Q - 6/00, p.71Ranked #51
in Q's "100 Greatest British Albums"
Q - 7/96, p.1415 Stars
- Indispensable - "...the commercial and artistic culmination....repeated listening reveals it as [a] singularly melancholic collection...where joy is as sharp as sorrow..."
CMJ - 1/5/04, p.16Ranked #6
in CMJ's "Top 20 Most-Played Albums of 1985"
Dire Straits: Mark Knopfler (vocals, guitar); Hal Lindes (guitar); Guy Fletcher, Alan Clark (keyboards); John Illsley (bass); Terry Williams (drums).
Additional personnel: Sting (vocals).
Recorded at Air Studios, Monserrat, West Indies.
All tracks have been digitally remastered.