Love Over Gold

Dire Straits


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Mark Knopfler
album: Track 4 in album Love Over Gold
release date: 1982-9-20
popularity : 26 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Blues Pop
styles: Blues Rock/Classic Rock
length: 6:18
producer: Mark Knopfler
drums: Pick Withers
lead vocals: Mark Knopfler
engineer: Neil Dorfsman
guitar: Hal Lindes and Mark Knopfler
keyboard: Alan Clark
mastering: Bob Ludwig
bass guitar: John Illsley
marimba & vibraphone: Mike Mainieri
composer: Mark Knopfler
lyricist: Mark Knopfler

Album Information

label: Vertigo
country(area): United Kingdom
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Dire Straits Love Over Gold cover art


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You walk out on the high wire
You pay no heed to the danger
Your footsteps are forbidden
You throw your love to all the strangers

Just to see what you will find
With the crazy balance of your mind
At the place where you came in
And caution to the wind
It takes love over gold
To do what you do that you must
Can fall and be shattered


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Telegraph Road
  • 2 Private Investigations
  • 3 Industrial Disease
  • 4 Love Over Gold
  • 5 It Never Rains