419 Dire Straits – Dire Straits

In June of 1978, known band featuring Mark Knopfler, Dire Straits, released thier debut album.

With Steve Winwood’s brother working the faders, the record took just under a month to produce.

Critical reception varied from “an accomplished debut” to “It’s almost as if they were aware that their forte has nothing to do with what’s currently happening in the industry, but couldn’t care less.”

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