Dire Straits Brothers In Arms on Numbered Limited Edition SACD 1985 Set Has Sold More Than 9 Million Copies in U.S. Alone, Ranked #351 on Rolling Stone's List of the 500 Greatest Albums of All TimeThere are hit records. And then there are blockbusters. One of the world's best-selling records, a winner of two Grammy Awards, an era-defining reference statement, an MTV favorite, and a set that catapulted an already-acclaimed band to arena status, Brothers In Arms is the kind of epic spectacular that comes around only once or twice a decade. Surpassed only in fame and visibility during the period by Michael Jackson's Thriller, the 1985 album remains idiosyncratic for its covetable combination of adventurous songwriting, precision-based performances, and reference-caliber fidelity. [...more...]
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As is music-making of enviable proportions.
While it's easy to speculate that the colossal success of Brothers in Arms relates to its timing - its release during an era obsessed with catchy singles, flashy MTV [...]
*DIRE STRAITS *BROTHERS IN ARMS-20TH ANNIVERSARY EDITIO
From the start, it was clear that Dire Straits would set their own path and whilst the zeitgeist showed
there was an appetite for the new, Dire Straits proved that classic song writing would never go out of fashion.
Working hard touring, writing and recording they released a series of ever more successful albums and by [...]
(P) 2013 (2020)
(P) 1985 (1996)