Dire Straits

Dire Straits & Mark Knopfler - Private Investigations: The Best Of Dire Straits & Mark Knopfler (2005)

Dire Straits & Mark Knopfler - Private Investigations: The Best Of Dire Straits & Mark Knopfler (2005)
2CD | EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 897 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 408 Mb
Full Scans (JPG, 600 dpi) ~ 33 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Country Rock, Soft Rock, Classic Rock | Mercury Records #9873054

This 22-cut double-disc set finally gets at it. Issuing a single disc of Dire Straits and Mark Knopfler would be a silly thing at best and a hopelessly frustrating one at worst. When the band burst on the scene with "Sultans of Swing," there was a lot happening in rock music, but most of it was under the radar and remains forgotten except in the historic annals of music fanatics. Knopfler and his band were full of rock & roll romance and proved it through their first four recordings time and again. They couldn't help but become superstars and mainstays of MTV. But there is another story told on this best-of, which begins with "Telegraph Road"…
Dire Straits: Discography (1978 - 1991) [Vinyl Rip 16/44 & mp3-320]

Dire Straits: Discography (1978 - 1991)
6 x Vinyl Rip 16/44 | Flac(Image + Cue) > 1643 Mb
MP3 CBR 320Kbps > 664 Mb | Artwork(jpg) > 647 Mb
2013 | Mercury Records Ltd | Remastered
Blues Rock / Classic Rock / Pop Rock

Dire Straits emerged during the post-punk era of the late '70s, and while their sound was minimalistic and stripped down, they owed little to punk. If anything, the band was a direct outgrowth of the roots revivalism of pub rock, but where pub rock celebrated good times, Dire Straits were melancholy…

John Illsley (ex. Dire Straits) - Streets Of Heaven (2010)  Music

Posted by popsakov at Jan. 13, 2011
John Illsley (ex. Dire Straits) - Streets Of Heaven (2010)

John Illsley (ex. Dire Straits) - Streets Of Heaven (2010)
EAC | FLAC, Img+Cue, Log+Checker | ~ 342 Mb | Full Scans Included
MP3 CBR320 | ~ 123 Mb | FileSonic, FileServe | 3% Recovery
Genre: Rock, Blues Rock, Folk Rock | Label: Creek Records | Catalog#: CREEKCD7

Streets Of Heaven is the new solo album by John Illsley, a founding member of Dire Straits.
John Illsley (Ex-Dire Straits) - Solo Albums Collection 1984-2014 (6CD) [Re-Up + Upgrade]

John Illsley (Ex-Dire Straits) - Solo Albums Collection 1984-2014 (6CD)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 1.75 Gb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 678 Mb | Scans ~ 691 Mb
Classic Rock, Folk Rock, Blues Rock, Pop Rock | Time: 04:55:56

John Illsley is an English musician who rose to fame as the bass guitarist of the critically acclaimed band Dire Straits. With Dire Straits, John has been the recipient of multiple BRIT and Grammy Awards and a Heritage Award. As one of the founding band members, with Mark Knopfler, his brother David and drummer Pick Withers, John played a major role in the development of the Dire Straits’ sound. Collection includes: 'Never Told A Soul' (1984); 'Glass' (1988); 'Beautiful You' (2008) with Greg Pearle; 'Streets Of Heaven' (2010); 'Live In London' (2014); 'Testing The Water' (2014).
Dire Straits - Brothers In Arms (1985) {2000, XRCD2, 20-Bit K2 Super Coding, Japan}

Dire Straits - Brothers In Arms (1985) {2000, XRCD2, 20-Bit K2 Super Coding, Japan}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 359 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 137 Mb
Scans Included (JPG, 300 dpi) | RAR 5% Recovery
Rock | Vertigo / Universal Music #5483572

Brothers in Arms is the fifth studio album by the British rock band Dire Straits, released on 13 May 1985 by Vertigo Records internationally, and by Warner Bros. Records in the United States. Brothers in Arms charted at number one worldwide, spending 10 weeks at number one on the UK Albums Chart, nine weeks at number one on the Billboard 200 in the United States, and 34 weeks at number one on the Australian Album Chart. The album is the eighth-best-selling album in UK chart history, is certified nine-times platinum in the United States, and is one of the world's best-selling albums, having sold over 30 million copies worldwide. The album won two Grammy Awards in 1986, and also won Best British Album at the 1987 Brit Awards…
Dire Straits - Brothers In Arms (1986) Maxi-Single, Special Edition [Live in '86]

Dire Straits - Brothers In Arms (1986) Maxi-Single, Special Edition [Live in '86]
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 120 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 63 Mb | Scans included
Classic Rock, Pop/Rock | Label: Vertigo | # 884 285-2 | Time: 00:22:11

"Brothers in Arms" is a 1985 song by Dire Straits, appearing as the closing track on the album of the same name. It was originally written in 1982, the year of the Falklands War. This edition includes: Brothers In Arms (Short Version - 6:06); Going Home-Theme From Local Hero (Live Version); Brothers In Arms (Full Length - 6:58); Why Worry (Instrumental Segment).

Dire Straits - Live USA (1992)  Music

Posted by v3122 at March 27, 2017
Dire Straits - Live USA (1992)

Dire Straits - Live USA (1992)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
2CD | Imtrat, imt 920.013 | ~ 629 or 233 Mb | Scans Included
Blues Rock / Classic Rock | Unofficial Release

~ Recorded Live in U.S.A. in 1985 ~

Dire Straits - Perfect Investigations (1991)  Music

Posted by v3122 at March 26, 2017
Dire Straits - Perfect Investigations (1991)

Dire Straits - Perfect Investigations (1991)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Beech Marten, BM 001 | Unofficial Release | ~ 454 or 165 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 87 Mb
Blues Rock / Classic Rock

~ All songs recorded at Wembley Arena, London, UK, July 10th, 1985 & Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK, July 23rd 1983 ~

Dire Straits - Making Movies (1980)  Music

Posted by v3122 at March 2, 2017
Dire Straits - Making Movies (1980)

Dire Straits - Making Movies (1980)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
1989 | Warner Bros., 3480-2 | ~ 225 or 89 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 44 Mb
Blues Rock / Classic Rock

Without second guitarist David Knopfler, Dire Straits began to move away from its roots rock origins into a jazzier variation of country-rock and singer/songwriter folk-rock. Naturally, this means that Mark Knopfler's ambitions as a songwriter are growing, as the storytelling pretensions of Making Movies indicate…

Dire Straits - Love Over Gold (1982/2011) [SACD-R][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by Discograf_man at Dec. 17, 2016
Dire Straits - Love Over Gold (1982/2011) [SACD-R][OF]

Dire Straits - Love Over Gold (1982/2011) [SACD-R][OF]
Progressive Rock, Rock | SACD ISO: DSD64 2,0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz
Artwork 11.5 Mb | 1.66 GB + 5% Recovery
Label: Japan - Vertigo | Release Year: 1982/2011

Love Over Gold is the fourth album by British rock band Dire Straits, released in 1982. Due to its lengthy atmospheric instrumental passages, the album has been cited as the band’s attempt at progressive rock. “Private Investigations” was released as the lead single from the album in Europe, which reached #2 in the UK. “Industrial Disease” was, instead, the lead single in USA, only reaching #75 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1983. In 1986, Love Over Gold had sold 4.4 million copies in Europe, whereas the album had only reached gold status in the United States by that stage.