On September 20, 1982.


On September 20, 1982, “Vertigo” label released “Love over Gold”, the fourth Dire Straits studio album. It was recorded March – June 1982, at “Power Station” in New York City, and was produced by Mark Knopfler. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Canada by “CRIA”; Platinum in France by “SNEP”; 2 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”; Platinum in Germany by “IFPI”.


  • Mark Knopfler– vocals, guitar
  • Hal Lindes– guitar
  • Alan Clark– keyboards
  • John Illsley– bass
  • Pick Withers– drums
  • Mike Mainieri– vibes, marimba
  • Ed Walsh – synthesizer programming
  • Neil Dorfsman– engineer
  • Barry Bongiovi – engineer assistant
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Michae Rowe – design
  • Alan Lobel – photography
  • Peter Cunningham – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Mark Knopfler.

  1. Telegraph Road
  2. Private Investigations
  3. Industrial Disease
  4. Love over Gold
  5. It Never Rains

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