UK Jive

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UK Jive
Studio album by The Kinks
Released 2 October 1989
Recorded December 1988 - April 1989 at Konk Studios, London (except "Entertainment": June 1981)
Genre Rock, pop, hard rock[1]
Length 43:44
Label USA MCA
UK London
Producer Ray Davies
The Kinks chronology
Think Visual
(1986)
UK Jive
(1989)
Phobia
(1993)
Singles from UK Jive
  1. "Down All the Days (Till 1992)"
    Released: 1989 (1989)
  2. "How Do I Get Close"
    Released: 1990 (1990)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[2]
Blender 1/5 stars[3]

UK Jive is the twenty-second studio album by the English rock group, The Kinks, released in 1989. It was the first album in almost three years since the 1986 album, Think Visual. At this point, it was the longest gap between album releases since the inception of the group. It is a concept album about modern day society.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Ray Davies, except as noted

Original release[edit]

  1. "Aggravation" – 6:10
  2. "How Do I Get Close" – 5:07
  3. "UK Jive" – 3:49
  4. "Now and Then" – 3:32
  5. "What Are We Doing?" – 3:38
  6. "Entertainment" – 4:19
  7. "War Is Over" – 3:41
  8. "Down All the Days (Till 1992)" – 4:57
  9. "Loony Balloon" – 5:03
  10. "Dear Margaret" (Dave Davies) – 3:27

Bonus tracks on CD[edit]

  1. "Bright Lights" (Dave Davies) – 3:28
  2. "Perfect Strangers" (Dave Davies) – 6:26

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]