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CD Dire Straits [Remaster]
Q (7/96, p.141) - 3 Stars - Good - "...swam doggedly against the tide of punk, eventually convincing audiences with its direct pop and Knopfler's thrilling guitar..."
CD Alchemy: Dire Straits Live [Remaster]
Q (7/96, p.141) - 3 Stars - Good - "...admirably recorded...gruelling world tour and Knopfler's theme from Local Hero added to the set..."
CD Sultans of Swing: The Very Best of Dire Straits 
Entertainment Weekly (12/11/98, p.80) - "...Dire Straits' best songs seem as singular today as when they first appeared at the supremely unlikely peak of '70s British punk....on the strongest numbers--the courtly `Romeo & Juliet' or graceful `Tunnel Of Love'--Knopfler helps keep the faded '60s notion of the romantic guitar hero alive." - Rating: B+
CD Private Investigations: The Best of Dire Straits & Mark Knopfler [CD Boxset] [2 discs]
CD On the Night 
Entertainment Weekly (6/4/93, p.61) - "...proves that the subtleties of Dire Straits are best appreciated when no concept-laden video auteur gets in the way..." - Rating: B+
CD Sailing to Philadelphia [Mark Knopfler] 
Rolling Stone (1/4/01, p.106) - Ranked #7 in Rolling Stone's Top 10 Albums of 2000.Rolling Stone (10/26/00, p.116) - 3.5 stars out of 5 - "...A welcome flashback....evoking some of the granduer of prime Dire Straits."Q (10/00, p.119) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...A model of tasteful understatement. SAILING is all country and blues flavors, hushed melodies and drowsy vocals..."CMJ (10/16/00, p.53) - "...Impressive and inspired..."
CD To Tulsa and Back 
Rolling Stone (p.126) - 3 1/2 stars out of 5 - "[H]e sounds like - no surprise - a Dust Bowl Dire Straits, all whispery vocals and reverb guitar."Entertainment Weekly (pp.86-7) - "His laconic Okie rock, with its sawdust shuffle beats and bluesy melodies, has always been a tonic for the harried soul." - Grade: B+Q (p.111) - 3 stars out of 5 - "Underneath the surface calm, there's much going on....Sounding so effortless must take considerable effort."Uncut (p.101) - 3 stars out of 5 - "Cale has returned to his Tulsa roots, teaming up with a bunch of old-timers for a session of city blues and country, leavened with the light touch of an old master."Down Beat (p.80) - 3 1/2 stars out of 5 - "[T]he old formula is still working a treat but some of the songs have a greater resonance than in bygone years."Dirty Linen (p.86) - "Cale returns to his Oklahoma roots and makes a record that sounds eerily and unerringly like his great 70s albums..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.110) - 4 stars out of 5 - "[With a] warm, good-time sound..."
CD Metroland [Original Soundtrack/Mark Knopfler]
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