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Kinks in the Armour

The Kinks were, and still are, one of my favourite groups. I listened to them a lot about the time of writing and recording our album Another Age. 560 more words

The Kinks : Waterloo Sunset - The Finest English Song of the entire 1960s!

‘The most beautiful song in the English language’ (Robert Christgau)

‘Divine … a masterpiece’ (Pete Townsend)

‘As long as I gaze on Waterloo sunset I am in paradise’ (Ray Davies) 2,692 more words


I'm a [21st] century man but I don't wanna die here

“I was born in a welfare state
ruled by bureaucracy
controlled by civil servants
and people dressed in grey
got no privacy
got no liberty… 16 more words

Ray Davies

God Save The Kinks (final of four)

“ think I should never have stopped writing three-minute story songs. But I’ve written so many of them the formula begins to reveal itself. The magic goes. 2,231 more words


The Kinks (pt. 3) - It's Only Juke Box Music

I exalt Ray and Dave Davies. People in America talk about The Beatles, The Stones, The Who. For me, it’s the Beatles, The Stones, the Kinks … I certainly wouldn’t have presumed to compete with the Kinks. 1,645 more words