Brothers in Arms

Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
1985 Ratings: #26 / 91
User Score
Based on 165 ratings
1985 Ratings: #31
Liked by 6 people
May 13, 1985 / Release Date
LP / Format
Vertigo, Warner Bros. / Label
Pop Rock, Rock / Genres
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Tielur
77
Shit sound like I'm on my way to heaven
naokaia
100
I WANT MY
I WANT MY
I WANT MY MTV
kiccass_account
85
The album is great when it comes to instrumentalism, the solos performed in here are classics and everyone should be able to recognize them, at least the ones from the most popular songs. Even though I didn't care much for the songs other than the Singles, every song sounds wonderfully
EMR
47
The songs often found on the band's many 'best of' records are great proof of their testament as one of the most beloved pop-rock bands ever, but, well, the rest of Brothers in Arms' repertory consists pretty much of deservingly forgotten cuts that, for the most part, worked as early low-key experiments for Mark Knopfler to develop the ideas he would later develop (to better results) on his solo career. While the second half is really forgettable, the title-track is truly one of the most ... read more
93
This is a fantastic album, loved by many. So Far Away is a great opener for the album, a really chill and fun song. Money For Nothing with that riff to die for, a super fun ride for 8 minutes and you never get bored. At this point Mark Knopfler's songwriting was on another level, he is a modern poet. He knows what he wants, he makes you feel all sorts of things with amazing lyricism.
Walk of Life is one of their biggest hits, I can see why but it's not for me. I find the synth on it to be ... read more
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Track List

  1. So Far Away
  2. Money for Nothing
  3. Walk of Life
  4. Your Latest Trick
  5. Why Worry
  6. Ride Across the River
  7. The Man's Too Strong
  8. One World
  9. Brothers in Arms
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Added on: June 2, 2013