When it comes to making albums, singer-songwriter/guitarist and Dire Straits alum Mark Knopfler is old-fashioned. Disinterested in trends, the virtuosic guitarist writes songs designed to draw listeners into worlds where mood, nuance and subtlety rule. Kill To Get Crimson, Knopfler’s 2007 effort, functions as an invitation into such a blissful place. Experienced on the stereo or through headphones, this 2LP set will take you there.
The record's artful guitar rock and Knopfler's signature sound (he's #27 on Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Guitarists Of All Time), instantly recognizable vocals, and smart lyrics are presented here on 1/2-speed mastered vinyl. A multiple-Grammy winner who has sold more than 110 million albums worldwide, Knopfler remains one of rock's most admired artists and possess what's one of the most distinctive, nuanced, and captivating guitar tones ever heard. This excellent studio set continues the tradition.
Trust us: Once you hear the dynamics and range on this 1/2-speed mastered LP, you'll be inspired to seek out a guitar and start playing yourself.