Dire Straits ‎– Communiqué

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Warner Bros. Records ‎– HS 3330
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Vinyl, LP, Album, Jacksonville Pressing
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Notes

Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Jacksonville press denoted by "JW" in runout etch. First Release with envelope embossed on cover.

Recorded December 1978, Compass Point Studio, Nassau Bahamas.
Mixed January 1979 at Muscle Shoals Sound, Sheffield, Alabama.
Mastered at Warner Bros. Recording Studio, North Hollywood.

Original issue without barcode, also issued with barcode

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout (Etched) Side A): C SUB BSK-1-3330 JW2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout (Etched) Side B): SUB A LS/-BSK-2-3330 JW1
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2 - Runout (Etched) Side A): SUB A HS B̶S̶K̶ -1-3330 JW2
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2 - Runout (Etched) Side B): HS B̶S̶K̶ -2-3330 JW1
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 3 - Runout (Etched) Side A): SUB A HS B̶S̶K̶ -1-3330 JW2
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 3 - Runout (Etched) Side B): HS B̶S̶K̶ -2-3330 JW2

Other Versions (5 of 243) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
6360 170 Dire Straits Communiqué(LP, Album) Vertigo 6360 170 UK 1979 Sell This Version
HCDL 37581 Dire Straits Communiqué(CD, Album) Gong HCDL 37581 Hungary 1992 Sell This Version
6360 170 Dire Straits Communiqué(LP, Album) Vertigo 6360 170 Brazil 1979 Sell This Version
3330-2 Dire Straits Communiqué(CD, Album, RE) Warner Bros. Records 3330-2 US Unknown Sell This Version
SRM-1-3791 Dire Straits Communiqué(LP, Album) Mercury SRM-1-3791 Canada 1979 Sell This Version

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hannes2211

hannes2211

January 29, 2015
TURKISH RELEASE 1982 w/ # GALA CS 101
GalaxyExplorer

GalaxyExplorer

March 29, 2012

The best tracks are the first three and the last two. These bear the greatest resemblance to the first album. The middle section is more commercial-sounding. Unfortunately it was essentially downhill from here for Dire Straits, with some exceptions.