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 DIRE STRAITS - ON EVERY STREET[RMST]
Released:1/6/1996
Condition:New
  
DIRE STRAITS - ON EVERY STREET[RMST]

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In the six-year hiatus between BROTHERS IN ARMS and ON EVERY STREET, Mark Knopfler immersed himself in soundtrack work and occasional collaborations with other artists. Knopfler was always hugely influenced by country music, and his passion for this genre was predictably inflamed by winning a pair of 1990 Grammys for his work with Chet Atkins on NECK & NECK. This led to the Scottish guitarist reuniting Dire Straits for what would be the group's final studio album.
With his trademark twangy guitar in tow, Knopfler indulges his love of the American South with odes to Memphis (the chugging "Calling Elvis") and Louisiana (a moody "Planet Of New Orleans"). Throughout STREET, Dire Straits does an impressive job trying on various styles, including infectious rockabilly ("The Bug"), lush countrypolitan ("Ticket To Heaven"), and Appalachian-flavoured folk ("Iron Hand"). Elsewhere, Knopfler does his best Dylan vocal on the film-noir blues of "Fade To Black" and has fun playing a boor obsessed with material possessions (the lite-jazz-flavoured "My Parties").

Track Listings
Discs 1
1)Calling Elvis
2)On Every Street
3)When It Comes To You
4)Fade To Black
5)Bug
6)You And Your Friend
7)Heavy Fuel
8)Iron Hand
9)Ticket To Heaven
10)My Parties
11)Planet Of New Orleans
12)How Long

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  • Rock/Pop

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