SULTANS OF SWING - THE VERY BEST OF DIRE STRAITS 3CD PROMO
 
Artist Dire Straits
Release date 1998
Recording Basing Street Studios, London UK, 13th February 1978 - 5th March 1978 [1]
Compass Point Studios, Nassau, Bahamas, 28th November 1978 - 22nd December 1978 [2]
Power Station, New York USA / Record Plant, New York, USA, 20th June 1980 - 25th August 1980 [3, 4]
Power Station, New York, USA, 8th March 1982 - 11th June 1982 [5]
Jam Studios, London UK, 1st October 1982 - 3rd October 1982 [6]
Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK, 23rd July 1983 [7]
Air Studios, Montserrat, West Indies, 2nd November 1984 - 21st December 1984 and 3rd January 1985 - 6th February 1985 [8, 9, 10, 11]
Air Studios, London UK, November 1990 - May 1991 [12, 13, 14]
Les Arenes, Nimes, France, May 1992 [15]
Feyenoord stadium, Rotterdam, Holland, 1st June 1992 [16]
Format 3CD
Label Mercury
Cat.no. DS1/DS2/DS3
Tracks CD 1
  1. BBC radio documentary
Tracks CD 2
  1. Interview with Mark Knopfler
Tracks CD 3
  1. Sultans of swing
  2. Lady writer
  3. Romeo and Juliet
  4. Tunnel of love
  5. Private investigations
  6. Twisting by the pool
  7. Love over gold (live)
  8. So far away
  9. Money for nothing
  10. Brothers in arms
  11. Walk of life
  12. Calling Elvis
  13. Heavy fuel
  14. On every street
  15. Your latest trick (live)
  16. Wild theme (live)
Front & back cover

carton box

                           
Front & back cover disc 1                                 
Front & back cover disc 2                                 
Front & back cover disc 3                                      
CD's                                                
Additional comments This is the unique 3CD promo box for the release of the compilation CD Sultans of swing - the very best of Dire Straits. The box includes one documentary CD, one interview CD plus a promo version of the Sultans of swing - the very best of Dire Straits compilation CD. The first CD features a ready to broadcast documentary presented by Robert Sandall. Total playing time is over 50 minutes with facts, part of songs and interview with Mark Knopfler. The second CD features a 23 minutes interview with Mark Knopfler with lots of interesting and funny anekdotes through his career with Dire Straits. The 3CD's each have a slimline jewel case which are packed in a carton package as shown on this page.