The Studio Albums 1996-2007 (11LP)
A new box set, ‘Mark Knopfler – The Studio Albums 1996-2007’, will be released on December 10, 2021. The box will feature Mark Knopfler’s first five studio albums as a solo artist – Golden Heart (1996), Sailing To Philadelphia (2000), The Ragpicker’s Dream (2002), Shangri-La (2004), and Kill To Get Crimson (2007) – plus an exclusive bonus disc of studio b-sides from this period entitled Gravy Train: The B-Sides 1996-2007. The box will be released in vinyl (11 LPs) and CD (6 discs) formats. This will be the first time Golden Heart, Sailing To Philadelphia and Gravy Train: The B-Sides 1996-2007 have been released on vinyl.
The audio of each album has been newly remastered by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios in London and the LPs will be pressed on 180g black vinyl. The boxset will include a download card and 6 embossed art prints of each of the albums covers. The CD set will come housed in a deluxe clamshell box with the CDs in wallets with folded double-sided printed inserts, plus 6 beautiful art cards of each of the album covers.
The composition of the 11 disc vinyl set is as follows:
LP 1 & 2: Golden Heart - Remastered
LP 3 & 4: Sailing To Philadelphia - Remastered
LP 5 & 6: The Ragpicker’s Dream - Remastered
LP 7 & 8: Shangri-La - Remastered
LP 9 & 10: Kill To Get Crimson - Remastered
LP 11: Gravy Train: The B-Sides 1996-2007 – Remastered