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Brothers In Arms - 20th Anniversary Edition ~ Dire Straits
9 of 14 people found the following review helpful
Now, for a 17 year old, I have been told my fixation with such musical luminaries as The Doors, Dylan, Cohen, Van the Man, Patti Smith, borders on the idolatrous. However, it is Dire Straits that constitues my most heinous and despicable of all musical regressive tendancies. I detest the '80s and virtually all of its musical progeny. However, despite their AOR genre and dated synths, I adore Dire Straits. Money for Nothing, far from the review at the top of the page, might state, is, if anything, far more pertinent and biting now, than it was upon its first outing. Walk of Life still makes one grin like a lunatic, Brothers in Arms still makes all who listen to it sob as the dry,… Read more