They also had his brother Dave, a guitarist who could do gentle and understated just as well as ragged and raucous, and an unheralded, oft-changing rhythm section that took whatever the wide-ranging songs required in stride.
Very simply, The Kinks were a one-of-a-kind band. And while we hope against hope that Ray and Dave can coexist long enough to produce more new music their last new studio album was released in , we can take a look back at some of the legendary albums this band has produced. Click here to buy. Their American label Reprise Records took advantage of this by packaging many of these hits together in this compilation that was only released in the U.
Unfortunately, he chose to illustrate that fact by loading the rest of Sleepwalker with competent but undistinguished mainstream rock. While that might have made the album a hit at the time, its processed sound and weak songs sound dated today, especially compared to the lively arena rock the Kinks later released.
Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Life On The Road. Big Man. Juke Box Music. Sleepless Night. Stormy Sky. Full Moon. Life Goes On. Arista , Arista. Sell This Version. Arista , EMI Electrola. Critical reaction to the album was generally positive, an improvement on the band's previous reception during their theatrical incarnation. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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