The Kinks

The Kinks: Give The People What They Want

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Product Type: VINYL LP
Artist: The Kinks

Artist: The Kinks
Title: Give The People What They Want
Product Type: VINYL LP

Limited 180gm clear colored vinyl LP pressing housed in a gatefold sleeve. 1981 found The Kinks riding high. The band was a popular concert attraction and the bulk of their work from this period was perfectly suited to the broader gestures required in arenas. Ray Davies, never a man to shy away from irony, offers an album title that sounds like a directive. Yet opener "Around The Dial" stares squarely into the perceived dearth of meaningful fare on the contemporary airwaves and closer "Better Things," proved to be one of the Kinks' strongest, most evocative songs in years. Davies produced the album to blend smoothly with the era's sonic priorities and values - and although the drum sound is clearly a product of the times - the rich identity of the band is clearer and stronger than ever.

1.1 Around the Dial
1.2 Give the People What They Want
1.3 Killer's Eyes
1.4 Predictable
1.5 Add It Up
2.1 Destroyer
2.2 Yo-Yo
2.3 Back to Front
2.4 Art Lover
2.5 A Little Bit of Abuse
2.6 Better Things

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