Top 11 Anti-Thanksgiving Songs

Top 11 Anti-Thanksgiving Songs

I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way. I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house, we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land. – Jon Stewart Feeling thankful about anything yet? Neither are we. Thanksgiving is approaching, and the day is supposed to be about gratitude but let’s face […]

‘The Village Green Preservation Society’ at 50: Dave Davies of the Kinks Looks Back (The Interview)

‘The Village Green Preservation Society’ at 50: Dave Davies of the Kinks Looks Back (The Interview)

The Kinks were rock’s quintessential misfits, always out of step and out of time, but that seemingly self-enforced separation from their fellow contemporaries made them so gloriously unique. The band’s masterpiece, The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society, stuck out like a sore thumb in 1968, a quaint and reflective nostalgic song cycle of […]

The Kinks: Massive 50th Anniversary Reissue of ‘The Village Green Preservation Society’ Detailed

The Kinks: Massive 50th Anniversary Reissue of ‘The Village Green Preservation Society’ Detailed

On October 26, the Kinks will commemorate the 50th anniversary of their crucial album, The Village Green Preservation Society, with an elaborate and expansively detailed reissue package. Available digitally, on single-CD, double-CD, vinyl and deluxe box set editions, this is the real deal for fans seeking a treasure trove of bonus material. The landmark 1968 […]

Watch Ray Davies’ New Music Video for ‘Americana’; New Album Out Friday 4/21

Watch Ray Davies’ New Music Video for ‘Americana’; New Album Out Friday 4/21

Legendary Kinks songwriter Ray Davies will release his new solo record, Americana, this Friday, April 21. Previewed already with the song “Poetry,” Americana definitely sounds as if it’ll be a poignant record from Davies, thematically. It’s his first solo album since 2008’s Working Man’s Cafe. The album contains the same general tone as Davies’ recent […]

Hear Ray Davies’ New Song ‘Poetry,’ Off His Newly-Announced Solo Album ‘Americana’

Hear Ray Davies’ New Song ‘Poetry,’ Off His Newly-Announced Solo Album ‘Americana’

On April 21, Ray Davies of the Kinks will release a new solo album titled Americana (with the Jayhawks serving as his backing band). Davies made the announcement earlier this week and it came with the premier of a song called “Poetry,” which you can hear below: Davies’ last album of new material was 2008’s Working Man’s […]

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