Down All the Days (Till 1992)

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"Down All the Days (Till 1992)"
Single by The Kinks
from the album UK Jive
B-side "You Really Got Me" (Live)
Released 25 September 1989 (UK)
2 October 1989 (US)
Format 7" single
Recorded December 1988 – April 1989 at Konk Studios, London
Genre Rock
Length 4:57
Label MCA
Writer(s) Ray Davies
Producer(s) Ray Davies
The Kinks singles chronology
"The Road"
(UK, 1988)
"Lost and Found"
(US, 1987)
"Down All the Days (Till 1992)"
"How Do I Get Close"

"Down All the Days (Till 1992)" is a song and single by the British rock group, The Kinks. It was released as the eighth track on the band's unsuccessful LP, UK Jive. The song was written by the band's main songwriter, Ray Davies.

Release and Reception[edit]

"Down All the Days (Till 1992)" was first released as a single in Britain (but not America) on 25 September 1989. Backed with a live version of the band's 1964 smash hit "You Really Got Me", the single, like "The Road" before it, was unsuccessful, not charting in any locations. In October of that same year, the song was released on the album UK Jive, where it was the eighth track. In 1990, "Down All the Days (Till 1992)" was used as the B-side of its follow-up, "How Do I Get Close", in Britain. The song later appeared on the compilation album, Picture Book.

"Down All the Days (Till 1992)" was called a "ham-fisted anthem" by Stephen Thomas Erlewine of AllMusic.[1]