Artist Dire Straits
Release date 1st May 2020
Recording Pathway Studios, London, UK, 16th April 1978 [Sultans of swing]
Front Row Festival, Hope and Anchor, Islington (London), UK, 9th December 1977 [Eastbound train]
Format Digital download tracks MP3 and FLAC
Label UMC (Universal Music Catalog) -
  1. Sultans of swing (non-LP version)
  2. Eastbound train (live)
Front cover (as pictured on the Amazon site)

French Amazon


Additional comments For the first time since it's release in 1978, the first Dire Straits single was released in digital format on 1st May 2020. The version of Eastbound train was already made available in digital format (Hope & Anchor front row festival) at the end of 2019, but this non-LP version from Sultans of swing was previously only available on the vinyl single. Made available on (French) Amazon.