Previous album: small mercies
CMJ: Triple AAA: "One of last year's gems was David Knopfler's The Giver. Now he's back with "small mercies" the most distinctive and winsome music we've heard this year."
Hard Report: "David knopfler has put out a fine album that some people are calling "the best album Dire Straits has ever made"
R.A.D: "Like Van Morrison, Knopfler glides between styles with a smooth ease"
Folk and Blues News (USA): "A rare creative gem among the current tidal wave of singer-songwriter releases"
Rolling Stone: "another understated charmer"
Sing Out: "Another fine collection of detailed, touchingly human songs . . he makes beautiful recordings"
More comments the press made about David Knopfler's work:
Q Magazine London: "Truly Delightful"
Hot Press: "A triumph"
Entertainment Today (USA): "In the tradition of singer songwriters such as Joni Mitchell, Randy Newman and Van Morrison, David Knopfler has produced a highly palatable collection of songs"
Disctinctions(USA): "Surpasses much of the recent material his brother's band has released"
Gavin Report: "No pyrotechnics. No car chases. Just good songs. Small Mercies is Dire Straits without the baggage"
Folk and Blues News: "The album that Mark knopfler might love to make"
Birmingham Post: "Warm evocative listening and if you've lost faith with Dire Straits slide into stadium anonymity, this should firmly remind you why the Knopfler name was so exciting in the first place"
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Recent interview here