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 […]

Out Now: The 50th Anniversary Edition of the Kinks’ ‘Village Green Preservation Society’ (Listen)

Out Now: The 50th Anniversary Edition of the Kinks’ ‘Village Green Preservation Society’ (Listen)

In 1968, the Kinks released The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society, a conceptual record that would play a large part in defining their creative output as the years progressed. Writer Ken Sharp sums up the album as follows in our recent feature chat with guitarist Dave Davies: “A quaint and reflective nostalgic song […]

Dave Davies Dips Into His Solo Vault for New Collection, ‘Decade,’ Out Now (New Music Friday)

Dave Davies Dips Into His Solo Vault for New Collection, ‘Decade,’ Out Now (New Music Friday)

Between 1971 and 1979, Dave Davies was a rather prolific recording artist — but a good amount of material he laid to tape outside the Kinks hadn’t seen an official release until now. Decade, a compilation of some of those recordings from Davies throughout the decade, was released on Friday after being previewed in recent […]

‘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 […]

New from Dave Davies: Hear ‘This Precious Time (Long Lonely Road),’ Off His New Compilation ‘Decade’

New from Dave Davies: Hear ‘This Precious Time (Long Lonely Road),’ Off His New Compilation ‘Decade’

On Oct. 12, Dave Davies of the Kinks will release Decade, a collection of solo recordings he made at various points during the 1970s (pre-order the album now by clicking here). Davies has previewed the album so far with two songs, the previously unreleased “Cradle to the Grave” and “Same Old Blues” and, now, a […]

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 […]

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