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Mark Knopfler

Mark Knopfler - Local Hero (Half Speed Master) (UMC)

£22.99 £26.49

RELEASED: 19th March 2021
Ltd Edition Half Speed Master 180g Vinyl LP

Format:  Limited Edition (Half Speed Master) 180g Vinyl LP
Cat No:  ARHSLP010

Two years before the arrival of Dire Straits' 'Brothers In Arms' album, Mark Knopfler’s score for Local Hero became his first film soundtrack and his first release in his own name. It includes the memorable film theme “Going Home,” which to this day is played before every home game at the songwriter-guitarist’s home town football club Newcastle United.

An acclaimed musical of the story, with new music and lyrics by Knopfler, opened at Edinburgh’s Royal Lyceum Theatre in 2019; its planned arrival on the London stage in 2020 was delayed by coronavirus until 2022.

The album has now been remastered by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios and is available on 180gsm black vinyl with a branded obi-strip and a certificate of authenticity from Abbey Road Studios. 


1. The Rocks And The Water 
2. Wild Theme 
3. Freeway Flyer 
4. Boomtown (Variation Louis' Favourite) 
5. The Way It Always Starts 
6. The Rocks And The Thunder 
7. The Ceilidh And The Northern Lights
8. The Mist Covered Mountains 
9. The Ceilidh: Louis' Favourite - Billy's Tune 
10. Whistle Theme 
11. Smooching 
12. Stargazer 
13. The Rocks And The Thunder 
14. Going Home: Theme Of The Local Hero