Dire Straits' Mark Knopfler has announced a new solo album: Listen to single 'Ahead Of The Game'

Publish Date
Thursday, 1 February 2024, 4:57PM

Former Dire Straits' main man and guitar icon Mark Knopfler will be releasing a brand new solo album in April this year and has just released the lead single from it, 'Ahead Of The Game'.

One Deep River will be his first solo album since 2018 and is set for release on 12th April.

The lead single Ahead Of The Game, is a laid-back dreamy track,  showcasing Mark's folk, rock, and blues influences.

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The album's title and artwork draw upon his deep-lying affection for and memories of the River Tyne which runs through his hometown of Newcastle.

"Crossing the Tyne is always on your mind," he said in a statement when announcing One Deep River.

"It's what you were doing when you were leaving as a youngster and that feeling is always the same every time you do it."

"You're heading out or you’re coming back, and it just connects with your childhood. The power of it doesn’t go away."

One Deep River Tracklist:

1. Two Pairs Of Hands

2. Ahead Of The Game

3. Smart Money

4. Scavengers Yard

5. Black Tie Jobs

6. Tunnel 13

7. Janine

8. Watch Me Gone

9. Sweeter Than The Rain

10. Before My Train Comes

11. This One’s Not Going To End Well

12. One Deep River


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