So Far Away (4:00)

Cover of Sultans of Swing: The Very Best of Dire Straits

From Sultans of Swing: The Very Best of Dire Straits and 35 other releases

“So Far Away” is a 1985 rock song by Dire Straits. It appears on the album Brothers in Arms. It became the band’s fourth top 20 hit on the Billboard charts, peaking at #19.

According to the So Far Away Songfacts, the line, “I’m tired of making out on the telephone, ‘cause you’re so far away from me” hails back to a common element of the 1980s: the phone-sex line.

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Here I am again in this mean old town
And you're so far away from me
And where are you when the sun go down?
You're so far away from me

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