Local Hero (album)

Local Hero (album)

Local Hero is the d├ębut soundtrack album by British singer-songwriter and guitarist Mark Knopfler, released in March 1983 by Vertigo Records internationally, and by Warner Bros. Records in the United States. The album contains music composed for the 1983 film Local Hero, produced by David Puttnam and written and directed by Bill Forsyth. In 1984, the album received a BAFTA award nomination for Best Score for a Film.

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