Encores (EP)

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Encores
EP by Dire Straits
Released 10 May 1993 (1993-05-10)
Recorded May 1992
Genre Roots rock
Length 20:44
Label Vertigo
Producer Guy Fletcher,
Mark Knopfler,
Neil Dorfsman
Dire Straits chronology
On the Night
(1993)
Encores
(1993)
Live at the BBC
(1995)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2/5 stars [1]

Encores is a live EP by British rock band Dire Straits, released on 10 May 1993, shortly after the release of their live album, On the Night. Although it was an EP, it was charted on the singles charts of many countries, including France where it debuted at number one.

Track listings[edit]

All songs were written by Mark Knopfler.

  1. "Your Latest Trick" – 5:41
  2. "The Bug" – 5:24
  3. "Solid Rock" – 5:20
  4. "Local Hero (Wild Theme)" – 4:19[2]

Charts[edit]

This EP stayed 3 weeks in the UK Albums Chart.[3]

Albums[edit]

Chart (1993) Peak
Australian ARIA Singles Chart[4] 47
Austrian Singles Chart[4] 19
Dutch Top 40[5] 4
French Singles Chart[4][6] 1
German Singles Chart[7] 34
Norwegian Singles Chart[4] 10
Spain (AFYVE)[8] 1
Swiss Singles Chart[4] 20
UK Singles Chart[9] 31

Albums end of year[edit]

Chart (1993) Position
Dutch Top 40[5] 49

Chart successions[edit]

Preceded by
"No Limit" by 2 Unlimited
French SNEP number-one single
29 May 1993 – 3 July 1993 (6 weeks)
Succeeded by
"No Limit" by 2 Unlimited

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Encores". AllMusic. Retrieved 1 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Encores". Discogs. Retrieved 1 December 2012. 
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ a b c d e "Encores", in various singles charts Lescharts.com (Retrieved 10 April 2008)
  5. ^ a b "Single top 100 over 1993" (pdf) (in Dutch). Top40. Retrieved 15 April 2010. 
  6. ^ "Your Latest Trick" ("Encores" EP), French Singles Chart Lescharts.com (Retrieved 10 April 2008)
  7. ^ "Dire Straits singles, German Singles Chart" (in German). musicline. Retrieved 17 April 2010. 
  8. ^ Salaverri, Fernando (September 2005). Sólo éxitos: año a año, 1959–2002 (1st ed.). Spain: Fundación Autor-SGAE. ISBN 84-8048-639-2. 
  9. ^ UK Singles Chart Chartstats.com (Retrieved 10 April 2008)