Led by Mark Knopfler, Dire Straits built their sound from laid-back blues-rock with a touch of jazz and country, occasionally dipping into the epic song structures of progressive rock. As their career progressed, they became more refined and their new maturity happened to coincide with the two big musical revolutions from the mid-'80s, MTV and the birth of the CD. It helped make their sixth album, 'Brothers in Arms', an international blockbuster and in turn made the band international stars. Supported by the groundbreaking computer-animated video for 'Money for Nothing,' a song which mocked music videos, the album became a blockbuster, spending nine weeks at the top of the American charts and selling over nine million copies; in England, the album became the biggest selling album of the '80s. With a fantastic selection of musci to choose from, there is no shortage of back catalogue rarities, amazing memorabilia and quality collectibles, all available right here in our specialist Dire Straits collectors store.

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DIRE STRAITS Money For Nothing (2022 UK/EU limited edition 12-track double album 2-LP, originally released in October 1988 and featuring songs from their first five albums. Fully remastered by Bob Ludwig and cut by Bernie Grundman, pressed on 180-gram black vinyl, this vinyl reissue includes Telegraph Road (Live Remix) which was previously only available on the original CD format, and a brand new mix of Portobello Belle (Live). The album is cut over four sides of vinyl fort
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DIRE STRAITS Dire Straits (1982 UK issue of the 1978 9-track LP on the graduated orange Vertigo label, the debut album including the classic hit single Sultans Of Swing, picture sleeve with illustrated lyric inner. The sleeve shows a little light general wear & the vinyl is Excellent with the odd superficial paper scuff and few signs of play)
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£15.00
$19.20

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DIRE STRAITS Private Investigations (Autographed 1982 UK limited edition 2-track 10" single, also including 'Badges, Posters, Stickers, T-Shirts'. The picture sleeve has some minor ringwear & vinyl has only light paper scuffs to show play. The cover has been boldly signed by Mark Knopfler on the front in a black pen. A one previous owner item, the signature was obtained by the life-long fan who wasgiven access to the band)
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£95.00
$121.60

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DIRE STRAITS Walk Of Life (1985 UK injection moulded 7" single, also including a live version of Two Young Lovers, picture sleeve DSTR12)
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£8.00
$10.24

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DIRE STRAITS Dire Straits (2018 Japanese exclusive limited edition 9-track digitally remastered Hi-Res CD format (UHQCD format x MQA technology) mastered from the DSD master in 2013, using UK original master tapes and fully compatible withstandard CD players, originally issued in 1978. Housed in a standard jewel case with fold-out picture sleeve, MQA insert, lyric insert and special wrap-around full front & back printed plastic folder style obi-strip! UICY-40206)
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£75.00
$96.00

Dire Straits - latest vinyl album arrivals

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DIRE STRAITS Dire Straits (1982 UK issue of the 1978 9-track LP on the graduated orange Vertigo label, the debut album including the classic hit single Sultans Of Swing, picture sleeve with illustrated lyric inner. The sleeve shows a little light general wear & the vinyl is Excellent with the odd superficial paper scuff and few signs of play)
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£15.00
$19.20

Dire Straits - latest memorabilia arrivals

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DIRE STRAITS Live In 85 (Official 1985 UK 52-page 11" square tour programme including tour dates, photographs, biography with a colour cover featuring the 'Brothers In Arms' album artwork. This copy remains in great condition with very littlewear evident)
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£20.00
$25.60

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DIRE STRAITS Live In 85 (Official 1985 UK 52-page 11" square tour programme including tour dates, photographs, biography with a colour cover featuring the 'Brothers In Arms' album artwork. This copy remains in great condition with very littlewear evident)
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£20.00
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Dire Straits - latest worldwide import arrivals

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DIRE STRAITS Dire Straits (1982 UK issue of the 1978 9-track LP on the graduated orange Vertigo label, the debut album including the classic hit single Sultans Of Swing, picture sleeve with illustrated lyric inner. The sleeve shows a little light general wear & the vinyl is Excellent with the odd superficial paper scuff and few signs of play)
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£15.00
$19.20


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