DIRE STRAITS – Communiqué (France/NETHERLANDS) 12" Vinyl LP Album

Communiqué is the second official full-length album released by the British Pop-Rock band "Dire Straits". This album is the Made in Netherlands for France release with an embossed front cover.

Album Front Cover Photo of DIRE STRAITS – Communiqué (France)

Production & Recording Information

The album: "DIRE STRAITS – Communiqué (France)" was produced by: Barry Beckett, Jerry Wexler

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Jack Nuber

This album was recorded at: Compass Point Studios

Mixed At – Muscle Shoals Sound Studios by Gregg Hamm

Art Direction: Alan Schmidt

Design: Hothouse

Album cover photography: Barry Schulz

Illustration: Geoff Halpin


Music Genre:

Classic Rock, Pop-Rock

Label & Catalognr:

Vertigo – 6360 170

Media Format:

Original Custom Inner Sleeve with large photos of the "Dire Straits" band-members,
Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

1979 Made in Netherlands

Musicians:
  • David Knopfler - Lead Vocals, Lead Guitar
  • John Illsley - Bass
  • Pick Withers - Drums
Tracklisting Side A:
  1. Once Upon a time in the west
  2. News
  3. Where do you think you're going(also released as 7" single)
  4. Communique

Tracklisting Side B:

  1. Lady Writer(also released as 7" single)
  2. Angel of Mercy
  3. Portobello Belle
  4. Single-handed sailor
  5. Follow me home

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Photo of Side B DIRE STRAITS – Communiqué (France)
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DIRE STRAITS Discography