Pre-Order Tracker in the MarkKnopfler.com Store Now

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Pre-Order Tracker in the MarkKnopfler.com Store Now

January 27, 2015

Mark Knopfler’s eighth studio album, Tracker, is now available to pre-order in the MarkKnopfler.com Store.

The album is available on CD, double vinyl, a Deluxe CD with four bonus tracks and a Deluxe Limited Edition box set that includes the album on both CD and vinyl with a bonus CD featuring six extra tracks, a DVD with an exclusive short film directed by Henrik Hansen and an interview with Mark where he talks about the new record. Sleeve notes have been specially written by acclaimed US author Richard Ford and it also contains a numbered art print and six photographic prints.

Set for release on March 16 (March 17 in North America), all MarkKnopfler.com pre-orders will be shipped on or about the release date.

For more information, and to pre-order please visit the Store.

 

 

North American Tour Announced + Presale Details

January 26, 2015

The Tracker tour is coming to North America. Kicking off September 10 in Vancouver the tour includes stops in Los Angeles, Austin, Chicago, Toronto and many more great cities across the continent. There’s a great chance Mark is performing in a city near you!

MarkKnopfler.com presale details for the North American tour including dates, venues and presale start times can be found on the Tour page.

REMEMBER: You must be signed in to your MarkKnopfler.com account to participate in the ticket presales. To create an account, please click here.

As a special offer for fans attending Mark’s North American tour, a CD copy of Tracker is included with every pair of tickets! Additionally, everyone who orders tickets in the MarkKnopfler.com presales will receive access to live recordings and exclusive merchandise. More details on these offerings will be unveiled soon.

Create Your MarkKnopfler.com Account For Ticket Presale Access

January 23, 2015

To participate in all future MarkKnopfler.com ticket presales, a MarkKnopfler.com account will be required. Your account will give you complete access to all upcoming presales including the soon-to-be-announced North American Tracker tour! To register, please click here.

Please ensure you are signed in to your MarkKnopfler.com account to participate in ticket presales.

Royal Albert Hall shows announced: presales begin tomorrow

January 20, 2015

On May 25 and 26, Mark will bring the Tracker tour to the Royal Albert Hall in London. These will be Mark’s first shows back at the Royal Albert Hall since his incredible six night run there during the Privateering tour in 2013.

MarkKnopfler.com presales for these newly announced dates will begin tomorrow, January 21 at 10 am GMT. All of Mark’s upcoming tour dates can be found on the Tour page.

As a special offer for fans, everyone attending Mark’s Royal Albert Hall shows will receive a CD copy of Tracker for every pair of tickets! Additionally, everyone who orders tickets in our presales will receive access to live recordings and exclusive merchandise. More details on these offerings will be revealed later this year.

Mark Knopfler’s ‘Tracker’ coming March 16th/17th

January 16, 2015

Mark Knopfler’s eighth studio album, Tracker, will be released on March 16, 2015 (March 17 in North America). The album features 11 new songs inspired by a wide range of subjects including Beryl Bainbridge and Basil Bunting. The songs contain Mark’s usual wryly but accurately observed vignettes of real life wrapped up in a musical accompaniment of distinctive subtlety.

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Tracker will be available on CD, double vinyl, deluxe CD with four bonus tracks, and a lavish box set that will include the album on both CD and vinyl with a bonus CD featuring six extra tracks, a DVD with an exclusive short film directed by Henrik Hansen and an interview with Mark where he talks about the new record. Sleeve notes have been specially written by acclaimed US author Richard Ford and it also contains a numbered art print and six photographic prints.

Mark said:

“The album title ‘Tracker’ arrived out of me trying to find my way over the decades. Out of me tracking time – looking at people, places and things from my past, and out of the process of tracking as in recording tracks in the studio.”

See below for the official track-listing and click here to listen to the first single, “Beryl”. Keep an eye on your inbox in the coming weeks for MarkKnopfler.com pre-order information.

1. Laughs and Jokes and Drinks and Smokes
2. Basil
3. River Towns
4. Skydiver
5. Mighty Man
6. Broken Bones
7. Long Cool Girl
8. Lights of Taormina
9. Silver Eagle
10. Beryl
11. Wherever I Go (featuring Ruth Moody)

USB guitar concert sticks return for 2015 Tracker tour

December 15, 2014

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Good news! From Monday, December 15th, Bleecker Street Entertainment will begin taking pre-orders for recordings of each concert of Mark’s upcoming Tracker tour.

These high-quality recordings will again be housed on metal USB concert sticks based on the shape of three different guitars, which Mark actually plays in concert – complete with matching case. If you pre-order all three models (regardless of which concert), you will receive a matching case which fits all three.

Pre-orders will be shipped two days after each concert. Delivery estimates for Europe at 5 to 10 business days, and 10 to 20 business days for the rest of the world. Please note that orders of more than one concert stick will be shipped following the last of the selected dates.

The concerts will also be made as MP3 and FLAC download. Those will be made available shortly after each concert.

All the concerts from the 2010 Get Lucky tour and the 2013 Privateering tour are still available as an MP3 download.

Guy’s new studio diary

December 2, 2014

Guy Fletcher’s third 2014 studio diary is now available. Read all three of his Tracker recording diaries here

Austrian date added: Presale begins tomorrow

November 11, 2014

A new Austrian date has been added to the 2015 Tracker tour at Castle Clam in Klam (Nr. Linz) on July 12! Presale tickets for this show will be available tomorrow, November 12 at 10 am CET through MarkKnopfler.com.

More details on this new date can be found in the chart below. For a look at all of Mark’s upcoming tour dates, please visit the Tour page.

Fans who participate in our presales will be given the opportunity to be amongst the first to pre-order the new album! Additionally, everyone who orders tickets in our presales will receive access to live recordings and exclusive merchandise. More details on these offerings will be revealed later this year.

More Spain Dates Announced + Presale Details

October 29, 2014

Four new dates in Spain have been added to Mark’s upcoming Tracker tour. Presale tickets for these shows go on sale Monday, November 3 at 10 am CET through MarkKnopfler.com.

More details including presale start times and links can be found in the chart below. For a look at all of Mark’s upcoming tour dates, please visit the Tour page.

Fans who participate in our presales will be given the opportunity to be amongst the first to pre-order the new album! Additionally, everyone who orders tickets in our presales will receive access to live recordings and exclusive merchandise. More details on those offerings will be revealed later this year.

Mark Plays The Last Post

October 28, 2014

Mark has played a guitar version of the Last Post in tribute to the 17,000 Northumberland Fusiliers who died in the First World War. Watch the performance below and find out about Superact!’s centenary project The Last Post, launching across the UK on 4 November, at Superact.co.uk.