The Kinks The Kink Kontroversy [UK Bonus Tracks]

The Kink Kontroversy [UK Bonus Tracks]
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CD Details

  • Released: August 21, 2001
  • Originally Released: 2001
  • Label: Sanctuary Records

Entertainment Reviews:

Rolling Stone - p.86
4 stars out of 5 -- "[The album] peaks with the cheery 'Till the End of the Day'..."
Record Collector (magazine) - p.92
3 stars out of 5 -- "KONTROVERSY was built around 'Till The End Of The Day,' and found Ray in full world-weary mode."

Tracks:

  • 1.Milk Cow Blues
  • 2.Ring the Bells
  • 3.Gotta Get the First Plane Home
  • 4.When I See That Girl of Mine
  • 5.I Am Free
  • 6.Till the End of the Day
  • 7.The World Keeps Going Round
  • 8.I'm on an Island
  • 9.Where Have All the Good Times Gone
  • 10.It's Too Late
  • 11.What's in Store for Me
  • 12.You Can't Win
  • 13.Dedicated Follower of Fashion
  • 14.Sittin' on My Sofa
  • 15.When I See That Girl of Mine - (previously unreleased, demo)
  • 16.Dedicated Follower of Fashion - (previously unreleased, alternate take, stereo)

Product Description:

The Kinks: Ray Davies (vocals, guitar, piano); Dave Davies (vocals, guitar); Peter Quaife (bass); Mick Avory (drums).
Includes original release liner notes by Michael Aldred & new liner notes by Peter Doggett.
Personnel: Ray Davies (vocals, guitar, harmonica, piano); Dave Davies (vocals, guitar); Dave (vocals, background vocals); Shel Talmy (guitar); Nicky Hopkins (piano); Peter Quaife (bass guitar, background vocals); Clem Catini (drums); Mick Avory (percussion).
Audio Remasterer: Simon Heyworth.
Liner Note Authors: Michael Aldred; Peter Doggett.
Recording information: PYE Studios (10/23/1965-02/25/1966); Regent Sound Studios (10/23/1965-02/25/1966).
Author: Michael Aldred.
Photographer: Klaus Schmalenbach.
THE KINK KONTROVERSY is the pivotal album in the Kinks' career, the bridge from filler-laden early efforts like KINDA KINKS to the string of masterpieces starting with 1966's FACE TO FACE. The hit single "Til the End of the Day" is the third and last of the trilogy of similar riff-rockers that started with "You Really Got Me." But elsewhere Ray Davies shows his peculiar development as a songwriter with downright morose tracks like "Where Have All the Good Times Gone," "Ring the Bells," and the pointedly sarcastic "I'm On An Island." Brother Dave continues his development as a songwriter with the swell "I Am Free," and as a singer with a stomping proto-metal cover of Kokomo Arnold's blues standard "Milk Cow Blues." The Castle reissue adds four tracks, including two takes of the non-album 1965 single "Dedicated Follower of Fashion."

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Product Info

  • UPC: 060768451629
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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