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Alchemy (live) [VINYL]

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Die Musikjournalisten Christian Graf und Burghard Rausch schrieben über "Alchemy" von den Dire Straits: "Das Live-Spektakel beinhaltete zwar viele gute Gitarren-Exkursionen, aber im Kontext wirkte es überproduziert, glatt und zu perfekt" (Rockmusik Lexikon Europa, Band 1, Frankfurt am Main 1996, S. Alchemy - Dire Straits Live" is a double album and the first live album by Dire Straits, released on 16 March 1984. Etsy’s 100% renewable electricity commitment includes the electricity used by the data centres that host Etsy. Von "Communique" (1979) und dem selbstbetitelten Erstlingswerk offerieren Knopfler und Konsorten nur jeweils einen Song. El Secreto Del Alfajor, a musical project with a penchant for blending folk and rock influences, presents two captivating tracks from their debut album.

Reviewing retrospectively for AllMusic, critic William Ruhlmann wrote of the album "There is an interesting contrast . 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. Escapando del Maestro (El Adoctrinador)” is a track that exemplifies the fusion of synth-inspired sounds with . M (Mint): The record itself is in brand new condition with no surface marks or deterioration in sound quality.To enable personalised advertising (like interest-based ads), we may share your data with our marketing and advertising partners using cookies and other technologies. Für Abwechslung sorgt die bis dahin unveröffentlichte Rock 'n' Roll-Nummer "Two young lovers" mit Boogie Woogie-Piano und Mel Collins' heißen Sax-Parts. An edited version of "Portobello Belle" (length: 4:33) and a remixed version of "Telegraph Road" were included on the CD version of the compilation Money for Nothing, released in 1988 ( Money for Nothing was re-mastered in 1996 as part of the "Dire Straits Re-Mastered" series. VG+ (Very Good Plus): This record has clearly been played before, but has only a moderate reduction in sound quality, despite a possible slight loss of shine and some surface marks.

Alchemy: Dire Straits Live was remastered and reissued with the rest of the Dire Straits catalogue in 1996 for most of the world outside the United States and was remastered and re-released in the USA on 8 May 2001. It’s coming as an expanded pressing in a live Dire Straits box set in early November, along with On The Night, also expanded, At The BBC and Rainbow 1979.The recording was mixed at AIR Studios in London in November 1983 [2] where Nigel Walker was the engineer. Three more songs were recorded live but not included on the official album release: "Industrial Disease," "Twisting by the Pool" and "Portobello Belle". It is the magnum opus "Telegraph road", the almost theatrical and yet mystifying "Private investigations", and for the owners of the CD version of the album (not included in the vinyl version), the lovely "Love over gold".

The album cover artwork was adapted from a section of a painting by Brett Whiteley titled Alchemy 1974.Both B sides have the same label pasted on them, with Side 2, Espresso Love, Private Investigations and Sultans of Swing.

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