The incredible chart domination of a decade-defining album began with its release on May 13, 1985.
Test your knowledge of Dire Straits’ fifth studio album, ‘Brothers In Arms.’
Miles Showell of Abbey Road describes his work on the half-speed remasters of 'Brothers In Arms' and 'Local Hero.'
With 'Making Movies,' the band entered a new decade well on the way to the radio-friendly roots-rock sound that would go on to dominate the 1980s.
As the creation of Mark Knopfler, they successfully blended blues-based influences along with country and rock into an instantly timeless mix of atmospheric album tracks, combined with populist, catchy and massive-selling singles.