sandall
1-1a Walk Of Life 1:30
1-1b Tunnel Of Love 3:06
1-1c Sultans Of Swing 5:47
1-1d Private Investigations 4:54
1-1e Money For Nothing 3:40
1-1f Brothers In Arms 3:47
1-1g So Far Away 1:13
1-1h Love Over Gold (Live) 2:51
1-1i Local Hero (Live) 2:14
1-1j Telegraph Road 2:34
1-1k Your Latest Trick 2:06
1-1l Sultans Of Swing (Live) 0:30
1-1m Tour Own Sweet Way 1:04
1-1n Calling Elvis 1:19
1-1o Romeo & Juliet 5:52
Mark Knopfler - On Dire Straits Interview Cd
2-1 Q. 'Your First Hit, 'Sultans Of Swing', Was, I Suppose, A Sort Of Romantic Portrait Of A South London Pub. How Did That Song Come To You' A. I've Always Been Attracted To...A Source Of Comfort To Me. 0:32
2-2 Q. 'You Started Yourselves In Pubs And Clubs, And Actually Sultans Was A Hit In Europe, Australia And The States Before It Was A Hit In The UK.' A. You've Got To Get Used To Playing To An Audience...Some Beer In With The Rest (Laughter) 1:10
2-3 Q. 'And 'Sultans' Was A Kind Of Tribute To Bands Who Didn't Go Onto Have The Success You Did, But Loved Playing'. A. It Was A Little Deserted Pub In Deptford...Rather Tired Little Blokes In Pullovers [Laughter At End] 0:54
Lady Writer
2-4 Q. 'The Track Lady Writer Was Released As A Single - What, Who Is That Song About' A. Oh, I Just Saw Some Woman Talking...And That's The Way It Works. 0:39
Romeo & Juliet
2-5 Q. 'One Of Your Most Romantic Songs Is Romeo And Juliet. Is It A Personal Song For You' A. Well Actually I Was Living In Camberwell (Laughter)...Tonque In Cheek Thing, You Know. 0:48
Tunnel Of Love
2-6 Q. 'Another Of The, I Suppose, Best Remembered Tracks From Making Movies Was Tunnel Of Love.' A. Yeah, Again It Was Some,...There Is No Formula. 2:03
Private Investigations
2-7 Q. 'In The Days When We Used To Talk About LP's, Telegraph Road Was On The Same Side As A Track Called Private Investigations. I've Heard This Was Inspired By The Los Angeles Crime Writer, Raymond Chandler'. A. I Sort Of Equated It...Falling Away From You. 0:56
2-8 Q. 'It Is A Rather Cynical Track' A. Well I Think That A Certain Amount Cynicism...The Most Comfortable Feeling In The World. 0:51
Twisting By The Pool
2-9 Q. 'The Next Thing That You Recorded Was A Much More Joyously Uptempo Sort Of Tribute To Rock 'n' Roll, The Twisting By The Pool Ep.' A. I Suppose With That It's Just...He Really Just Sort Of Whacked That Rhythm 1:02
Love Over Gold (Live)
2-10 Q. 'This Live Version Of Love Over Gold - Do You Actually Remember The Performance' A. It Was Probably One Of The Hammersmith Odeon Ones...Just Want To Play Something Else. 0:21
2-11 Q. 'What's Love Over Gold About' A. Love Over Gold - There Was Just Some Graffiti...Just Got Me Thinking You Know. 0:39
So Far Away
2-12 Q. 'One Of The Most Touching Songs, I Think, That Dire Straits Recorded Is So Far Away. It's On The Brothers In Arms Album. A Very Simple, Romantic, In The Everyday Sense, Song. A. Yeah, That's Another Thing Really... So I Suppose It's A Theme That Stays With You. 0:23
Money For Nothing
2-13 Q. [General Q On Brothers In Arms, Their Greatest Selling Album] 'Brothers In Arms' Sold 25 Million Copies - When You Were Recording It, Did You Have Any Sense That Yo Would Unleash A Blockbuster' A. Oh, Absolutely Not, I Mean Of Course Not,... I Thought That's Kind Of Good, I Like That. 0:39
2-14 Q. 'What's Sting Doing On The Beginning Of This Track' A. The Police Were Doing An Advert...Us It Was The Radio. 1:00
2-15 Q. 'Money For Nothing' Was Reputedly Based On An Overheard Conversation' A. Yeah, I Was In New York...Has Those Possiblities To Create Something. 1:24
Brothers In Arms
2-16 Q. 'The Title Track 'Brothers In Arms' - What Was The Inspiration There' A. The Term You Know, A Phrase Will Stay...Absurdity Of It Seems To Stay In The Mind. 0:33
2-17 Q. 'The Tracks On This Album Seem To Have A Lot Of Space And Atmosphere, Almost As If You're Shooting Holes Through The Arrangement.' A. That Whole Of The Album With The Exception...The Strings Are A Contrast With It. 0:53
Walk Of Life
2-18 Q. 'Walk Of Life' Is Another Of The Best Loved Dire Straits Tunes, And A Song Which We Are Sometimes Lead To Believe You Didn't Want To Include On The Album.' A. Oh No, We Did, We Always Wanted It,...Some Cajun Artists Afterwards, An Accordion Took That Organ Part. 0:47
Calling Elvis
2-19 Q. 'You Use American Influences In A Number Of Your Songs. What Was 'Calling Elvis' All About' A. Just A Pretty Light Thing...Talking To Another Answering Machine. 0:22
Heavy Fuel
2-20 Q. 'Heavy Fuel - This Is Another Song Which Has A Very Strong Sort Of Earthy American Flavour.' A. If You Are Spending A Long Time In The States,...A Lot Of My Ideas From Books. 0:54
On Every Street
2-21 Q. 'So - On Every Street - In Some Ways My Favourite Dire Straits Album, I'm Not Quite Sure Why, Because It's Not The One That Most People Talk About, But It's Got Some, Some Of My Favourite Tracks, I Mean The Title Track, For Example, I Find Very Moving. What's It About?' A. I Think It's About The Fact That We... Why It Is I'm Still On The Case. 0:21
2-22 Q. 'And I Love The Long Instrumental Coda' A. Yeah, I Think George Martin Was In The Studio...(Chuckle) I Love George. 0:07
2-23 Untitled 0:45
2-24 Untitled 1:48
2-25 Untitled 0:26
2-26 Untitled 0:51
Sultans Of Swing / The Very Best Of Dire Straits / Album Promo
3-1 Sultans Of Swing 5:45
3-2 Lady Writer 3:39
3-3 Romeo And Juliet 5:51
3-4 Tunnel Of Love 8:07
3-5 Private Investigations 5:45
3-6 Twisting By The Pool 3:30
3-7 Love Over Gold (Live) 3:27
3-8 So Far Away 4:02
3-9 Money For Nothing 4:05
3-10 Brothers In Arms 4:56
3-11 Walk Of Life 4:07
3-12 Calling Elvis 4:37
3-13 Heavy Fuel 4:54
3-14 On Every Street 4:34
3-15 Your Latest Trick (Live) 6:29
3-16 Local Hero - Wild Theme (Live) 4:19

