Dire Straits ‎– Brothers In Arms

Warner Bros. Records ‎– 49377-1, Mercury Records Ltd. ‎– 49377-1
2 × Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, 180g High Performance Vinyl


A1 So Far Away 5:12
A2 Money For Nothing 8:26
B1 Walk Of Life 4:12
B2 Your Latest Trick 6:33
C1 Why Worry 8:31
C2 Ride Across The River 6:58
D1 The Man's Too Strong 4:40
D2 One World 3:40
D3 Brothers In Arms 6:55

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Sticker on front plastic cover states
"180 GRAM
High Performance Vinyl
Half Speed Mastered by Stan Ricker
Plating and Pressing at R.T.I.
1-49377 (#1)"

Notes on inner gate-fold clearly state "Mastered by - Bob Ludwig at Masterdisk, New York"

SR/2 on run out matrix depicts half speed master by Stan Ricker

No reference to Stan Ricker on any sleeve or liner notes. ( only on the actual record run-out matrix's )

Sting appears courtesy of A & M Records.

This version puts the full-length songs on vinyl for the first time. In order to do this, the album spans four sides on two 33 1/3 rpm discs.
A few songs from the album were shortened for the original LP. These songs are the following:

* "So Far Away" from 5:12 to 3:59
* "Money for Nothing" from 8:26 to 7:04
* "Your Latest Trick" from 6:33 to 4:46
* "Why Worry" – 8:31 to 5:22

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 9362-49377-1 5
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Scribed): WBR 1-49377-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Scribed): 14325.1 (3)
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Scribed): WBR 1-49377-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Scribed): 14325.2 (3)
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C Scribed): WBR 1-49377-C
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C Scribed): 14325.3 (3)
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D Scribed): WBR 1-49377-D
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D Scribed): 14325.4 (3)
  • Matrix / Runout (on all sides, indicates Stan Ricker half speed mastering): SR/2 @ SRM

Other Versions (5 of 267) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
VERH 25 Dire Straits Brothers In Arms(LP, Album) Vertigo VERH 25 UK 1985 Sell This Version
MFSL 2-441 Dire Straits Brothers in Arms(2xLP, TP) Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab MFSL 2-441 US Unknown Sell This Version
BS 014 Dire Straits Brothers In Arms(CD, Album, RE, Unofficial) Vertigo (3) BS 014 Bulgaria 1992 Sell This Version
824 499-2 Dire Straits Brothers In Arms(CD, Album, RM, Unofficial) Vertigo (3) 824 499-2 Russia Unknown Sell This Version
CDM 0101-578 Dire Straits Brothers In Arms(CD, Album) CD-Maximum CDM 0101-578 Russia 2001 Sell This Version