Mark Knopfler Offers ‘So Far Away’ Tour Debut In Prague


Former Dire Straits frontman Mark Knopfler had a big surprise to end his concert on Wednesday night at Prague’s 02 Arena. Knopfler concluded the show with the tour debut of Dire Straits’ “So Far Away.”

The guitarist and his Dire Straits band mates released “So Far Away” on their 1985 album, Brothers In Arms. Knopfler last performed the song on October 31, 2015 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. “So Far Away” came as the second song of a second encore that also included “Piper To The End.” The rest of the setlist was similar to others on Mark’s 2019 run, which was a mix of solo gems, Dire Straits classics and select cuts from Knopfler’s 2018 album, Down The Road Wherever.

Watch fan-shot video of “So Far Away” captured by Yugal Devani:


Mark Knopfler at O2 Arena

  • Why Aye Man
  • Corned Beef City
  • Sailing to Philadelphia
  • Once Upon a Time in the West  
  • Romeo and Juliet  
  • My Bacon Roll
  • Matchstick Man
  • Done With Bonaparte
  • Heart Full of Holes
  • She's Gone
  • Your Latest Trick  
  • Postcards From Paraguay
  • On Every Street  
  • Speedway at Nazareth
  • Money for Nothing  
  • Piper to the End
  • So Far Away  

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