Gathering his first five post-Dire Straits solo albums (not counting film scores), and a bonus disc of B-sides titled The Gravy Train, this collection is as sleepy and nonchalant as an old friend’s affable shrug.
Knopfler does what he does, blending folk, blues, country and rock into a tension-free take on Americana that’s faintly personal but more about delivering a carpet atmosphere of reflective rumination.
1996. Golden Heart
2000. Sailing To Philadelphia
2002. The Ragpicker’s Dream
2007. Kill To Get Crimson
2021. Gravy Train The B-Sides 1996-2007