Golden Heart

Golden Heart
Album Credits
Mark Knopfler: guitars and vocals
Richard Bennett & Paul Franklin: guitars
Glenn Worf & Michael Rhodes: bass
Chad Cromwell & Eddie Bayers: drums
Guy Fletcher & Steve Nathan: keyboards

Recorded by Chuck Ainlay, assisted by Graham Lewis at Emerald Sound Studios, Javelina recording Studios and Sixteenth Avenue Sound in Nashiville, and at Air Studios in London.
Recorded by Brian Masterson at Windmill Lane Studios, Dublin.
Mixed by Chuck Ainlay, assisted by Graham Lewis at Air Studios, London.
Mastered by Danny Purcell at Georgetown Masters Inc., Nashville, assisted by Jonathan Russell.
Produced by Mark Knopfler and Chuck Ainlay

All songs written by Mark Knopfler.
Tracks 1-6, 8-10 and 14 ©1996 Straitjacket Songs Ltd (PRS). All rights administered by Rondor Music (London) Ltd. (PRS) for the world; Almo Music Corp. ASCAP administers in the US and Canada.
Tracks 7 and 11-13 ©1996 Chariscourt Ltd (PRS). All rights administered by Rondor Music (London) Ltd. (PRS) for the world; Almo Music Corp. ASCAP administers in the US and Canada.

Design: Wherefor Art?
Photography: Dan Einzig
Portrait photography: David Scheinmann

Derek Bell appears courtesy of RCA Victor
Paul Brady appears courtesy of Mercury Records Limited
Vince Gill appears courtesy of MCA Records, Inc.
Sean Keane appears courtesy of RCA Victor
Sonny Landreth appears courtesy of Zoo Entertainment, Inc.
Liam O'Flynn appears courtesy of tara Music Company Ltd., Dublin
Mark's first solo studio album came after composing a string of successful film soundtracks. Golden Heart featured three hit singles: 'Rudiger', 'Cannibals', and 'Darling Pretty', which was featured on the Twister film soundtrack. The album also featured guest artists The Chieftans.



Vertigo/Warner Bros. (1996)

  • 1. Darling Pretty
  • 2. Imelda
  • 3. Golden Heart
  • 4. No Can Do
  • 5. Vic And Ray
  • 6. Don’t You Get It
  • 7. A Night In Summer Long Ago
  • 8. Cannibals
  • 9. I’m The Fool
  • 10. Je Suis Désolé
  • 11. Rüdiger
  • 12. Nobody’s Got The Gun
  • 13. Done With Bonaparte
  • 14. Are We In Trouble Now