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – PolyGram
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Mercury Records Ltd. (London)
  • Copyright (c) – Mercury Records Ltd. (London)
  • Made By – PMDC, UK


  • Engineer – Nick Russell-Pavler* (tracks: 1-1a to 2-26)
  • Interviewer – Robert Sandall (tracks: 2-1 to 2-26)
  • Producer – Rachel Yorke (tracks: 1-1a to 2-26)


Album promo, Interview CD & Documentary CD.

℗ 1998 Mercury Records Ltd. (London)
© 1998 Mercury Records Ltd. (London)

Tracks 2-23 to 2-26 are not listed on release. Its durations was taken from CD-player.

On track 2-23, Mark Knopfler talks about the sax introduction from the song "Your Latest Trick".
On track 2-24, Mark Knopfler talks about the song "Your Latest Trick".
On track 2-25, Mark Knopfler talks about his scottish influences.
On track 2-26, Mark Knopfler talks about soundtracks he made.

3 individual CDs in J-Card Cases packed in a slipcase box.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (CD1): DS1 01 % [Barcode]
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2): DS2 01 & [Barcode]
  • Matrix / Runout (CD3): 5586582 01 % [Barcode]
  • Matrix / Runout (Mould Area, CD1, CD2, CD3): Made In The UK By PMDC
  • Mastering SID Code (CD1, CD3): IFPI L132
  • Mastering SID Code (CD2): IFPI L134
  • Mould SID Code (CD1): IFPI 0432
  • Mould SID Code (CD2): IFPI 0430
  • Mould SID Code (CD3): IFPI 0448
  • Other (Category CD1): DS1
  • Other (Category CD2): DS2
  • Other (Category CD3): DS3

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
558 658-2 Dire Straits Sultans Of Swing (The Very Best Of Dire Straits) ‎(HDCD, Comp) Vertigo 558 658-2 UK 1998
538003-2, 5380032 Dire Straits Sultans Of Swing (The Very Best Of Dire Straits) ‎(2xHDCD, Comp + HDCD, Album + Ltd, Sli) Vertigo, Vertigo 538003-2, 5380032 UK 1998
0731455865899 Dire Straits Sultans Of Swing: The Very Best Of Dire Straits ‎(CD, Comp, RE) Vertigo, ООО «Юниверсал Мьюзик» 0731455865899 Russia 2014
UICY-25236 Dire Straits Sultans Of Swing (The Very Best Of Dire Straits) ‎(HDCD, Comp, RE, SHM) Vertigo UICY-25236 Japan 2012
558 658-2 Dire Straits Sultans Of Swing (The Very Best Of Dire Straits) ‎(HDCD, Comp) Vertigo 558 658-2 Europe 1998