Think Visual

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Think Visual
Think visual album.jpg
Studio album by The Kinks
Released 17 November 1986
Recorded January 1986 and June–August 1986 at Konk Studios, London
Genre Rock
Length 44:22
Language English
Label US: MCA
UK: London
Germany: Metronome
Producer Ray Davies
The Kinks chronology
Word of Mouth
(1984)
Think Visual
(1986)
UK Jive
(1989)
Singles from Think Visual
  1. "Rock 'n' Roll Cities"
    Released: 1986
  2. "How Are You"
    Released: 1986
  3. "Lost and Found"
    Released: 1987
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]
Blender 1/5 stars[2]
Rolling Stone (mixed)[3]

Think Visual is the twenty-second studio album by English rock band, The Kinks, released in 1986.

According to Ray Davies, the album was originally going to be a concept album where his "spiv" character from the "Come Dancing" music video was put in the "environment of a video shop."[4] However, this was abandoned.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Ray Davies, except as noted.

  1. "Working at the Factory" – 2:58
  2. "Lost and Found" – 5:19
  3. "Repetition" – 4:06
  4. "Welcome to Sleazy Town" – 3:50
  5. "The Video Shop" – 5:15
  6. "Rock 'n' Roll Cities" – 3:43 (Dave Davies)
  7. "How Are You" – 4:27
  8. "Think Visual" – 3:12
  9. "Natural Gift" – 3:44
  10. "Killing Time" – 4:02
  11. "When You Were a Child" – 3:40 (Dave Davies)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

Citations

  1. ^ Stephen Thomas Erlewine. "Think Visual - The Kinks | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-06-12. 
  2. ^ [1] Archived 30 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ [2] Archived 6 May 2007 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ Hinman 2004, p. 280.

Sources

  • Hinman, Doug (2004). The Kinks: All Day and All of the Night: Day by Day Concerts, Recordings, and Broadcasts, 1961-1996. Backbeat Books. ISBN 978-0879307653.