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Dire Straits – Brothers in Arms (2014 Remastered Double-LP on 180g Vinyl)

Dire Straits – Brothers in Arms (2014 Remastered Double-LP on 180g Vinyl)

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Released on 13 May 1985, Brothers in Arms is the fifth studio album by Dire Straits. It spent a total of 14 non-consecutive weeks at No. 1 on the UK Albums Chart (including ten consecutive weeks between 18 January and 22 March 1986), nine weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in the US and 34 weeks at No. 1 on the Australian Albums Chart. Brothers in Arms was the first album certified ten-times platinum in the UK and is the eighth-best-selling album in UK chart history. It is certified nine-times platinum in the US, and is one of the world's best-selling albums, having sold more than 30 million copies worldwide.

The album won a Grammy Award in 1986 for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical, the 20th Anniversary Edition won another Grammy in 2006 for Best Surround Sound Album, and also won Best British Album at the 1987 Brit Awards. Q magazine placed the album at No. 51 in its list of the 100 Greatest British Albums Ever.

 

Track Listing

Side One

  1. So Far Away
  2. Money for Nothing

Side Two

  1. Walk of Life
  2. Your Latest Trick

Side Three

  1. Why Worry
  2. Ride Across the River

Side Four

  1. The Man’s Too Strong
  2. One World
  3. Brothers in Arms
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