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.
The biggest singles and most memorable album landmarks of the mighty British band inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 14, 2018.
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Miles Showell of Abbey Road describes his work on the half-speed remasters of 'Brothers In Arms' and 'Local Hero.'
Praised for its 'subtle depth and rich musicality,' ‘Tracker’ found Mark Knopfler discovering new territory on his musical travels.
Having had the support of much-respected broadcaster and author Charlie Gillett, the band now turned to the production expertise of former Spencer Davis Group member Muff Winwood.
A celebration of the best tracks that contain the human voice in narrative, rather than rhyming form.
Both albums have been remastered by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios.
'Industrial Disease' was Mark Knopfler's typically pithy take on the decline that, by the early 1980s, had set in across the British manufacturing industry.
Nelson and the band launched the Soundcheck Series a week earlier with a take on Paul Simon's 'Obvious Child.'
The writer-guitarist discusses his ninth solo studio album, a record on which he reaches well beyond the folk-roots base of his latter-day work.
Following the incredible success of 'Brothers In Arms,' the Vertigo compilation 'Money For Nothing' entered the UK chart at No. 1.
The set, released for the first time on CD for National Album Day 2020, debuted at No.9.
The U2 album came in at No.1 in the listener vote ahead of Dire Straits' 'Brothers In Arms' and the Stone Roses' self-titled debut.
A discussion about the album on Twitter was the latest in a series hosted by Tim Burgess of the Charlatans, for National Album Day 2020.