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Kill to Get Crimson


Download links and information about Kill to Get Crimson by Mark Knopfler. This album was released in 2007 and it belongs to Rock, Folk Rock, Pop, Songwriter/Lyricist, Psychedelic genres. It contains 12 tracks with total duration of 56:51 minutes.

Artist: Mark Knopfler
Release date: 2007
Genre: Rock, Folk Rock, Pop, Songwriter/Lyricist, Psychedelic
Tracks: 12
Duration: 56:51
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No. Title Length
1. True Love Will Never Fade 4:21
2. The Scaffolder's Wife 3:52
3. The Fizzy and the Still 4:06
4. Heart Full of Holes 6:36
5. We Can Get Wild 4:17
6. Secondary Waltz 3:43
7. Punish the Monkey 4:39
8. Let It All Go 5:17
9. Behind With the Rent 4:45
10. The Fish and the Bird 3:45
11. Madame Geneva's 3:59
12. In the Sky 7:31



Mark Knopfler is that rare guitar virtuoso who doesn’t mind playing second fiddle to a beautiful song. Like Richard Thompson, Knopfler, solo or with his old band Dire Straits, can let his fingers fly, and the flourishes are often spine-chilling, but he never lets it overtake a simple, tragic melody or overshadow the poignancy of the song. Recorded after his collaboration with Emmylou Harris, 2007’s Kill to Get Crimson is a low-key affair that finds Knopfler in a reflective mood. “True Love Will Never Fade” begins things with a gentle acoustic finger-picking that opens to the bucolic swell of flute and electric guitar supporting “The Scaffolder’s Wife” that suggests the leisurely country squire gait of Van Morrison’s Veedon Fleece. Accordion and fiddles join Knopfler for the Celtic-folk reveries of “Secondary Waltz” and “Madame Geneva’s,” while simple, spare guitar lines convey the lonesome evening that pervades the somber “We Can Get Wild.” Whether he’s mining the folk tradition (“The Fish and the Bird”) or merely quoting his signature tone (“Punish the Monkey”), Knopfler is a master of control.