Dire Straits: Alchemy Live

Dire Straits: Alchemy Live

Dire Straits
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Dire Straits perform their brand of British pub rock from the double-album Alchemy: Dire Straits Live. The live show features 11 songs from the group's four previous albums, Dire Straits, Communique, Making Movies, and Love Over Gold. The band that would eventually go on to become MTV darlings with their smash hit "Money for Nothing" showcase all of their early favorites, including "Sultans of Swing," "Tunnel of Love," "Once Upon a Time in the West," and many more. Mark Knopfler leads the band on the 11 songs featured in this concert performance, all of which are also included on the live album by the same name.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/08/2010
UPC: 0602527336305
Original Release: 1983
Source: Hip-O Records
Region Code: 0
Time: 2:50:00
Sales rank: 14,818

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Dire Straits: Alchemy Live
1. Intro...Saturday Night At the Movies [2:16]
2. Once Upon a Time In the West [11:34]
3. Expresso Love [5:14]
4. Romeo and Juliet [7:57]
5. Private Investigations [7:15]
6. Sultans of Swing [10:51]
7. Two Young Lovers [8:45]
8. Tunnel of Love [10:40]
9. Telegraph Road [12:59]
10. Solid Rock [5:05]
11. Going Home - Theme From "Local Hero" [7:35]

Customer Reviews

Dire Straits: Alchemy Live 2.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Surflogos More than 1 year ago
It isn't often that a live recording captures performances better than the studio versions. This recording does that. With the exception of, ironically, Sultans of Swing, every other song is much better than its studio counterpart...but Sultans on this isn't bad, either! To my mind, this is the best live album of any band I've ever seen and heard...amp buzzes and all !!!
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