2LP - Heavyweight Black Vinyl. A collection of tracks chosen by The Kinks' Ray Davies, Dave Davies and Mick Avory that reflect the trials and tribulations of their journey through life together as a band since 1963. The albums are split into themed sections created by The Kinks.
Experience the timeless allure of The Kinks with The Journey - Part 2 - a double best of. A thrilling odyssey through the bands iconic hits, including the electrifying "Till The End of The Day," the exuberant "David Watts," the sun-soaked vibes of "Sunny Afternoon," and the rebellious anthem "20th Century Man.", plus many many more.
This release features 3 unreleased, newly remixed live tracks from the legendary 'New Victoria Suite' performances, transporting you front-row to hear the band's raw energy and musical brilliance.
To add to the magic of The Journey Part 2, this release features beautifully crafted liner notes by the band themselves. They delve into the band's remarkable journey, shedding light on the creative process, memorable anecdotes, and the enduring legacy of The Kinks offering you a glimpse into the band's world, providing context and insight into the stories behind these timeless classics.
Embrace the nostalgia and groove to The Kinks' unrivaled soundscape.
The World Around The Journeyman Starts To Crumble As His Life Is Turned Upside Down:
1. Till The End Of The Day (1965)
2. Preservation (1974)
3. David Watts (1967)
4. This Time Tomorrow (Alternate Take, 2020 Mix) (1970)
5. A Well Respected Man (1965)
6. Monica (1968)
7. Scrapheap City (1974)
The Journeyman Is Led Astray By Ghosts And A Dark Angel:
1. Lola (1970)
2. Sunny Afternoon (1966)
3. Animal Farm (1968)
4. Creeping Jean (1969)*
5. Two Sisters (1967)
6. See My Friends (1965)
7. Money Talks (2023 Mix) (1974) **
Our Journeyman Is Seduced By Those Ghosts And Demons Of The Underworld And Searches For His Lost Innocence:
1. Rainy Day In June (1966)
2. Dedicated Follower Of Fashion (1966)
3. Where Are They Now? (2023 Mix) (1974) **
4. Wicked Annabella (1968)
5. Susannah's Still Alive (1967)*
6. 20th Century Man (1971)
7. Sitting By The Riverside (1968)
Despair Turns To Elation As Journeyman Overcomes His Fear. Reunites With Old Friends:
1. New Victoria Suite - Everybody's A Star (Starmaker) (Live, 2023 Mix) (1975) **
2. New Victoria Suite - Slum Kids (Live, 2023 Mix) (1975) **
3. New Victoria Suite - (A) Face In The Crowd (Live, 2023 Mix) (1975) **
4. Holiday Romance (1975)
5. Big Sky (1968)
6. God's Children (1971)
* = BY DAVE DAVIES
** = PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED VERSION