Working Man's Café
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|Working Man's Café|
|Studio album by Ray Davies|
|Released||22 October 2007|
|Producer||Ray Davies, Ray Kennedy|
|Ray Davies chronology|
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.
All tracks composed by Ray Davies
- "Vietnam Cowboys"
- "You're Asking Me"
- "Working Man's Café"
- "Morphine Song"
- "In a Moment"
- "Peace in Our Time"
- "No One Listen"
- "Imaginary Man"
- "One More Time"
- "The Voodoo Walk"
- "Hymn for a New Age"
- "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:
- "Angola (Wrong Side of the Law)"
- "I, The Victim" (Rough Mix from the upcoming project called "Ripper")
- "Vietnam Cowboys" (Demo)
- "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.
- Ray Davies - lead vocals, acoustic guitar, keyboards
- Pat Buchanan - electric guitar
- Ray Kennedy - additional electric guitar, percussion
- Craig Young - bass
- Tim Lauer - keyboards
- Shannon Otis Forrest - drums
- Karin Forsman, Ray Davies, Ray Kennedy - background vocals
- Mick Avory - percussion on "You're Asking Me"
- Nick Payne - tenor and baritone saxophone on "Morphine Song"
- Mike Cotton - trumpet on "Morphine Song"
- Simon Edwards - bass on "One More Time"
- Martyn Baker - drums on "One More Time"
- Bill Lloyd - electric guitar on "The Real World"