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Making Movies

Dire Straits - Making Movies
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
1980 Ratings: #32 / 133
User Score
Based on 128 ratings
1980 Ratings: #88
Liked by 17 people
October 17, 1980 / Release Date
LP / Format
Vertigo / Label
Rock, Pop Rock / Genres
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3. "Making Movies":

Cambio de registro. Si en sus dos primeros discos sonaban como Eric Clapton, aqui lo hacen como Bruce Springsteen. La unica que mantiene el antiguo registro es ""Romeo and Juliet", de sus canciones archiconocidas la que menos me gusta. Si tengo que destacar algun tema... destaco "Tunnel of Love".

Le bajo la nota, del 85 pasa al 82.


Dire Straits' second best album is everything you would expect from a Knopfler led LP and that is no bad thing.

Essential track - Romeo and Juliet


Now this is more what I expected from Dire Straits, 1979 probably wasn't their year or something. This is a very nice and steady evolvement, because while the songwriting and performing hasn't really changed that much (except being back on track after their previous album), but I love the addition of piano in most songs, it really adds surprisingly much to the actual composition in the background!

Okay, so the album straight from the bat starts with Tunnel Of Love, which is a very likeable, ... read more


Favourites: Tunnel Of Love and Romeo & Juliet


I LOVED this thing when I was a teenager, and I still think it's amazing. First 4 tracks are probably my absolute favorite Dire Straits tracks.


Fav: Espresso Love

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Track List

  1. Tunnel of Love
  2. Romeo & Juliet
  3. Skateaway
  4. Expresso Love
  5. Hand in Hand
  6. Solid Rock
  7. Les Boys
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Added on: May 8, 2014