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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Dire Straits, TONIGHT Friday 14th July @ 9pm

Postby C » 14 Jul 2017, 21:12

She's a film director now in Tunisia (not sure where the smudges on her face come from)

She still looks good at nearly 60

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slightbreeze wrote:Some excellent tracks to honest, but 20 tracks on each disc? A true progger goes cold if there are more than 3

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Dire Straits, TONIGHT Friday 14th July @ 9pm

Postby Nancy » 14 Jul 2017, 21:12

Mark Knopfler is a wonderful storytelling lyricist. And some people criticize his voice, but I think it fits the songs perfectly.
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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Dire Straits, TONIGHT Friday 14th July @ 9pm

Postby soundchaser » 14 Jul 2017, 21:13

A little tear, if you please.

Beautiful and sad.

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Dire Straits, TONIGHT Friday 14th July @ 9pm

Postby Nancy » 14 Jul 2017, 21:13

C wrote:She's a film director now in Tunisia (not sure where the smudges on her face come from)

She still looks good at nearly 60

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I wouldn't have guessed a day over 45...
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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Dire Straits, TONIGHT Friday 14th July @ 9pm

Postby kath » 14 Jul 2017, 21:13

the music on this closing section is just so fucquin ace (as it is throughout the song)

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Dire Straits, TONIGHT Friday 14th July @ 9pm

Postby kath » 14 Jul 2017, 21:14

soundchaser wrote:A little tear, if you please.

Beautiful and sad.


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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Dire Straits, TONIGHT Friday 14th July @ 9pm

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C wrote:She's a film director now in Tunisia (not sure where the smudges on her face come from)

She still looks good at nearly 60

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Well, a toast to her.

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Dire Straits, TONIGHT Friday 14th July @ 9pm

Postby Nancy » 14 Jul 2017, 21:14

soundchaser wrote:Side 1 of Love Over Gold, is the absolute peak for me

Side 2, not so much.


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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Dire Straits, TONIGHT Friday 14th July @ 9pm

Postby kath » 14 Jul 2017, 21:15

great sense of variety in the way this thing is sequenced

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Dire Straits, TONIGHT Friday 14th July @ 9pm

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soundchaser wrote:
C wrote:She's a film director now in Tunisia (not sure where the smudges on her face come from)

She still looks good at nearly 60

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Well, a toast to her.


indeed

and a toast to love, even if the time is wrong and it is out of joint

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Dire Straits, TONIGHT Friday 14th July @ 9pm

Postby kath » 14 Jul 2017, 21:16

the band is soooooo together on this

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Dire Straits, TONIGHT Friday 14th July @ 9pm

Postby soundchaser » 14 Jul 2017, 21:17

A nice bit of Springsteen inspiration...just like The Boomtown Rats.

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Dire Straits, TONIGHT Friday 14th July @ 9pm

Postby kath » 14 Jul 2017, 21:17

such a fluid feel, building up, building down... toro toro taxi

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Dire Straits, TONIGHT Friday 14th July @ 9pm

Postby soundchaser » 14 Jul 2017, 21:18

Oh, I've got to turn the record over in a minute.

Very old school. Two of my sons are into making movies.

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Dire Straits, TONIGHT Friday 14th July @ 9pm

Postby C » 14 Jul 2017, 21:18

kath wrote:and a toast to love, even if the time is wrong and it is out of joint


spot on kath

Spot on





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slightbreeze wrote:Some excellent tracks to honest, but 20 tracks on each disc? A true progger goes cold if there are more than 3

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Dire Straits, TONIGHT Friday 14th July @ 9pm

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soundchaser wrote:A nice bit of Springsteen inspiration...just like The Boomtown Rats.


didn't that springsteen producer dude do this one?

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Dire Straits, TONIGHT Friday 14th July @ 9pm

Postby soundchaser » 14 Jul 2017, 21:19

Great sound and production, of course.

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Dire Straits, TONIGHT Friday 14th July @ 9pm

Postby C » 14 Jul 2017, 21:19

The band are so tight!

Making movies - on location


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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Dire Straits, TONIGHT Friday 14th July @ 9pm

Postby C » 14 Jul 2017, 21:20

All night long

A stunningly well produced album

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Re: Prog Synch Listen: Dire Straits, TONIGHT Friday 14th July @ 9pm

Postby Nancy » 14 Jul 2017, 21:20

I would like to see them do one last tour... never got to see them back in the day. But I don't think Mark is interested, and if he's happy doing what he's doing good for him.
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