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Dire Straits: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Richard Williams, Times, The, 25 July 1983

FEW ROCK GROUPS depend as heavily for success on an intimate engagement with the emotions of the listener as Dire Straits, so it is a particular pleasure that they have managed, as a part of their rise to enormous international celebrity, to scale up their music to fit the huge arenas in which they are now obliged to perform.

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