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Dire Straits ‎– Communiqué LP Canada
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Dire Straits ‎– Communiqué

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  • Label: Mercury ‎Records  SRM-1-3791 / SNB-sl 6A M
  • Country: Canada
  • Released: 1979
  • Genre/Style: Rock / Pop Rock
  • Grade LP: (VG) Sleeve: (G+)


Communiqué is the second studio album by the British rock band Dire Straits released on 15 June 1979 by Vertigo Records internationally and by Warner Bros. Records in the United States. The album produced the single "Lady Writer", which reached #45 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and #51 on the UK Singles Chart. The album reached #1 on album charts in Germany, New Zealand, and Sweden, #11 in the United States and #5 in the United Kingdom. Communiqué was later certified gold in the United States, platinum in the United Kingdom and double-platinum in France.

Communiqué was recorded from 28 November to 12 December 1978 at Compass Point Studios in Nassau, and mixed in January 1979, in New York. The album was produced by Barry Beckett and Jerry Wexler, veteran producers from Muscle Shoals Sound Studio.

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