metroland (OST)


basic information

release date 1998 May, 11
country of manufacture Polish [Cass.], Germany [CD],
label Vertigo
catalog no. 536 912-4 [Cass.], 536 912-2 [CD]
format Cass., CD
note of registration P1998 Mercury Records Ltd. ©1998 Mercury Records Ltd.
recording Sarm West Studios. London
mixing n/a
mastering Denny Purcel at Georgtown Masters Inc., Nashville assisted by Jonathan Russell
production Mark Knopfler, Chuck Ainlay
credits I‘d like to thank Chuck and the band for making me sound better than I do, my assistent Robyn Becker and Ed Bicknell, Jean Seal and John Horwood at Damage Management for making me appear to be better organised than I really am. Additional thanks to my guitar tech, Glenn Saggers and to Gina Spencer and Steve Butler for their help with track licensing.


Mark Knopfler guitars, vocals
Richard Bennett 5) guitars
Jim Cox 5) piano, hammond organ
Guy Fletcher 5) keyboards
Chris White 5) saxophones, flute
Steve Sidwell 5) trumpet, flugelhorn
Glenn Worf 5) bass
Chad Cromwell 5) drums

tracks [CD]

1 Metroland Theme [Instrumental] (2:27) 6)
2 Annick (3:01) 6)
4 Brats* 2:39 6)
6 down day* 1:51 6)
7 walk in Paris, a* 1:36 6)
8 she‘s gone* 1:28 6)
15 metroland* 4:41 6)


³ source: database by Wolf-Dieter Mattick

unreleased tracks:
did you come, French cricket, I'll see you then, letting go, return to Metroland, a sentimental education, serious shit, a state of mind, Toni's jealous of me, vous avez du feu, so why didn't you stay in Paris ?

Mark Knopfler
Mark Knopfler photo © by Mark Leialoha (taken from the booklet)

The album metroland additionally comprises the track(s) 'sultans of swing' from the album(s): 'Dire Straits: same'.

  • cassettes
  • promos
metroland metroland soundtrack        
Advance CD³ CD-R³        
# 2-47006-AB [U.S.]          


with track metroland :

legends of the wild west³ guide march-1999          
? [1999]          


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