‘The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society’ was both ahead of and behind the times when the British rockers released the album in November 1968. A critical success, but commercial disappointment at the time, the ‘Village Green’ LP eventually bec…
It's up to Ray Davies to decide if and when the Kinks reunite for a tour in 2014. But Dave Davies, the band's guitarist, makes it clear that he's up for it. In fact, he says he told his brother that now is the time because they're not getting any younger.
It was the late '60s through the early '70s and one band that had gained popularity at a rapid pace found themselves reigning right up there with the other top rock bands of that era, allow me to introduce you to The Kinks.
The Kinks's 1971 'Muswell Hillbillies' album was a critical success, but a commercial flop. The album -- their ninth -- will be reissued this fall with an abundance of bonus tracks. The original album included 12 songs; the reissue will contain 25.
Former Kinks guitarist Dave Davies will return from a six-year solo recording break on June 4 when he releases his sixth full-length collection of original studio recordings, the defiantly titled 'I Will Be Me.'
BBC Films is currently in the process of filming 'You Really Got Me' - the story of The Kinks. The film is based on the two brothers Ray and Dave Davies who founded the band and their inability to get along (to put it lightly).