Dire Straits – Dire Straits (1978)
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- play_circle_outlineDown to the Waterline
- play_circle_outlineWater of Love
- play_circle_outlineSetting Me Up
- play_circle_outlineSix Blade Knife
- play_circle_outlineSouthbound Again
- play_circle_outlineSultans of Swing
- play_circle_outlineIn the Gallery
- play_circle_outlineWild West End
Dire Straits is the debut studio album by the British rock band Dire Straits released on 7 October 1978 by Vertigo Records internationally and by Warner Bros. Records in the United States. The album produced the hit single “Sultans of Swing”, which reached #4 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and number 8 on the UK Singles Chart. The album reached #1 on album charts in Germany, Australia and France, #2 in the United States and #5 in the United Kingdom. Dire Straits was later certified double-platinum in both the United States and the United Kingdom.
Dire Straits were a British rock band formed in London in 1977 by Mark Knopfler (lead vocals and lead guitar), David Knopfler (rhythm guitar and backing vocals), John Illsley (bass guitar and backing vocals), and Pick Withers (drums and percussion). more...