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Brothers Gonna Work It Out (or maybe not in some cases)

There is long history of sibling rivalry in bands. In the 1990s, it was one Oasis’ biggest marketing tools, so much so that there is even a rare bootleg of the Gallagher brothers rowing during an NME interview, called ‘Wibbling Rivalry’. 312 more words

I'm not like Everybody Else - the Kinks - meaningful lyrics

As a fourteen year old I sat on the bed in my bedroom endlessly playing this song. It seemed to sum up how I felt about myself. 493 more words


MUSIC REVIEW | The Kinks – The Village Green Preservation Society (1968)

The title of the biggest English bands of all time usually gets snatched up by The Beatles and The Rolling Stones. When you look more specifically at rock, … 547 more words

Empyrean Abattoir by Of Montreal

Deana Discovered It From: Pitchfork

Review: Of Montreal is one of those bands that I feel like I need to embark on and really dig down deep into their discography. 98 more words

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Review – Sunny Afternoon, Harold Pinter Theatre, 29th December 2014

If you’re like me, you can’t think of the Kinks’ Sunny Afternoon without instantly singing to yourself, “the taxman’s taken all my dough and left me in my stately home”; although I always thought it was the even more savage, “the taxman’s taken all my dole and left me in my stately hole”. 1,572 more words

Chris Sparkle

Sunny Afternoon – The Kinks from Face to Face

The Kinks get overlooked or given short shrift when discussing 60s British Invasion bands.  They shouldn’t. They started out belting blues-based rock numbers  with harder edge that equaled anything the early Stones were putting out in their attempts to recreate American blues.  382 more words