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

 

Front Cover Photo Of DIRE STRAITS – Communiqué France And Netherlands 12" Vinyl LP Album

 

DIRE STRAITS – Communiqué France And Netherlands 12" Vinyl LP Album 
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Photo Of The Back Cover DIRE STRAITS – Communiqué France And Netherlands 12" Vinyl LP Album

Four portrait photos of the DIre Straits band-members

Four portrait photos of the DIre Straits band-members

First Photo Of Custom Inner Sleeve DIRE STRAITS – Communiqué France And Netherlands 12" Vinyl LP Album

Large full-page group photo of the Dire Straits band

Large full-page group photo of the Dire Straits band

Second Photo Of Custom Inner Sleeve DIRE STRAITS – Communiqué France And Netherlands 12" Vinyl LP Album

Four photos of the DIre Straits band-members

Four photos of the DIre Straits band-members

Close up of Side One record's label DIRE STRAITS – Communiqué France And Netherlands 12" Vinyl LP Album

"Communiqué" Record Label Details: Black Colour with Fender Stratocaster Logo VERTIGO 6360 170, Made in France ℗ 1979 Phonogram Limited London Sound Copyright

"Communiqué" Record Label Details: Black Colour with Fender Stratocaster Logo VERTIGO 6360 170, Made in France ℗ 1979 Phonogram Limited London Sound Copyright

Side Two Close up of record's label DIRE STRAITS – Communiqué France And Netherlands 12" Vinyl LP Album

 

Side Two Close up of record's label DIRE STRAITS – Communiqué France And Netherlands 12" Vinyl LP Album
 

DIRE STRAITS Vinyl Albums Discography and Cover Gallery


This is the discography of "Dire Straits" international album releases, it is ordered by name of the album. Between the parenthesis is the name of the country in which the album was released.