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Dire Straits: Communique (Warner Bros.)

Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, 22 July 1979

THE GREATEST CHALLENGE facing a band that has enjoyed sudden commercial success is to avoid churning out subsequent LPs that are carbon copies of the first. That's precisely the problem confronting Dire Straits.

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