14 June 2006 | mor-13
Poor but the only one we've got
For sure, Dire Straits weren't big name in music videos genre ( i mean, not as Michael Jackson or Queen were in 80's), but this collection has some interesting points. Here i must admit, it's not complete compilation of DS videos. At least "The Bug" video (from "On Every Street" album) is not included (i can't find a reason why). - "Romeo And Juliet" - example of using abstract and in some ways theatrical style in music video, pure geometrical forms, conventional acting of characters. - "Money For Nothing" - DS' biggest hit, one of the earliest music videos ever based in general on computer animation. All figures are made of squares but characters are very expressive. Looks nice even now, 20 years after release. - "Calling Elvis" - good work with puppets using "Thunderbirds" cartoon characters Disappointing thing is no comments or additional information on videos appears in DVD, even no names of persons who directed videos.