Working Man's Café

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Working Man's Café
Studio album by Ray Davies
Released 22 October 2007
Genre Rock
Label V2
Producer Ray Davies
Ray Davies chronology
Other People's Lives
Working Man's Café
The Kinks Choral Collection

Working Man's Café is a solo album released on 22 October 2007 in the UK by Ray Davies, formerly lead singer and songwriter of The Kinks. A day earlier, on 21 October, a ten track promotional copy of the album (minus bonus tracks "Hymn for a New Age" and "The Real World") was "given away" with the Sunday Times newspaper in the UK. The album was released in the US on New West/Ammal Records on 19 February 2008.

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Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Paste Magazine 3.5/5 stars link

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Vietnam Cowboys"
  2. "You're Asking Me"
  3. "Working Man's Café"
  4. "Morphine Song"
  5. "In a Moment"
  6. "Peace in Our Time"
  7. "No One Listen"
  8. "Imaginary Man"
  9. "One More Time"
  10. "The Voodoo Walk"
  1. "Hymn for a New Age"
  2. "The Real World"

The American CD/DVD deluxe edition, released on 19 February 2008, contains the following four bonus tracks in addition to those aforementioned:

  1. "Angola (Wrong Side of the Law)"
  2. "I, The Victim" (Rough Mix from the upcoming project called "Ripper")
  3. "Vietnam Cowboys" (Demo)
  4. "The Voodoo Walk" (Demo)

It also contains a separate DVD with a twenty-minute short film named Americana: A Work in Progress, filmed and directed by Ray Davies, featuring footage from the Storyteller tour that took place in the autumn of 2001.

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