Alchemy (live) [VINYL]

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Alchemy (live) [VINYL]

Alchemy (live) [VINYL]

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That said, this is an excellent live album and the performances are infinitely superior to the live (though not very a-live) tracks that came bundled at the end of a so-so 'greatest hits' type release a few years ago (I think it the 'Sultans of Swing' compilation). The album cover artwork was adapted from a section of a painting by Brett Whiteley titled Alchemy 1974. I can't recommend this release because my new, pristine copy has what seems like digital corruption on cd2 track 2 - between 2:40 and 3:00.

This live album is a snapshot of some extraordinary musicians playing and stretching out some timeless songs. You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. Newly remastered versions of Alchemy and On The Night, both of which are currently unavailable on vinyl (Alchemy was last pressed in the mid-eighties, On The Night was last pressed for the original release in 1993).Unfortunately the records are in poor condition as I was very young and didn’t know how to handle them properly. The video of the show is of the highest quality as well, and perhaps it gives a more accurate picture of the band and tracks, since it didn't have the limitations of vinyl or CD, time wise. Sultans of swing" is the centerpiece, not just because it is placed in the middle of the concert, but mostly because it proves better than any other track in the album, that a track can be new every time it is played live, even if you have heard it a million times. Very Good: The record has obviously been played many times, but displays no major deterioration in sound quality, despite noticeable surface marks and the occasional light scratch.

Pick Withers, who I love but realized after Love Over Gold, Mark wanted to take the band up a notch, Pick said, bro, he bowed out gracefully.The song "Love over Gold" is not included in the video, just like the original album, but is available on the compilation Sultans of Swing: The Very Best of Dire Straits. Tunnel of Love" is preceded by an otherwise unrecorded instrumental (actually faded in from the extended coda of "Portobello Belle", which was left off the album), already played on the 1981 tour, but here re-arranged to showcase Mel Collins' saxophone. My older sister got Love Over Gold from the library on cassette (yes we used to do that), and so I was fully aware of the sounds that DS creates despite only being 10 when that came out.

Only one track from each of the first two albums, but transformed in completely new songs, over 12 minutes each. Die herzerwärmende Ballade "Romeo and Juliet" bekommt durch Mark's Dobro-Spiel eine ganz besondere Klangfarbe. Für größere instrumentale Vielfalt sorgten schließlich noch der renommierte Saxophonist Mel Collins und Percussionist Joop de Korte. Irrespective of the source, all of our collectables meet our strict grading and are 100% guaranteed. Condition - This item is in Excellent condition or better (unless it says otherwise in the above description).

Und auch dass Knopfler seinen Liedern viel Zeit zur Entfaltung ihres ganzen Charmes zugestand, kennzeichnet das Schaffen des Briten.

You can give your consent to the respective categories or select or deselect certain cookies and tools. 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.

Many live albums work as "best of" compilations, and this one does the same, but only as far as the choice of tracks. My copy of this has this sleeve (NO barcode) but the Matrix has VERY11 crossed out on Side 1 and 2 - and 818244-A-3U-1-1- (side 1), 818244-B-2U-1-1 (side 2).

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