Alchemy: Dire Straits Live

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Alchemy: Dire Straits Live is the first live album by British rock band Dire Straits, released in 1984 (see 1984 in music). It features their best-known tracks up to that point, but significantly different in sound from the studio versions, and featuring extended improvisations. It effectively captures the best of their live sound.

Track listing

all songs by Mark Knopfler

  1. "Once upon a Time in the West" - 13:01
  2. "Expresso Love" [*] - 5:45
  3. "Romeo and Juliet" - 8:17
  4. "Love Over Gold" - 3:27
  5. "Private Investigations" - 7:34
  6. "Sultans of Swing" - 10:54
  7. "Two Young Lovers Intro: The Carousel Waltz" - 4:49
  8. "Tunnel of Love" - 14:29
  9. "Telegraph Road" - 13:37
  10. "Solid Rock" - 6:01
  11. "Going Home: Theme of the Local Hero" - 6:05

* available on CD only

Personnel

Dire Straits

Additional personnel

Production

  • Producer: Mark Knopfler
  • Engineers: Mike McKenna, Nigel Walker
  • Mixing: Nigel Walker
  • Mixing assistant: Jeremy Allom
  • Artwork: Brett Whiteley

Charts

Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1984 The Billboard 200 46
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