Mark Knopfler 2000, YouTube

Another tour and another break for Knopfler, it was wasn't until four years later that Mark released another album, this one titled, 'Sailing to Philadelphia'.

'Sailing To Philadelphia' LP, Wikipedia

Mark had performed on many other artist's albums already, this time he welcomed a few of his own on this album, James Taylor and Van Morrison.

This album did somewhat better charting reaching #4 in the U.K. and #60 in the U.S. on the Billboard 200.

 

 

 

Original CD Track List:

  1. "What It Is"
  2. "Sailing to Philadelphia" (features James Taylor)
  3. "Who's Your baby Now"
  4. "Baloney Again"
  5. "The Last Laugh" (features Van Morrison)
  6. "Do America"
  7. "El Macho"
  8. "Prairie Wedding"
  9. "Wanderlust"
  10. "Speedway at Nazareth"
  11. "Junkie Doll"
  12. "Silvertown Blues"
  13. "Sands of Nevada"

The solo albums are what we look into as we view the contributions to his success.

Mark Knopfler and James Taylor performing, "Sailing to Philadelphia", give a listen: