Other People's Lives

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This article is about the Ray Davies album. For the 1997 song by Modest Mouse, see Other People's Lives (Modest Mouse song).
Other People's Lives
Studio album by Ray Davies
Released 2006
Genre Rock
Length 61:07
Label V2
Producer Ray Davies
Ray Davies chronology
The Storyteller
Other People's Lives
Working Man's Café
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media (6.7/10)[2]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[3]

Other People's Lives is an album by Ray Davies. It reached the top 40 in the UK Albums Chart in February 2006, and 122 in the US Billboard 200. Released on V2 Records it was Davies' third solo album, but his first straightforward studio release.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Ray Davies

  1. "Things Are Gonna Change (The Morning After)"
  2. "After The Fall"
  3. "Next Door Neighbour"
  4. "All She Wrote"
  5. "Creatures of Little Faith"
  6. "Run Away From Time"
  7. "The Tourist"
  8. "Is There Life After Breakfast?"
  9. "The Getaway (Lonesome Train)"
  10. "Other People's Lives"
  11. "Stand Up Comic"
  12. "Over My Head"
  13. "Thanksgiving Day" (UK-only bonus track)

Promotional singles were distributed to radio for the tracks "Things Are Gonna Change (The Morning After)" and "Over my Head". No singles have been commercially released.

The title song appeared in the radio program This American Life episode 344: "The Competition".[4]


  • Ray Davies - guitar, keyboards, vocals
  • Mark Johns, Steve Bolton - guitar
  • Dick Nolan, Norman Watt-Roy- bass
  • Dylan Howe, Toby Baron - drums


  1. ^ Stephen Thomas Erlewine. "Other People's Lives - Ray Davies | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-04-08. 
  2. ^ "Ray Davies: Other People's Lives | Album Reviews". Pitchfork.com. 2006-03-14. Retrieved 2015-04-08. 
  3. ^ [1] Archived January 7, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ "Radio Archive by Date". Thisamericanlife.org. Retrieved 2015-04-08. 

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