Dire Straits - Alchemy Dire Straits Live (1984/2019) [BD Rip, 24/96]

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Dire Straits - Alchemy Dire Straits Live (1984/2019) [BD Rip, 24/96]

Dire Straits - Alchemy Dire Straits Live (1984/2019)
BD Rip, FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Front Cover | Time - 93:58 minutes | 1,97 GB
Rock | Label: EMI

There is an interesting contrast on this 94-minute double-disc live album (recorded at London's Hammersmith Odeon in July 1983) between the music, much of which is slow and moody, with Mark Knopfler's muttered vocals and large helpings of his fingerpicking on what sounds like an amplified Spanish guitar, and the audience response. The arena-size crowd cheers wildly, and claps and sings along when given half a chance, as though each song were an up-tempo rocker. When they do have a song of even medium speed, such as "Sultans of Swing" or "Solid Rock," they are in ecstasy. That Dire Straits' introspective music loses much of its detail in a live setting matters less than that it gains presence and a sense of anticipation. Alan Clark's keyboards help to fill out the sound and give Knopfler's spare melodies a certain majesty, but Dire Straits remains an overgrown bar band with a Bob Dylan fixation, and that's exactly how the crowd likes it. [The CD version of the album contains one extra track, "Love Over Gold," which adds a needed change of pace to the otherwise slow-moving first disc.]


01. Dire Straits - Intro… 'Saturday Night At The Movies'
02. Dire Straits - Once Upon A Time In The West
03. Dire Straits - Expresso Love
04. Dire Straits - Romeo & Juliet
05. Dire Straits - Private Investigations
06. Dire Straits - Sultans Of Swing
07. Dire Straits - Two Young Lovers
08. Dire Straits - Tunnel Of Love
09. Dire Straits - Telegraph Road
10. Dire Straits - Solid Rock
11. Dire Straits - Going Home - Theme From 'Local Hero'

foobar2000 1.6.2 / Dynamic Range Meter 1.1.1
log date: 2021-06-08 19:00:59

Analyzed: Dire Straits / Alchemy – Dire Straits Live

DR Peak RMS Duration Track
DR6 -0.88 dB -12.67 dB 2:18 01-Intro… 'Saturday Night At The Movies'
DR7 -0.88 dB -9.77 dB 11:32 02-Once Upon A Time In The West
DR7 -0.88 dB -8.48 dB 5:15 03-Expresso Love
DR8 -0.88 dB -12.20 dB 7:57 04-Romeo & Juliet
DR8 -0.88 dB -12.97 dB 7:17 05-Private Investigations
DR7 -0.88 dB -9.19 dB 10:53 06-Sultans Of Swing
DR7 -0.88 dB -10.14 dB 8:45 07-Two Young Lovers
DR7 -0.88 dB -9.17 dB 10:42 08-Tunnel Of Love
DR6 -0.88 dB -9.27 dB 13:00 09-Telegraph Road
DR7 -0.88 dB -8.41 dB 5:06 10-Solid Rock
DR7 -0.88 dB -12.60 dB 7:24 11-Going Home - Theme From 'Local Hero'

Number of tracks: 11
Official DR value: DR7

Samplerate: 96000 Hz
Channels: 2
Bits per sample: 24
Bitrate: 2976 kbps
Codec: FLAC

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