Dire Straits – Love Over Gold (1982)
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- Telegraph Road
- Private Investigations
- Industrial Disease
- Love Over Gold
- It Never Rains
Love over Gold is the fourth studio album by the British rock band Dire Straits released on 20 September 1982 by Vertigo Records internationally and by Warner Bros. Records in the United States. The album produced two singles, “Private Investigations”, which reached number 2 on the UK Singles Chart, and “Industrial Disease”, which reached number 9 on Billboard’s Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart in the United States. The fourteen-minute opus, “Telegraph Road” has gone on to become a favourite on FM radio worldwide. The album reached number 1 on album charts in Australia, Austria, Italy, New Zealand, Norway and the United Kingdom, and number 19 in the United States. Love over Gold was later certified gold in the United States, platinum in France and Germany and double-platinum in Canada 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...