Dire Straits - BBC Arena 1980
Various - 1978-1980 - RCJS-DVD-003 - DVD-R1 (PAL)
This BBC documentary contains interviews and performance footage from the early
days of Dire Straits, and is a fascinating look at the early career of the band. Sourced from
satellite, the picture quality is excellent and the audio is also available in 5.1 surround. Tasty
bonus tracks include the rare "Alright Now" TV special from Newcastle, 1979 as well as Dire Straits'
performance on the BBC Programme "Old Gray Whistle Test" from May 15, 1978. Beautifully authored
PAL format DVD. Required viewing for any fan of the early Dire Straits sound.