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The Kinks - Give The People What They Want Album

The Kinks - Give The People What They Want Album
Performer: The Kinks
Title: Give The People What They Want
Released: 1981
Label: Arista
Country: US
Style: Pop Rock
Catalog #: AL 9567
Genre: Rock
Rating: 4.6
Votes: 397
Formats: Vinyl, LP, Album, Monarch Pressing
FLAC size: 2164 mb
MP3 size: 2917 mb


1Around The Dial4:48
2Art Lover3:31
4Killers Eyes4:36
5A Little Bit Of Abuse3:45
6Better Things2:44
8Back To Front3:18
10Give The People What They Want3:43
11Add It Up3:12


  • BassJim Rodford
  • Design [Album Design]Neal Pozner
  • DrumsMick Avory
  • EngineerBen Fenner
  • KeyboardsIan Gibbons
  • Lead Guitar, VocalsDave Davies
  • ManagementRenaissance Management
  • Mastered ByBob Ludwig
  • Photography ByRobert Ellis
  • Rhythm Guitar, Synthesizer, Piano, Lead Vocals, Producer, Written-ByRay Davies
  • Typography [Inner Sleeve Lettering]Hal Fiedler


Monarch pressing.

Issued with color credit/photo inner sleeve.


  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix side A, on label): AL 9567 SA
  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix side B, on label): AL 9567 SB
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, etched): MR Δ25229 AL-9567-SA-20
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, etched): MR 25229X AL-9567-SB-12 RL
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout both sides, stamped): MASTERDISK
  • Barcode: 7822-19567-1


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Arista Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Arista Records, Inc.
  • Recorded At – Konk Studios
  • Mixed At – Konk Studios
  • Mastered At – Masterdisk
  • Pressed By – Monarch Record Mfg. Co. – Δ25229
  • Manufactured By – Arista Records, Inc.


Give the People What They Want is the nineteenth studio album by the English rock group the Kinks. It was released in August 1981 in the US but not until January 1982 in Europe. It was delayed because Ray Davies wanted to produce a full-length video for the album but financing fell through. Also scrapped were plans to remix the album for the European market. It was initially aimed to be a statement on the media. Title track from the Kinks album, which was released in August 1981 in the US, but was delayed until January 1982 in Europe. But the minor masterpiece of the album is Better Things, a sweet piece of charming sentimentalism that is the only time Davies lets his guard down during the entire album. Track Listing. Songs in album The Kinks - Give The People What They Want 1981. The Kinks - Around The Dial. The Kinks - Give The People What They Want. The Kinks - Killer's Eyes. The Kinks - Predictable. The Kinks - Add It Up. The Kinks - Destroyer. Album 1981 11 Songs. Rock 1981. Around the Dial. Give the People What They Want. free to The Kinks Give The People What They Want Around The Dial, Give The People What They Want and more. 11 tracks 40:53. The Kinks 19631996 2018-present are an English pop-rock group that came out of the British R&B scene of the early 1960s. Посмотреть сведения об участниках альбома, рецензии, композиции и приобрести альбом 1981 Vinyl от Give The People What They Want на the Kinks' six Arista studio albums, initially released between 1977 and 1984, were reissued in 1999, Give the People What They Want was the only one that did not contain bonus tracks, despite the fact that the single release of Better Things was slightly different from the album version. The British single of Better Things also included a non-album B-side, Massive Reductions, which was different from the version of the song from the band's 1984 album Word of Mouth. Track listing. All tracks are written by Ray Davies. The Kinks Album Guide. An overview of one of rock & rolls most gloriously weird songbooks. Must-Haves: Something Else by the Kinks 1967. Ray Davies answer to Pet Sounds: a delicate, compassionate portrait of everyday loneliness lurking in the hearts of people pretending everythings fine on the surface. And like Pet Sounds, it was a commercial flop that almost killed the band. He serenades housewives with curlers in their hair Two Sisters , aging dandies Afternoon Tea , Cockney nicotine junkies Harry Rag . The title track to The Kinks 1981 album, Give The People What They Want was written by their frontman Ray Davies in response to what he saw on American TV when he was writing songs for their previous album, Low Budget. He noticed that TV was getting more and more sensational, and that viewers were fascinated with violence and tragedy - similar to how Romans watched Christians get fed to the lions. It was a very prescient song, as TV became even more overwrought with spectacle in later years. Davis explained in a 1981 interview with Creem: What happens is the consumer is being
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