Dire Straits
Love Over Gold
Rare & Collectible Vinyl Records

Dire Straits

Love Over Gold
Sealed 2010 180gm Audiophile Vinyl Reissue With Custom Hype Sticker. Plated And Pressed At Pallas In Germany; Mastered From The Original Analogue Tapes By Bernie Grundman. "Love Over Gold" Is The Fourth Studio Album By British Rock Band Dire Straits. It Was Released On September 20, 1982, By Vertigo Records In Europe And Warner Bros. Records In The United States.

The Album Marked A Departure From The Band's Previous Sound, With Longer And More Complex Songs That Showcased Mark Knopfler's Virtuosic Guitar Playing. The Album's Title Track, "Love Over Gold," Is An Epic, 14-Minute-Long Instrumental That Features Knopfler's Signature Finger-picking Style.

The Album Was Recorded At Studio Facilities In London And New York City And Was Produced By Knopfler And Neil Dorfsman. It Also Features Contributions From Keyboardist Alan Clark, Bassist John Illsley, And Drummer Pick Withers.

Upon Its Release, "Love Over Gold" Received Mixed Reviews From Critics But Was A Commercial Success, Reaching The Top 10 In Several Countries, Including The United Kingdom And The United States. The Album Also Spawned Two Hit Singles, "Private Investigations" And "Industrial Disease."

Today, "Love Over Gold" Is Regarded As A Classic Album Of The 1980s And A Landmark In The History Of Rock Music. It Has Been Praised For Its Innovative Songwriting, Complex Arrangements, And Knopfler's Guitar Work.

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  • Artist: Dire Straits
  • Genre: Rock
  • Type: Audiophile - New
  • Catalog ID: 47772-1
  • Condition:
    Vinyl:
    Mint (M)
    Sleeve:
    Near Mint (NM or M-)
  • Country ID: US
  • SKU: 177405

Track List

A1 Telegraph Road 14:20
A2 Private Investigations 6:45
B1 Industrial Disease 5:50
B2 Love Over Gold 6:15
B3 It Never Rains 7:55

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