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The eagerly anticipated release from Dire Straits - Alchemy Live - will be released on June 8th, 2010. Restored to pristine high definition visual clarity, Remixed in PCM Uncompressed Stereo and Digital 5.1 Surround Sound. Available on DVD for the very first time.
Featuring the seminal hits `Sultans Of Swing' and `Romeo and Juliet' plus a unique encore performances of the Ivor Novello Award-winning `Going Home' from the soundtrack to the film `Local Hero'. Demonstrating faultless musicianship, this is a true recording of excerpts of one dire straits performance, containing no re-recording or overdubs of any kind.
The video has been painstakingly restored from the original film by archive restoration specialist and acclaimed live concert director Dick Carruthers (Led Zeppelin, Paul McCartney). Audio remixed by Chuck Ainlay, winner of the 2006 Grammy Award for Best Surround Sound Album for his surround production on `Brothers In Arms'.
Track listing: 23rd July 1983, Hammersmith Odeon, London 1. Once Upon a Time in the West 2. Expresso Love 3. Romeo & Juliet 4. Private Investigations 5. Sultans of Swing 6. Two Young Lovers 7. Tunnel of Love 8. Telegraph Road 9. Solid Rock 10. Going Home - Theme from 'Local Hero'
BONUS FEATURES [79 mins] Live TV Performances * Tunnel Of Love [8:53] The Old Grey Whistle Test 29/11/1980 * Sultans of Swing [9:43] The Old Grey Whistle Test 16/05/1978
Documentary BBC Arena: Dire Straits [58 mins] 22/12/1980
Great DVD! An excellent Dire Straits concert from late 1983, live in London. The filmwork is dated by today's standards but considering 1983 was so long ago now the cameramen did... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Music Lover
I have every thing they recorded and somehow missed this ... and just recently ordered this. The Sultans of Swing live on here is to die for, while I despise..DESPISE.... Read morePublished 4 months ago by GaryT
What a great band! You can't go wrong with this purchase if you a re a Dire Straits lover.Published 5 months ago by W. Stokes
Mark Knoplers guitar fingerwork is hard to believe & Dire Straits puts on a show that stays with you for days...this is perfection.Published 6 months ago by Sue Perry
I don't know what it is, but I keep coming back to watch this frequently. They were very talented musicians, and put on a great show! Very underrated group.Published 7 months ago by Edward R Fitt
Great Show !!!!!!! . It shows the band when almost at their Best. Mark Knopfler has proven over the years that when it comes to playing Guitars he is nothing short of... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Placido H. Serafin
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It is all regions.
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