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Posted: 27 Sep 05, 06:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Any Body Like them here


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Posted: 27 Sep 05, 06:55 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Kind of... Love Over Gold and Brothers In Arms are good records, also like "On Every Street" nad live ones "Alchemy" and ""On Every night". BUT- this is not something I'd listen too often, too soft, too... middleage... :P

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Posted: 27 Sep 05, 07:20 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I like to listen to them occasionally, and I even went to a Mark Knopfler concert recently...

I have to say that he was a far more convincing tribute act than Bri & Rog. ;)

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Posted: 27 Sep 05, 07:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Money for nothing and chicks for free - what could be better?!

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Posted: 27 Sep 05, 09:06 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I always though Dire Straits was very boring.


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Posted: 27 Sep 05, 15:03 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

the_hero wrote:

Dire Straits are very very good


Agreed.

So Far Away, Sultans Of Swing, Industrial Disease, Twisting By The Pool, Skateaway, and the album version of Money for Nothing (not the single edit version) are awesome.

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Posted: 27 Sep 05, 15:19 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

does anybody were there is a torent of direstraits live bootlegs like here


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Posted: 27 Sep 05, 15:35 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Dire Straits are a fantastic band and Mark Knopfler is one of the best guitarists of all time.

However it is not 'cool' to like them, hence alot of people will stay away. That's their loss.

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Posted: 27 Sep 05, 16:03 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Mark Knofler is a massively underrated guitarist. In the words of Tommy Vance - "Great player, but why doesn't he just cane the son of a bitch?"


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Posted: 27 Sep 05, 17:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

saw them on the brothers in arms tour in 85
they were great live - well the music was...but had no real stage presence

there's still a few great tracks i will ALWAYS stop and listen to:

so far away
romeo and juliet
skateaway
tunnel of love
telegraph road
private investigations


but is kinda difficult to listen to lots of dire straits in one sitting - you have to be in the right frame of mind i think


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Posted: 27 Sep 05, 18:24 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

For the most part, I find Mark Knopfler a fantastic songwriter and guitarist and ok singer, but I just found Dire Straits music overall dull and boring.

Romeo and Juliet was the one song I really love and still do.

I found they were a band that studio wise on record was yawn city....

...however...LIVE...they were an entire different animal and quite exciting. I haven't personally been to any of their shows, but I saw them on TV perform at Live Aid (thet were brilliant) and at several of the Amnesty International Concerts (one with Eric Clpaton ''guesting'' beside Mark Knopfler).

FYI....show ya what a great songwriter Knopfler is, did you know he wrote the film soundtracks to ''Wag The Dog'', ''The Princess Bride''....

....and....the song ''Private Dancer'' FOR Tina Turner, which is told from the perspective of a spent, cynical, sad woman reflecting on the hopelessness and despair of her life.

I only found out he wrote that song about a year or so ago in a documentary with him and was blown away. Tina Turner said GREAT things about his songwriting.


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Posted: 27 Sep 05, 21:37 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Meh, not in my top 50....


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Posted: 27 Sep 05, 23:09 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I have to admit Mark Knopfler is a great guitarist, but aside from that there's nothing else to look forward on Dire Straits.


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Posted: 28 Sep 05, 15:23 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Just Downloaded a bootleg with Direstraits & Eric Clapton live in Wembley Arena In 85 How good does this sound to of the best guitar players together


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