Mark Knopfler's fourth solo album will be released Sept. 28 via Warner Bros. Dubbed "Shangri-La," the set is the former Dire Straits leader's follow-up to 2002's acclaimed "The Ragpicker's Dream." The 14-track album is named for the Malibu, Calif., studio where it was recorded.
Recovery from injuries sustained in a recent motorcycle accident has forced Mark Knopfler to cancel all of his upcoming touring commitments. The former Dire Straits frontman was due to kick off a European tour in April and North American tour June 26 in Portsmouth, Va. The artist was going out in support of his third solo album, "The Ragpicker's Dream," released in October in the U.S. via Warner Bros.