This Sunday on the WPDH Album of the Week, we will feature the self-titled album from Dire Straits.

Dire Strait's debut album was released on October 7, 1978, on Warner Bros Records. The album produced the single 'Sultans of Swing' and has been certified double-platinum.

Critics were receptive to the album, with one critic calling it "remarkably accomplished for a debut".

The album went number one in France and Australia, peaking at number two in the United States.

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