Do you remember football played by those who could, mainly for the love of the game rather than the stupid money they earn nowadays? Do you remember the Nokia 3310? Drives out in the car on a Sunday because it was a pleasant thing to do? Cricketers wearing white? Well, if you occasionally yearn for those, and many others, you will find yourself in nirvana when listening to the beautiful simplicity of this offering by one of the biggest bands from the era. They were probably the Guardian readers of the day. Thoughtful, interesting, slightly oddball in terms of what was coming next. But on the other hand, believable, honest and above all cultured.
Let’s have a look at the music itself in the review section.
The Kinks - The village green preservation society
TITLE: The village green preservation society
ARTIST: The Kinks
CAT NO: PYL6008
RELEASED: 1967 (this version released in 1987)
FORMAT: Vinyl LP gatefold album