is an album, released 15 June 2009 in the UK and 10 November 2009 in the US, by The Kinks Choral Collection Ray Davies and the Crouch End Festival Chorus. The album features new studio recordings of Ray Davies' compositions, all but one of which were originally recorded by his band The Kinks.
The collection begins with versions of seven Kinks singles including some of the less well-known singles (including the non-charting "
Shangri-La" and " Celluloid Heroes") as well as some of their most successful (including " You Really Got Me" and " Waterloo Sunset"). It then features a version of the title track from Davies' 2007 solo album , versions of six album tracks from The Kinks' 1968 album Working Man's Café and closes with a version of another well-known Kinks single " The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society All Day and All of the Night".
The album entered the
UK albums chart at #28 which was its peak position.
It was re-released in the UK on 7 December 2009 as a special edition featuring Ray's Christmas single
Postcard From London, featuring Chrissie Hynde.
Track listing [ edit ]
Waterloo Sunset" "
You Really Got Me" "
See My Friends" "
Celluloid Heroes" "
Shangri-La" "Working Man's Café"
Village Green" "
Picture Book" "Big Sky"
"Do You Remember Walter?"
The Village Green Preservation Society" "
All Day and All of the Night" "Postcard From London" [bonus track on extended special edition re-release only]
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