Alchemy: Dire Straits Live is the first live album by British rock band Dire Straits, released in 1984 . It features their best-known tracks up to that point, often featuring reworked arrangements and extended improvisational segments.
The cover image is taken from a painting by Brett Whiteley.
Album LP : Alchemy
Band : Dire Straits
- Once Upon A Time In The West - 13:01
- Romeo and Juliet - 8:22
- Expresso Love - 5:41
- Private Investigations - 7:40
- Sultans of Swing - 10:48
- Two Young Lovers - 4:51
- Tunnel of Love (Mark Knopfler, Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II) - 4:51
- Telegraph Road - 13:19
- Solid Rock - 5:32
- Going Home – Theme from 'Local Hero' - 4:58
All songs written by Mark Knopfler except as indicated.
- Mark Knopfler – guitar, vocals
- Alan Clark – keyboard
- John Illsley – bass
- Hal Lindes – guitar
- Terry Williams – drums
- Mel Collins – saxophone
- Tommy Mandel – keyboards
- Joop de Korte – percussion