Best Songs Ever

What’s your favorite song?
Random Song
Please enter a search term (min. 2 chars)
iTunes Charts
ø 4 at 2 votes
What’s your rating?

Dire Straits

Ride Across The River

  • Rock
  • Pop
  • Space
  • Other
  • Classic Rock
song from
  • 1985
  • 2008
  • 1977
  • 1986
  • 1987

Alternative video Spotify
Brothers in Arms is the fifth studio album by the British rock band Dire Straits, released in 1985. The first half of the album is a development of their unique brand of rock which had evolved in their music since the 1980 album Making Movies, while the second half consists of more folk-influenced material. The whole album maintains the original Dire Straits’ bluesy and laid back guitar-based style whilst utilising a more lavish production and overall sound. Brothers in Arms charted #1 worldwide, spent fifteen weeks at number one on the UK Singles Chart, and nine weeks at number one on the Billboard 200 in the U.S. It is the fourth best-selling album in UK chart history, is certified nine times platinum in the United States, and is one of the world’s best selling albums having sold... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Gonna ride across the river deep and wide ... Ride across the river to the other side

Current Rank: ...

Popularity on the Web


Most votes come from France, and Argentina.


More songs by Dire Straits (See Charts): Setting Me Up, It Never Rains, One World, Once Upon A Time In The West, Six Blade Knife, Portobello Belle, Lions, Les Boys, Down To The Waterline, and You And Your Friend.

Popular in Rock (See Charts): Bohemian Rhapsody, Stairway To Heaven, Beat It, Give In To Me, Wherever You Will Go, Stigmatized, Nothing'S Changed, Hotel California, Imagine, and Nothing Else Matters.


Use at most three hashtags in your comment to connect the song with a topic (i.e. #live or #workout). It must contain at least one letter. You can view a toplist for every tag.