Communiqué

Communiqué

by Dire Straits

Vinyl LP(Long Playing Record - 180 Gram Vinyl)

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Communiqué

Rushed out less than nine months after the surprise success of Dire Straits' self-titled debut album, the group's sophomore effort, Communiqué, continues in the same vein. Mark Knopfler and co. had established a sound (derived largely from J.J. Cale) of laid-back shuffles and intricate, bluesy guitar playing, and Communiqué provides more examples of it. "Lady Writer" (a lesser singles chart entry on both sides of the Atlantic) nearly duplicated the sound of "Sultans of Swing," even if . Communiqué sold immediately to Dire Straits' established audience, but no more, and it did not fare as well critically as its predecessor or its follow-up.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/02/2010
Label: Warner Bros / Wea
UPC: 0093624969723
catalogNumber: 47770
Rank: 58280

Tracks

  1. Once Upon a Time In the West
  2. News
  3. Where Do You Think You're Going?
  4. Communique
  5. Lady Writer
  6. Angel of Mercy
  7. Portobello Belle
  8. Single-Handed Sailor
  9. Follow Me Home

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